Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients Teacher Incentive Fund Round 5 grants which give school districts the opportunity to develop innovative solutions for recruiting and retaining highly effective educators.
On January 29, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shared information on proposed revisions to Employer Information Reports. While this change does not directly impact school districts, organizations providing services to districts could be affected. It could be speculated that the other requirements could be altered in the future that impact district pay.
How does your organization deal with workplace violence? Do employees feel safe, secure, and valued?
Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, explores a recent Supreme Court decision in an EEOC case and offers a reminder that fair hiring is an issue requiring constant diligence from talent managers.
In today's data-rich, technology-driven world, being a "data nerd" is cool. Even Harvard Business Review noted "data scientist" as one of the sexist jobs. While BIG data is making headlines globally, if used in appropriate ways, HR data can teach us a great deal about an individual's drivers and behavior, performance, needs, and their potential.
In HR, we are obsessed with titles and names. To find out what is most popular department name and what motivates and drives decisions for this team of people, we surveyed K-12 HR professionals in education earlier this spring and are now sharing the results!
There is a misconception that Twitter and other social media platforms are only a place for teenagers or celebrities. When in reality, a growing number of leaders and educators are using Twitter to learn, grow, and connect.
Should the hiring practice be centralized and run by central office or decentralized and managed by building leaders? Guest author, Tony Bagshaw, explores both sides of the argument.
The topic of teacher recruitment has moved from a concern of most districts to an emergency. Thus, districts are trying new and innovative things when it comes to recruiting great talent. Have we entered a new era of teacher recruitment?
Guest author Tracy Najera believes that all students should have equitable access to excellent educators! How do talent managers achieve this? By taking a balanced approach to the development and implementation of a recruitment and retention strategy.