Cover letter required

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-22-2017 8:25 pm
As a hiring manager throughout my career, Ive reviewed thousands and thousands of resumes. Ive seen it all. From no cover letter at all, to illegible cover letters in 6-point yellow Comic Sans type, I remain baffled by the overwhelmingly poor quality of...



Building a Successful Legacy Program

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-22-2017 5:55 pm
Children and grandchildren of our alumni can become our biggest fansand our future students. In this episode of Advancement Live, Kim Infanti speaks with two universities about their legacy programsincluding one that was recently resurrected after being...



#HESAmasters101: Searching for A Higher Education and Student Affairs Graduate Program

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-22-2017 3:36 pm
So you think you might be interested in a career in student affairs… for many, this means first  looking for a professional preparation graduate program. But, with hundreds of master’s degree-granting institutions focusing on student affairs o...



Marketings looming talent crisis

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 09-22-2017 11:57 am
Add marketing and advertising to the list of business sectors that feel poorly served by higher education. And it could damage the future of college marketing programs. Those sectors face a “looming … talent crisis” because colleges and ...



Meet our #heweb17 sponsors

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 09-21-2017 2:31 pm


Every year our HighEdWeb Annual Conference sponsors provide value to our attendees through the content, services and products they provide, both during the conference and throughout the year. Not only that, but theyre fun humans, and have a ton of knowle...



#highereds perception problem

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 09-21-2017 12:31 pm


Let’s take a deeper dive into one of the findings from that Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions officers that I blogged about last week. The finding has to do with what Inside Higher Ed called our sector’s “image problems,” which...



Organizational Change and Planning

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-20-2017 4:00 am


On this episode well share best practices for meaningful and sustainable organizational change and learn strategies you can implement immediately to move the needle in your organization. Blending research and real-life experience, well explore questions...



Trust But Verify WordPress Plugin Updates

Posted by HighEdWebTech 09-19-2017 2:11 am


There have been several high profile plugins lately that have been found to be posting spam and deceptive links on user’s blogs lately. One such is the “Display Widgets” plugin. You can read Wordfence’s detailed breakdown of the sp...



Employee Engagement and Your Schools Employer Brand

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-19-2017 12:53 am


Competition for top talent has never been fiercer. Is your institution actively working to discover, understand, articulate, and evolve its employer brand What perceptions do prospective employees as well as current employees have when thinking of yo...



HighEdWeb is Hiring

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 09-18-2017 11:11 pm


The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is pleased to announce that it is hiring its first part-time Operations Director to help manage the day-to-day operations of the Association. Think that you or a colleague would be a great fit for this po...