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Employees who build good relationships with colleagues and customers or constituents are valuable. Not only do they increase loyalty, but they also provide the depth needed to differentiate the organization. These soft skills are as important as other competencies and can even offset an individual who is lacking in another area. The need for strong interpersonal skills has only increased in a digital culture. People value authentic interactions. We have three tips for ways to
Time efficiency is a premium commodity right now. With the impact of COVID-19, many individuals are balancing increased responsibility with decreased time and resources. From working from home to juggling childcare, we are all trying to do more with less. This adds greater strain to search committees, many of whom are staffed by volunteers. There are three questions search committees can apply to their process to achieve excellent results with limited resources: Who are we lo
As the election approaches, political conversations become more frequent—including in the workplace. How can you keep conversations in the office civil and productive when politics come up? Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search’s own Cheryl Hyatt recently shared her insight on this topic. One piece of advice Hyatt offers is to know when to pivot to a new topic. She writes: “Just as vital as knowing how to engage civilly with a co-worker is knowing when to step away from a topic. The
Part 2 - Tenth in a Series by Jack Calareso, Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search The first article I wrote regarding leadership in the new normal was submitted for publication on August 13, 2020. As I prepare to submit this follow-up article, it is now late August. My introduction in Part 1 summarized the status of Fall semester instruction as of mid-August. Now two weeks later, all of the data collected by Davidson College in their report, “Crisis College Initiative” or “C2i,”
There are many questions that are a perennial part of the interview process. The fact that “what makes you the right fit for this job?” is a familiar question can lead to a rote and unspectacular response. You should not have a stock answer for this question. Each response you give should be informed by your experience and tailored to the position at hand. There are four areas you can incorporate into your response to this question to show you are right for the job: Skills. C
How a cheat sheet can help you ace your next video interview By Stephanie Vozza
This is what you need to include if you want to shine during your next virtual interview.
One of the advantages of interviewing during a pandemic is that you’re likely to be able to do it from the comfort of your own home through videoconferencing. Not only does it save time by eliminating a commute; you can set up your environment to help you shine. Having a cheat sheet can help, but it also ha
Lourdes University is seeking accomplished and strategic candidates for the Vice President of Enrollment Management position. Reporting to the President, the Vice President of Enrollment Management provides leadership in planning, developing, executing, and assessing the enrollment management plan for the University. Enrollment Management oversees undergraduate, graduate and CBE admission; retention; and financial aid. Hyatt-Fennell is also assisting in numerous other searche
As I write this article, students are arriving on some campuses and the start of classes is imminent. According to the data collected by Davidson College, “Crisis College Initiative” or “C2i,” the approach to the Fall semester varies widely. While 26% of all colleges and universities (private, public, four-year and two-year) are still deciding, only 2.5% are trying to go fully in person, and only 5% are planning to go fully remote. The largest number of institutions are comm
Preparation is fundamental to an interview. One way to make use of that preparation is through a cheat sheet for your interview. A cheat sheet can list items you want to be sure and include in the discussion. Cheryl Hyatt was recently featured in Business Insider discussing the role that notes can play in a successful interview. Hyatt notes that candidates often answer more successfully if they have notes with them. A cheat sheet is an even more viable option with many interv
Emory & Henry College (E&H) invites applications for the position of Founding Dean of the School of Nursing. Reporting to the Vice President for Health Sciences, the Dean of Nursing will create and foster a collegial and collaborative environment that promotes innovation and excellence in nursing education, clinical practice, and community service. This position will be responsible for daily operations, fiscal administration, and overall management of the School of Nursing.