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Toolkit for Building a Tiered Financial Contingency Plan
This toolkit will help business leaders formulate or update their financial contingency plans with tactics applicable during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Mistakes in COVID-19 strategy
COVID-19 Administrative Cost Containment Playbook
The compendium is a picklist to help executives evaluate and choose the cost containment tactics best suited for their institutions.
Hiring a process improvement professional
Consider hiring a process improvement coordinator to lead the efforts. Explore example job summaries, responsibilities, qualifications, and more.
3 competencies that take a chief human resource officer from tactical to strategic
The last few years have uniquely burdened chief human resource officers, from the intensity of hiring and turnover to the scope creep caused by the pandemic – CHROs have more transactional responsibilities all while being increasingly relied upon by the cabinet for strategic partnership. Here are three competencies your future or current CHRO must possess as a first step to transform your HR unit into a strategic function.
Higher ed job descriptions can't compete. Here's how to fix them.
We identified three main ways higher ed job descriptions fall short compared to out-of-sector competitors.
Q&A: Why Winning on Talent is Critical to the State of the Higher Ed Sector
Staffing shortages in critical student services, like the counseling center, lead to fewer student appointments, reduction in services for high-needs students, and result in higher attrition rates. EAB gathered industry experts for a panel discussion where they shared their thoughts on the state of the sector and the talent crisis. They agreed, winning with students requires winning with talent.
The Time is Right to Prioritize Administrative Efficiency
To help institutions quickly surface and size meaningful savings opportunities, EAB is launching the Financial Sustainability Collaborative for Administrative and Organizational Effectiveness. Our innovative collaborative model convenes a cohort of institutions to tackle the complex terrain of administrative efficiency and effectiveness together.
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The Essential Guide to Cost Containment Strategies for Higher Education
As colleges and universities struggle to set budgets for the upcoming fiscal year because of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, many are looking for concrete guidance on how to reduce operating costs.