Jun 102017
 

Looks and sounds simple enough.  In practice it can get complicated.  Good advice in this article by Deborah Maue at InsideHogherEd.com…

How to align the various constituencies at your institution so you’re working toward the same goal.

Source: Minimizing Scope Creep in Five Easy Steps | Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

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Apr 172017
 

By Vanessa LoVerme Akhtar at Huffington Post…

Higher education is much the same today as it has been for generations. Though more people attend college now than ever before, post-secondary institutions remain notoriously slow to change – despite the shifting needs and demands of students. Just as technology is shifting the status quo across industries, digital advancements are calling for greater transformation in the field of higher education.

Source: Embracing Technology: Higher Education of the Future | HuffPost

 Posted by at 7:33 pm
Mar 292017
 

Will this cause the State of West Virginia to move the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day from March 30 to March 29?

By Kristinn Taylor at GatewayPundit…

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designates every March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day and calls for the U.S. flag to be flown that day to honor those who served in Vietnam. The bill was co-sponsored by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN). The bill passed the Senate last month and cleared the House last week.

Source: President Trump Signs Vietnam War Veterans Day Act; Honor Nam Vets By Flying Flag on March 29

 Posted by at 3:48 pm
Nov 032016
 

By Sandy Stachowiak at MakeUseOf.com…

If you’re working on a small project, as a freelancer, or in a company with few employees, Outlook 2016 can help you manage your projects and tasks without the need for hefty software. With simple customizations to the task section, you can set reminders and due dates, assign to-dos, and track time easily.

Source: How to Use Outlook for Simple Task and Project Management

 Posted by at 5:14 pm
Oct 302016
 

From FEMA.gov…

The link below features downloadable guides designed to help users plan and organize drills and exercises for CERT volunteers. These activities are excellent opportunities for CERT programs to practice, assess and improve emergency response plans and on-the-ground operations while engaging their volunteers and refreshing the concepts and skills learned in CERT training. Drills, tabletop exercises, functional exercises, full-scale exercises and competitive events are the different types of exercises that CER

Source: CERT Drills and Exercises | FEMA.gov

 Posted by at 9:18 am
Oct 262016
 

As someone responsible for hiring and developing employees, I think this is a great article by Melanie Pinola at Lifehacker.com…

Hiring managers make the difficult decision of who the best candidate is for the job based not just on the specific job requirements but also basic “soft skills” every worker should have, like communication and teamwork. Here are the top 10 additional job skills everyone needs.

Source: Top 10 Skills You Need at Work That Have Nothing to Do with Your Job

 Posted by at 5:02 pm