I was in Australia a few weeks ago for CASE Asia-Pacific. While there, I gave a workshop on alumni relations and career services collaboration. Towards the end of the session, I was asked for my opinion on mentor programs. I took a deep breath and shared my sentiments. I argued we should rethink mentor programs. […]
Many admission professionals take on a master’s degree program early in their career; for others, the pursuit of an advanced degree might come later, alongside a significant amount of additional responsibilities and commitments. What are the pros and cons of this later start? How can one utilize advanced knowledge of the industry to complement one’s education? […]
The 18th Annual University of Illinois Web Conference is set for April 5-7 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, Illinois. Registration is open now, but history has shown it won’t be open long. The demand is high for this event, and each year the conference sells out fast. Why do people flock […]
January is a time for starting fresh, for gaining a new prospective, and for setting new goals. It’s also right in the middle of the admissions cycle, but that shouldn’t stop you from making some resolutions to be more effective, thoughtful, and engaged in the daily work of Admission Counseling. In this broadcast, some veterans […]
So, you want to start a career in admissions. Did you know that Enrollment Managers agonize over the recruitment and retention of personnel almost as much as the funnel? It’s true. We work in a field where consistency is vital, yet often unattainable. Professionals at all levels find challenges getting in, staying in, and moving […]
Often the unsung heroes in an organization, mid-level professionals have unique challenges, and opportunities that create a need for continuous learning and growth. How can one transition from a “specialist” to a leader of a cross functional team? What factors affect mid-level longevity and career satisfaction? How can one effectively lead from the middle? […]
Navigating workplace dynamics might be one of the most critical—yet often unacknowledged—challenges facing student affairs educators. Unlike other careers that are competitive and driven by sales-and-profits, student affairs educators often seek opportunities to form connections, increase collaboration, and foster productive team-centered workplaces. Yet, underlying tensions between individuals, groups, departments, or even campuses can seriously undermine […]
This episode has been developed in partnership with the University of Virginia Career Center. University of Virginia students interested in social media careers will gather at UVA in the Newcomb Gallery to hear from top social media managers on how they got into social media and details about what they do in their jobs. Learn […]
We have all suffered through bad presentations, while others have inspired and energized us. Learn how to transform standard presentations into an engaging journey. Marketing Live host Amy Jorgensen speaks with communication industry leader and Duarte’s vice president of academy and marketing, Laura Wall Klieves.
Spring is typically job search season in student affairs. Departments are looking to hire the best people for their open positions and student affairs professionals (whether they are recent graduates of master’s professional preparation programs or mid- or senior-level professionals), may be engaging in the #SAsearch. How can you make the most of conferences and placement opportunities? How can you […]
Interested in a higher education fundraising career? Already in development and looking for some career insights? In this edition of Advancement Live (air date 10/28), AJ Davidson, Senior Development Recruiter at the University of Virginia chats with host Ryan Catherwood about advancement career ladders, tactics for informational interviews, job hopping and the qualities of a […]
In this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine explores the path of an admissions recruiter in pursuit of continuing education, discussing the concerns and difficulties with guests Mark Cleland, Associate Director of Admissions at Becker College and Jeremy Gibbons, Senior Director of Admissions at Southern Vermont College. Tune in as they discuss the best […]
In this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine recaps #NEACAC2014, the 2014 Annual Meeting & Conference of the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC), with guest Eliza Dyer, Senior Admissions Counselor at The University of Vermont. Tune in as they share industry trends, new ideas from sessions, and more.
In this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine reviews the pros and cons, misconceptions, and best practices of working as a regional representative with Jeffrey McAdam, Regional Director of Admission at Bradley University, Cynthia Williams, Regional Admissions Counselor for the New England Area at Ithaca College, and Kate Gerbode-Grant, Associate Director and New England […]
Wednesday, April 9th at 1:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Despite gains in women’s equality in the workplace, women remain underrepresented (and underpaid) in some professions and overrepresented in others. Student Affairs is often characterized as “feminized” profession, though many of the senior student affairs officers and directors of our student affairs departments […]