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Hi Karen! Do you think that working in alt-ac positions (e.g., assessment, research/teaching centers, etc.) rather than adjuncting while on the T-T job market is ever a good idea in terms of how it may influence your T-T candidacy? On the one hand, the full-time alt-ac track undoubtedly provides better benefits and pay than adjuncting, could broaden one's skill set in the event that the T-T path doesn't work out, and may be genuinely enjoyable to many. At the same time, might there be the risk of departments viewing you as an "other" for being associated with a university in an administrative capacity, thus damaging their perception of you? Thanks!