Tag: Talent Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced campus human resources (HR) leaders to balance rapidly evolving staffing needs with pressures to manage labor costs. Read our insight to discover seven top-of-mind issues for HR and finance leaders as they plan for the summer and fall.

Read More about We asked HR leaders what’s top of mind heading into the summer, fall, and beyond. Here’s what they said.

Research offices today must address unpredictable funding shifts, complex regulations, and increased competition from other schools for grant funding. These challenges expand and diversify the scope of a research office’s work. To tackle these diverse challenges and improve university research functionality, leaders often look to optimize the organizational structure of their office. A smart organizational structure will help offices streamline processes, improve communication, and designate activity ownership.

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Facing new financial pressures from COVID-19, a growing number of institutions are contemplating furloughs as a way to avoid layoffs, retain staff, and generate short-term salary savings. Some are indefinitely furloughing staff whose jobs cannot be performed remotely. Others are asking all staff to take a pre-defined number of furlough days.

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Since schools cannotbring candidates to campuses to do classroom demonstrations and interviews, theyare turning to virtual options. The Pingry School in New Jersey -whichEAB originally profiled for their Priority Focused Interview Schedule-is approaching interviewing in a way that provides an opportunity to get to know the candidate, while making the most efficient use of everyone’s scarce time.

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