When is the Best Time for Open Positions in Higher Ed?
Timing is everything in your job search. Higher education professionals conducting a search often ask, "When is the best time of year for open positions?"
Before seeking the answer, you must first understand that your job search is unique and it only takes one offer –– and that one job offer can come along at any time.
CUPA-HR Survey Shows Public Institutions Outpaced Private Institutions Last Year in Salary Increases for Senior Administrators
In 2013, for the first time in several years, senior leaders at public institutions saw a more substantial salary increase than their peers at private institutions. Data from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)’s 2013-14 Administrators in Higher Education Salary Survey show a median base salary increase of 2.5% for those in senior-level positions at public institutions
Higher Education Employment Contracts While Job Postings Expand
The number of jobs in higher education decreased in Q4 2013 for the second consecutive quarter. Over the same period, the number of advertisements for job openings in higher education continued to grow according to a new report from HigherEdJobs, the leading source for jobs and career information in academia.
Crafting Your First Resume
You are graduating soon or maybe thinking ahead and starting your job search early. In addition to acing your final classes, your resume needs to be perfected as well. But, how do you draft that first resume? As a director of career services, I worked with many students who were crafting their first resume...
How to Appropriately Use Your Network During Your Job Search
Are you looking for a job? Don't underestimate the power of using your network in your job search. In this month's interview, we discuss the importance of effectively utilizing your network. Tips on properly utilizing your contacts through respectful and professional interactions are discussed as well as pitfalls to avoid.
Search Early, Search Often
One of the most crowded sessions at the recent MLA Annual Convention in Chicago was "Myth Busting the Job Search." The session was a sort of Job Searching 101 for those in the Humanities. One piece of advice shared that seemed to surprise many attendees was to start your job search early, before you’re actually on the market
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