The United States' Skills Gap Crisis and You
Shockingly, there are millions of jobs currently unfilled even though our country's unemployment rate remains stubbornly high. In a recently published book, The A+ Solution: How America's Professional Societies and Trade Associations Can Solve the Nation's Workforce Skills Crisis, the authors make a compelling case for the role associations can play in training our workforce and providing workers with the ongoing skill sets to succeed in their profession.
Fostering a Civil Work Environment, a Follow-up Q&A with Daniel Griffith
Workplace incivility has become a hot button topic in all fields, not just higher education. In January Daniel Griffith reviewed common workplace incivilities in a HigherEdJobs Webinar. The response was overwhelmingly positive and Griffith has agreed to address questions and issues raised by participants of the webinar.
The Affordable Care Act and Higher Education
From its inception to its troubled roll out, this country's new health insurance policy has been the subject of countless news stories and debates. But what does it mean for higher education employment? Will the fact that young adults no longer have to be a full-time student to be on their parents' insurance affect college enrollment, and thus jobs? Will universities be able to hire more adjuncts now that the pressure to provide insurance is removed?
Higher Ed Salaries Increasing, Jobs Decreasing (Slightly)
This week, The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) released findings from their 2013-2014 Professionals in Higher Education Salary Survey. This is the 17th annual publication of the survey. The survey was completed by over 1,000 higher education institutions including public, private, religious, Master's colleges and universities, Baccalaureate colleges, and Doctorate-granting institutions.
Measuring the Impact of Engineering Education
"Engineering is a poorly understood profession," states this month's HigherEd Careers guest expert, Dean Gary May from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. May discusses the importance of highlighting engineering education and explores how colleges and universities can succeed in retaining and graduating STEM students. The partnership between the American Society for Engineering Education and President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and its mission to further awareness of engineering education is also discussed.
Stop Applying Everywhere, Start Gathering Information
Maybe you haven't seen your ideal job posted in awhile. Maybe you haven't applied for a job recently. Sometimes you just feel helpless.
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