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A quick update for Inside Higher Ed recruiters -- news, notes and a friendly welcome to new friends.
According to one of the longest running polls in the industry, WEDDLE’s online survey of job seekers and recruiters, 94 percent of employers are using the Internet to publicize their job openings. And online ads are resulting in hires. According to the WEDDLE's survey: "Over half of the respondents (50.8 percent) are now hiring over half of their new employees online. And, an astonishing 25.4 percent are hiring 91 percent or more of their new workers on the Internet."
College and university job searches have migrated online along with the rest of the job market. While these searches present unique challenges, it’s no longer a question of whether to recruit online, but of how to do so most effectively.
Inside Higher Ed’s tips for successful online recruiting will help you build a diverse pool of great talent efficiently and cost effectively. Learn more here.
Why They Move -- In tough budget times, departures of top faculty set off debates over how to retain and lure away the best -- especially at flagships that appear targets for raids. (see story)
IRS's Next Target: Retirement Plans -- U.S. agency plans review of whether colleges make tax-deferred benefits available to all employees. (see story)
New Scrutiny on Expense Accounts -- Two community college presidents have come under fire in recent weeks for their expense account spending. (see story)
They're Not Just Hiring Administrators -- A new report by the State Higher Education Executive Officers shows that over the last decade, the biggest staffing growth actually came in areas like faculty, graduate assistants and academic support and student services. (see story)