Here is some advice on how to do well in the academic job interview process.
The Dissertation initiative for the advancement of climate change research posted A Magic Guide to Interviewing for the Job you'll Luv: a good read with useful advice for any interviewee.
When the table has turned and you are the one hiring there are a number of factors that should be considered to pick the right candidate in the right way. In Sandra L. Schmids Beyond CV's and impact factors: an employer's manifesto, read about how new interviewing techniques for the academic world.
A few great reads on teaching and supervising in the academic world
Handelsman et al. write a great Science Magazine paper on Scientific Teaching.
Peter Kareiva gives advice on How to teach with minimal effort and maximum effectiveness.
This is some Advice for interviewing in the academic world that I wrote up. Take a look and let me know if you have any questions or comments!
Lee, Dennis and Campbell look at what makes a good mentor in Nature's guide for mentors.
This article by Grogan et al. talks about how to improve your mentoring skills.