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March 21, 2013
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News for jobseekers in higher education and related industries

  Job Search Best Practices 
 
  • How the rules of dating can apply to a job search
    Finding a new job is a bit like finding the right partner, career consultant Hannah Morgan writes in this blog post. Define the qualities you want in a job, make dating -- that means networking -- a priority and stay positive. Also, don't trash past employers and take time to think about the job before accepting an offer. "This is a major decision and you should take some time to think about it before committing," Morgan writes. U.S. News & World Report/On Careers blog (3/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
  • Tips for getting a productivity boost from your network
    Develop a "growth team" consisting of people you admire and who care about your success, writes author Jason Womack, founder of the productivity-training firm The Womack Company. "These are the people you can share your challenges with and turn to for ideas on how to increase productivity," he writes. Entrepreneur online (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The Truth About Cloud Security
Protecting your clients' sensitive data is not optional. Data security is so important in finance that suspicion alone leaves many firms to reject modern cloud software as new or unproven. However, the facts tell a different story. Read this revealing e-book for 13 security facts your organization needs to make the best decision for your clients.
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  Higher Ed Employment Trends 
  • Infographic: Mapping the growth of STEM jobs
    Building strong education programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math makes good sense, especially since data indicate U.S. students are falling behind their international counterparts in math and science. This article's infographic highlights the important role STEM can play in opening doors to jobs in a sector expected to grow three times faster than other fields over the next decade. EdTech magazine (3/2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Higher Ed in the News 
  • Colleges offer tuition incentives for enrollment in summer classes
    More colleges and universities are offering incentives for students who enroll in their summer sessions as part of an attempt to boost overall graduation rates. For example, the University of Iowa has offered free tuition for its freshmen class who elect to take summer courses, while Montclair State University is offering its students up to 17% off summer tuition and free parking. USA Today (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Diversity Focus 
  • Gay faculty member questions policies of Christian colleges
    An award-winning gay faculty member at a college within the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is urging such schools to be open to both gay and lesbian faculty and students. The faculty member notes that while gay and lesbian students can have on-campus groups, no such support exists for faculty. "[Institutions] work hard to hire faculty of color to have role models for students of color, but do not do the same for gay and lesbian students," this writer concludes. InsideHigherEd.com (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
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