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List general skills such as "project management" and "marketing" in your resume so that they will appear when recruiters conduct general keyword searches, advises author J.T. O'Donnell. Check LinkedIn pages of people you admire for ideas about other skills to include. Business Insider (6/26)29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://www.businessinsider.com/what-skills-to-add-to-your-resume-2015-6
New college graduates need to get out and network in fields they're interested in to land a job, some experts advise. Also, keeping a detailed spreadsheet of jobs applied for and contact names can serve as a quick reference when called back for interviews, they suggest. USA Today (6/28)29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/tompor/2015/06/28/college-job-hunt-tips/29358623/
Female faculty at colleges and universities should receive automatic corrections on their teaching evaluation scores because of inherent gender bias in such measurements, Cornell University associate professor Sara Pritchard asserts in this commentary. Studies have shown that female and minority faculty are consistently rated lower by students than their male peers, Pritchard writes. The Conversation (U.S.) (6/23)29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://theconversation.com/should-female-faculty-get-bonus-points-to-correct-for-gender-bias-in-student-evaluations-43166
Community colleges are becoming increasingly popular in higher education, a recent poll shows. Some reasons include convenience and flexibility, lower tuition and a higher acceptance rate than many four-year schools, suggests Ben Miller, senior director for postsecondary education at the Center for American Progress. "The only consistently affordable options that remain are community colleges," Miller notes. The Christian Science Monitor (6/25)29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2015/0625/Four-reasons-community-colleges-are-on-the-rise
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