Life of a Provost in today’s challenging job market

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The roles and responsibilities that follow the title of ‘provost’ can be rather nebulous and can vary across educational institutions. A provost or chief academic officer of a university providing higher education, although primarily invested with the responsibility of providing direction to a university’s academic affairs and education goals, is often tasked with a number…

Recruiting in the gig economy – how it’s different and what does it take

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The ‘gig economy,’ an economy dominated by freelancers, independent contractors, and other contingent workers, is fast approaching (or has already arrived, as some might argue). Although full-time, permanent employees still make up a majority of the workforce, the growth of the freelance workforce is outpacing the overall workforce growth in the US. Considering the rate…

Three steps in the hiring process recruiters can do without

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Recruiters are eagerly finding ways to streamline their hiring process and bring top-notch candidates and niche skills to their company. While recruiting the best talent is in itself a difficult job, today, recruiters are also expected to perform deliver responsibilities like: market trend analysis, competitor strategy analysis, and alignment of recruitment and organizational strategies.  …