This blog post was contributed by Jennifer R. Burnett, Ph.D., senior principal at Cornerstone, Inc. In today’s higher ed labor market, unemployment is at an all-time low, a skills gap in the workforce continues to grow, and the workforce is made up of more generations than ever before. For colleges and universities to attract top... View Article
Increasing workforce diversity at your institution might be at the top of your HR wishlist, but simply wishing for it won’t yield results. However, you do have a powerful resource right at your fingertips – your campus library database.
At the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., Maureen De Armond, J.D., associate counsel at Iowa State University, shared with attendees some of the legal and non-legal risks that can arise when those involved in the hiring process try to learn more about applicants from social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram,... View Article
Yesterday at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., CUPA-HR’s Director of Research Jacqueline Bichsel, Ph.D., shared the results of a longitudinal analysis of higher ed diversity in executive, administrative and professional positions. Here are a few of the highlights from her research: Bichsel found that the higher education pay gap roughly mirrors... View Article