Talent Managers' Role in Preventing Violence Against Teachers

How does your organization deal with workplace violence? Do employees feel safe, secure, and valued?


Would Your Organization Pass this Discrimination Test?

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.


How BIG Data Can Inform and Innovate HR in K-12 Education

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.


Getting Inside Our Heads: 700 Of Our K-12 HR Peers Let Us Inside Theirs

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!


Twitter: A Professional Learning Community Fit for #K12Talent Managers?

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.


Who Decides? What Every District Should Consider in Designing an Effective Hiring System

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.


Going Big: Teacher Recruiting Goes National

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?


7 Steps for a Balanced Recruitment AND Retention Strategy

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.


6 Lessons on the Power of Teacher Leadership

Learn how the Tennessee Department of Education and teachers from across the state worked together to develop innovative teacher leader models.


Beyond Plato's Craftsmen: The Increasingly Complex Roles of Educators

The increasing responsibilities of educators make the development of strategically aligned human capital systems more important than ever. Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, draws on Plato's work and questions if a person can be naturally suited to the multiple facets of today's complex professions.


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