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March 18, 2013
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  Job Search Best Practices 
  • How to make the best lateral career moves
    Consider benefits other than salary and look beyond the job title to make the best lateral career move, public relations recruiter Lindsay Olson writes in this blog post, listing 10 ways to move laterally in a career. Also, don't make too many lateral moves, she suggests. "Be at a job long enough to make it matter, and aim for that next move to be one that goes up, not sideways." U.S. News & World Report (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Making a relocation decision
    Relocation decisions should be influenced by more than money, experts say. Meet the person who would be your manager and consider whether the move is necessary for career growth. If your family is reluctant, consider living apart from them during the workweek for awhile, they say. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (3/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • 9 interviewer types you might need to win over
    The various interviewers that you might encounter over your career include "The Robot" and "The Clueless Boss," according to this infographic from Interview Success Formula. Have a strategy prepared for each one, such as to emphasize your work ethic when interviewing with someone who isn't interested in making a personal connection. Mashable (3/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The Key To Positive Cash Flow
Every business is cyclical with cash flow ups and downs. The key is to find a way to keep the cash coming in as predictably as possible. Seem impossible? Well it's not. There are systems and processes that make it easier to collect the cash you've earned so your small business can grow. Learn how these small-business owners set up their businesses for success.

  Higher Ed Employment Trends 
 
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Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  Higher Ed in the News 
 
  • Experiential learning making a difference at engineering schools
    Universities are revamping engineering programs, focusing on real-world applications and taking students out of a heavily math-driven environment for a more engaging educational experience. The effort appears to be paying off, with the number of master's degrees in the field rising 8% between 2010 and 2011. Experiential learning means that students "are more hands-on, active and learning that there may be more than one way to solve a problem," observed Gary May, dean of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering. U.S. News & World Report (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Other News
How to Achieve IT Agility: A Survival Guide for IT Decision Makers
When business teams add new apps and services to already-strained networks, IT departments are accountable for making everything work. Is your team ready for this challenge? Read this eGuide to learn how IT teams are automating their networks, why they're utilizing Ethernet fabrics and SDN, and what success looks like as they regain network control and business relevance.

  Diversity Focus 
 
  • How can universities open doors for women in corporate science?
    Female scientists who held high-level administrative positions at universities felt those positions helped legitimize their work in the corporate sector and match them with opportunities in that arena, according to a recent study. "Therefore, for women faculty who are willing to take on senior administrative assignments, such as deanships, we believe that active university policies to match women to these positions will help to create opportunities for women in commercial science," study researchers wrote. Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (3/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
Investment in a Data Privacy Management Platform can deliver significant, positive financial returns for corporate bottom lines. The "Total Economic Impact (TEI) of TRUSTe" Study explains how Forrester Analysts calculated a 151% ROI for TRUSTe customers. Download the study now.

  HERC News 
  • Are you as connected as you could be?
    Join HERC's Jobseeker Discussion Forum on LinkedIn to expand your network and communicate and learn from other higher education jobseekers. You could also "like" HERC on Facebook to stay abreast of the latest HERC news and jobs. Or how about following HERC on Twitter? These three quick steps will expand your network and keep you connected. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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