Have a clear idea of the type of job you're searching for that is in line with your career path, writes Christine Kelly. Understand the position description thoroughly to target your application towards the job and be prepared for the interview, she writes.
Jobless claims remained under the 300,000 threshold associated with a strong labor market for another week, with initial claims for unemployment benefits hitting 230,000 for the week ending Feb. 10, per the Labor Department. The jobless rate is at 4.1%, a 17-year low.
A bipartisan bill introduced recently in Congress would require presidents or chancellors of colleges and universities receiving federal funding to submit an annual report to the government certifying that they had reviewed all campus sexual misconduct reports. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., says the Accountability of Leaders in Education to Report Title IX Investigations Act will hold leaders publicly accountable.
Some Texas community colleges are seeing success as they revamp their remedial math and English courses for incoming students, according to a RAND Corporation report. Policy researcher Lindsay Daugherty says co-requisite models and programs that completely revamp remedial curricula are showing the most promise.
Obituaries can't tell the full story of a person, and so it is with leaders, whose true legacy is seen in how they affect others, says John Baldoni in this blog post and video. "For leaders, legacy is a sum of what you have done well and what you have done not so well," he says.
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