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“In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don't have the first, the other two will kill you.” —Warren Buffett You can shape the skills of an employee. You cannot instill character. It is vital that employers not only seek employees with the requisite expertise, but also evaluate applicants based on their character. Here are three ways to evaluate integrity in the hiring process: 1. Listen to their references.
SUNY Broome Community College, located in Binghamton, New York, is accepting applications and nominations for an Associate Dean for Nursing. The Associate Dean for Nursing is the primary liaison to local health care agencies and is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic vision for the program with approval from college administration. The Associate Dean will provide independent assistance with program planning, evaluation and administration in the division;
An interview is a chance for you and a potential employer to get to know each other. They will often open the meeting with the familiar invitation “tell us about yourself.” Being prepared for this question means the difference between a meandering answer that’s forgettable and a compelling statement of who you are. Here are four elements to integrate into your self-characterization: 1. Values. Why do you do what you do? What fuels and shapes your approach? Highlighting your v
Leadership is not an innate quality, like having green eyes, that you’re either born with or you're out of luck. While some individuals have a natural brilliance for leadership, even those people understand that their skills must be intentionally refined and thoughtfully used. The 2020 summer olympics have been rescheduled to be held in Tokyo this summer. These world-class athletes have been training for years to develop their skills and hone their techniques. Some have parti
The people in your circle influence how you grow—or stagnate. Finding professional colleagues to sharpen you has added challenges in days of COVID, when your spouse and your dog may be the only living things you see from day to day. Suneel Gupta writes in Fast Company: “We’d be better served by going to a variety of people who can help us see things in new ways. In a time when it’s easy to get stuck in the same Groundhog-Day existence it’s more important than ever to break ou
Check out Dr. Marylouise Fennell’s recent article featured in eCampus News - Working with Purpose: Why Higher Education is a Career with an Impact An interview is a chance for you and a potential employer to get to know each other. They will often open the meeting with the familiar invitation “tell us about yourself.” Being prepared for this question means the difference between a meandering answer that’s forgettable and a compelling statement of who you are. Here are four el
St. Patrick’s Day looks different this year with the necessity of COVID precautions. There won’t be parade routes lined with green beads or crowded Irish pubs. As you sip a frosty mug of green beer at home, it’s the perfect time for a little contemplation of the man we honor each March 17. Beyond the fun and frivolity, is there something more we can take from the life of St. Patrick? Underneath the layers of lore, very little is known about the life of St. Patrick. He was bor
“The two most important days of your life are the day you’re born, and the day you find out why.” —Mark Twain The COVID-19 pandemic has suspended life as we know it and caused us to question things we used to take for granted. For many, that has prompted evaluation of their life choices—including career. A crisis can be a key inflection point to make a decisive shift into something you find more meaningful. A career in higher education has resonated with many as a way to make
Moving from one sector to another can evoke trepidation and insecurity. However, career shifts are becoming more and more common. A key skill for doing so successfully is translation. You have developed myriad relevant skills in your current role. Your task is to help the employer connect the dots between your experience and their position. If you are considering shifting from being self-employed to a leadership track with an organization, here are four skills to highlight: I
Marywood University is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Business Affairs. Reporting to the President and serving on both the President’s Cabinet and Council, the successful candidate must support the goals, values, and mission of the university. This position serves as the Vice President of Business Affairs and Treasurer of the University. The major areas of responsibility include budgeting, financial management, human resources, i