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2016
Feb
11
The Theory of Weak Ties, Social Media, and Your Job Search
by Justin Zackal
According to research, a more effective way to find a job through personal contacts is through a "weak tie" while others argue that "strong ties" make for better networks. In this day and age of social media, does the strength of your connection dictate the effectiveness of your network?

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2016
Feb
2
Bring Your Talent to Interviews
by Peter Weddle
Your unique talents can separate you from the other candidates you're competing with for a position. Do you know how to showcase what makes you different and stand out from the pack during an interview?
2016
Jan
29
Changing the Culture of Customer Service in Higher Education
by Justin Zackal
The idea of students as customers is becoming more and more common in higher education. What can professionals in academia, especially those working in student affairs, learn from customer service experts about dealing with students?
2016
Jan
27
How Student Affairs Pros Can Keep up with Social Media
by Marta Segal Block
Having a grasp of social media and how today's college students interact with these platforms can make or break your career as a student affairs professional. Do you know the best way to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of social media?
2016
Jan
22
Career Lessons From Professors in Movies
by Justin Zackal
Even though Hollywood often exaggerates traits of higher education professionals, there’s a lot to learn from professors in movies. Justin Zackal takes a fun look at notable movie professors and just what we can learn from them.
2016
Jan
20
Four Effective Strategies for Managing Committees
by Greg Sandler
Does the thought of managing a committee intimidate you? Author Greg Sandler provides four strategies for effective committee management.
2016
Jan
19
Fulfilling Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream: The Role for Higher Education
by Roland V. Anglin, David D. Troutt, Elise Boddie, Nancy Cantor, Peter Englot, from The Conversation
What role can universities play in helping to eliminate barriers that still exist for minorities today?
2016
Jan
19
Emmert Applauds Student-Athlete Activism
by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
During his annual speech at the NCAA convention, Mark Emmert applauded student-athlete campus activism and expressed concern about the lack of women and minority candidates being considered for coaching positions.
2016
Jan
15
At UC San Diego, Retired Professors are Mentoring First-Generation College Students
by Melvin H Green, Professor Emeritus Biology, University of California, San Diego, from The Conversation
A group of emeriti professors at UC San Diego provide career guidance and a understanding to nearly 100 first generation freshmen and sophomores from low-income families.
2016
Jan
13
Career Fitness: The Employer Litmus Test
by Peter Weddle
Evaluating whether a particular employer is right for your career is almost as important as the employer evaluating whether or not you're the right candidate. Peter Weddle suggests an Employer Litmus Test to help you determine if an employer will view you as a line item or an asset.
2016
Jan
11
Academic Self-Branding
by Eileen Hoenigman Meyer
Establishing a personal brand goes beyond creating a LinkedIn profile. It can help you succinctly articulate who you are professionally. But developing your personal brand isn't always so easy and often requires a great deal of soul searching.
2016
Jan
8
Colleges Tell Students to Leave Their Hoverboards at Home
by Collin Binkley
More than 30 universities have banned or restricted hoverboards on their campuses in recent weeks, saying the two-wheeled, motorized scooters are unsafe.
2016
Jan
8
Five Reasons Why You Should Work at Your Alma Mater
by Justin Zackal
Going back to where your education began might be a great career move, but be certain that nostalgia isn't your only motivation for returning.
2016
Jan
6
The Biggest Mistake Employers Make Interviewing Candidates
by Gary A. DePaul, PhD, CPT
Hiring candidates who practice leadership makes a difference, yet leadership is rarely assessed during an interview. Gary DePaul discusses how to evaluate leadership capabilities during an interview.
2016
Jan
4
2015's Top Stories from HigherEdJobs
by Marta Segal Block
HigherEdJobs published a lot of news and advice in 2015. Here we chronicle the most read, most commented, and our author's favorites from the past year.
2015
Dec
23
Post-Secondary Education on Non-College Campuses
Higher Ed Careers Interview | by Andrew Hibel
Andrew Hibel speaks with Christopher Span, the associate dean of the University of Illinois, about the goals of a new undergraduate degree program.
2015
Dec
21
Tenure Stress: How to Cope and Succeed
by Alison Herget
Tenure can be anxiety-inducing for even the most adept academician. Do you know how to cope with the stress and become successful during the tenure process?
2015
Dec
17
Stop the ePortfolio Madness Say…Students?
by eCampusNews
It's no secret that students despise higher education ePortfolios. One IT expert discusses what could be done to make these ePortfolios truly beneficial to students.
2015
Dec
16
Career Fitness: Threatspotting
by Peter Weddle
Being caught off guard can be one of the greatest obstacles to overcome in your job search and career success. How can you protect yourself in today's seemingly unpredictable job market and workplace?
2015
Dec
14
Missouri President: Opportunity to Lead in Racial Matters
by Jim Salter, Associated Press
The university has an opportunity to become a national leader in addressing racial concerns despite recent turmoil according to The University of Missouri System's interim president Michael Middleton.
2015
Dec
11
Why Supreme Court Case on Race in Admissions Matters More Than Ever
by Liliana M. Garces, Assistant Professor of Education, Pennsylvania State University, from The Conversation
In the wake of the Fisher v University of Texas case, racial tensions at colleges and universities are on the brink.
2015
Dec
10
Answering the Leadership Question in Job Interviews
by Gary A. DePaul, PhD, CPT
Answering leadership questions effectively and incorporating leadership responses into other questions can improve your viability as a candidate. But, how do you do that?

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