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.


Hiring to the Test: Ensuring Fairness in Candidate Selection Tests

Having a great selection process can ensure your organization is using the right measures to pick the best candidates. Yet, if your organization is considering a selection test from a vendor or designing one in house, proceed with caution as a misstep could be costly!


Rethinking the Role of the Assistant Principal

In this post guest writer, Dr. Jared Bigham, explores the changing role of assistant principals in our nations schools.


8 Promising Practices for Recruiting Diverse Educator Talent

Attracting teachers, leaders, and other staff with a variety of backgrounds can lead to better organizational decisions, stronger relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and most importantly, improve the learning environment for students.


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