J.Drew Tonissen of the Hunt Institute explains that trust is a vital component of a strong and effective education organization culture. Karen Louis, and Kyla Wahlstrom, both of whom are affiliated with research about educational improvement at the University of…
Your mission and goals are among the most important in the nation because your successes and failures as an education organization affect both children and those who teach them. The extent to which your organization has a positive and meaningful…
Did you know that 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source for potential candidates to fill their jobs? Yep, 95%! Hiring managers and employers use tools like LinkedIn to reach out to candidates, build connections, and present job openings to professionals who are open to new opportunities. In this blog, we’ll discuss six simple LinkedIn strategies that can help you attract employers so you can access the opportunity of your dreams.
Working in education, it’s important we’re always learning the best ways to build our professional skills so that we can better serve our children and the communities in which we operate.
According to The Balance Careers, Managers and Supervisors value employees with these top professional skill sets: planning, organizing, leading, coordinating, directing and managing.
If you’re interested in sharpening your skills and would like guidance on how to strengthen your competencies, we have seven specific self-management skills (and resources) that will help you become a more confident, calm and valuable contributor to your team.
Ready to learn more? Let’s go!
This summer, don’t let the heat drag your performance down.
As the temperatures rise and the days lengthen, you may find that you need an extra set of hands around the office.
Instead of hiring full-time seasonal employees for summer support, why not bring on an intern instead?
The timing around the end of the year and the beginning of the next always entails a great deal of reflection. We catch ourselves thinking about what went right, what went wrong; our victories, our defeats; what might have been and what might still be. This is especially true when it comes to our careers.
Whether your year went extremely well or it feels like you couldn’t catch a break, it’s always important to remember, revisit and reconnect with your Why before you transition into the new year.
Networking can be intimidating at times. Networking at a conference full of professionals can heighten that sense of intimidation. To help you confidently break the ice, here are 5 creative networking tips you’ve probably never heard of that you can easily implement at your next conference.
We all know it doesn’t do us any good to worry about things we cannot control, yet we do it anyway. This is especially true when we’re waiting to hear back from an employer after a job interview. Though our anxiety cannot speed up the process, we spend days and days wondering about “what if’s” that we can not answer.
Well, not anymore! We have an alternative to your usual waiting routine.
We’re gearing up for our second Twitter chat “Lunch and Learn”, April 25th at 12pm! We know when you’re waiting to hear back from an organization after an interview, anxiety is high. Join us the last Wednesday of the month as we explore what you can do to stand out after your interview and how to manage your expectations as you await an answer. Until then…
We had such a great time attending Teach for America’s School Leaders of Color Conference this year. We created a list of the most profound quotes we heard throughout the day, thanks to our fellow conference attendees. Here is a sneak peak of what we experienced.