Generally speaking, I think it's a little tacky to blog about the job market. It's there, it sucks, we're all on it, unconscionable hours have been spent reducing our life's research to five-hundred-word blurbs, etc., etc.
But ever since last year I've have an unaccountable fondness for job market playlists. Somehow they never stop being funny.
Aretha Franklin's "Respect" is a classic, of course.
Philip Nel suggests Bicycle's "Electrolux": "Suck it up/ enhance production":
Barbara Hui suggests "Eye of the Tiger":
What's on yours?
Scott Selisker recommends Talking Heads's "Cities" ("find a city, find myself a city to live in"):