The National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will soon issue guidance aimed at helping employers maintain open workplace communication without being accused of unlawful harassment and bias.
The English department at Fordham University is giving its finishing Ph.D. students an extra $4,500 to help them find a job after graduation. John Bugg, graduate studies director, says the one-time payment is meant to help students afford to travel for interviews and cover other expenses while job hunting.
When college and university leaders decide to close a program, they must provide "a clear and compelling case" and include faculty in the transition, writes Peter Eckel, the director of leadership programs in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. In this commentary, he outlines other matters leaders should consider to make the process easier for all involved.
Male recruiters admit a candidate's looks and attire influence hiring decisions, while female recruiters say they care more about education and references, according to a Jobvite report. The report also lists deal breakers, with 86% of recruiters citing rudeness to a receptionist or support staff, 71% citing phone use during an interview and 52% citing bad hygiene.
A Campus Computing Project report found that 86% of chief academic officers at colleges and universities say digital learning can improve the student experience and boost learning opportunities. However, the officers noted some barriers, including lack of access to devices and no overall plan for campuses to incorporate digital learning.
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