Some 74 percent of professors aged 49-67 plan to delay retirement past age 65 or never retire at all, so let’s face it, you need help. Here are some resources that will be update as I find them (or they’re pointed to me!). This will be perma-linked in the upper right-hand corner!
You and your research by Richard Hamming. A classic which everyone should read.
Terence Tao’s collection of career advice, from primary school to postdoc
Having the courage to build your own non-academic career path by Carla Davidson
Advice for Academic Authors by Kwan Choi
Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students by John Cochrane
A PhD is not enough! by Peter J Feibelman (pdf)
Some modest advice for graduate students by Stephen C. Stearns
A survival guide to starting and finishing a PhD by Nathan Yau
How not to suck at grad school
Getting the right kind of mentorship by Mark Christie
Ph.D. Thesis Research: Where do I Start? by Don Davis
A Few Tips for Being a More Sucessful Graduate Student by Darren Lubotsky
How to Survive Your First Year of Graduate School in Economics by Matthew Pearson
Q&A: Experienced Advice for “Lost” Graduate Students in Economics by Ariel Rubinstein
Giving an Academic Talk by John Shewchuck
Ten lessons I wish I had been taught by Gian-Carlo Rota
The Complete Guide to Getting into an Economics PhD program by Miles Kimball
Top 5 traits of the worst advisors by The Professor Is In
Growing Up In Science by Wei Ji Ma
Cumulative impact factor benchmarking. What does it take to get a tenure-track job?
Negotiating your academic job offer by Chris Blattman
PubChase has a forum for career questions. There are many great answers.
How to get tenure at a major research university by Sean Carroll
The Young Economist’s Guide to Professional Etiquette by Daniel Hamermesch
Who am I? Defining your identity on the tenure track by The New PI