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PeopleAdmin Connections K-12 – Issue 8

IN THIS ISSUE Customer Spotlight: West Baton Rouge Parish Schools Assessing principal candidates 101 Districts simplify contract renewals and other records management

March 21st, 2017|

Former director of academic affairs shares 3 steps to help you put your best foot forward with new faculty

Hiring the right faculty members is key to achieving the higher education mission, which is why colleges and universities invest time and money attracting top candidates … but once a position is accepted, many institutions greet new hires with inefficient onboarding processes and stacks of paperwork, rather than a positive first impression that lays the foundation for faculty retention and satisfaction.

March 20th, 2017|

Success Story: Ithaca College

When Brian K. Dickens, Ph.D., vice president of human resources, joined Ithaca College in New York, leaders at the institution were in the process of choosing a new talent management solutions provider … and Brian knew exactly who to choose.

March 13th, 2017|

Facilitating truly seamless talent management

Managing talent at K-12 schools and districts is a time-consuming, documentation-heavy process that demands much from administrative staff … often leaving them frustrated or working overtime ...

March 9th, 2017|

Records and process management in higher education

Many higher education faculty affairs professionals rely on technically immature records and process management techniques.

March 6th, 2017|

Design more effective professional development plans using student and educator performance data

Likewise, when performance reviews, student achievement and professional development are addressed independently, administrators and teachers don’t get the full story and aren’t able to maximize teaching outcomes.

March 3rd, 2017|

Closing the gender pay gap, and other benefits of a position management solution designed for higher education

According to CUPA-HR, “the higher education pay gap for administrators roughly mirrors the overall U.S. pay gap,” with female administrators earning approximately 80 cents on the dollar in 2016, compared to men.

March 3rd, 2017|

Great candidates have choices: Follow these steps to help them choose you

As competition increases for top teacher candidates, K-12 leaders must adopt recruiting practices that make their schools and districts more attractive to quality educators.

March 1st, 2017|

Poor position management hinders fair and defensible hiring and compensation practices … here’s how to overcome it

According to University of Arizona (UA) Technical Expert Chris Wolf, developing fair and defensible hiring and compensation practices is difficult without easily accessible, accurate, and up-to-date job descriptions … and without technology designed to help higher education institutions manage positions.

February 24th, 2017|

Improve quality and hire teachers and principals up to 90 percent faster — new research explains how

Timing, as they say, is everything — especially for districts that are trying to compete for top candidates with slow or out-of-date hiring practices. But armed with the right tools and data, district leaders can accurately identify and quickly hire the teacher and principal candidates who will deliver the most student growth … before they move on to other opportunities.

February 24th, 2017|

Assessing principal candidates 101

Hiring the right principal is a crucial step in ensuring a school operates effectively and maximizes student achievement.

February 23rd, 2017|

Higher education institutions automate processes to eliminate position management hassles

College and university leaders often find that cumbersome, paper-based position management processes negatively impact the entire talent management life cycle, but several higher education institutions are using technology to turn that around.

February 21st, 2017|

Customer spotlight: Willamette Leadership Academy

‘We knew that using Perform would be the easiest way for us to put together a robust system for evaluations that aligned with Oregon’s regulations’

February 18th, 2017|

4 reasons PeopleAdmin customers rave about their solutions

Researching customer reviews is a key strategy for making informed purchasing decisions. And for tools that can’t be effectively test-driven — such as K-12 talent management technology — reading reviews validated by a third-party institution can be the difference between making a good decision and a bad one.

February 18th, 2017|

5 resources to help you onboard new hires more effectively

Looking for ways to improve your onboarding process, increase employee retention and encourage engagement? Then check out these resources:

February 16th, 2017|

New dashboard makes performance management easier, more transparent

A new dashboard in Performance Management — a simple, easy-to-use solution that automates the technical aspects of employee evaluations — is making it easier for users to access and report on performance review data.

February 13th, 2017|

3 higher education institutions use 1 solution to meet unique performance management goals

Even after hiring the right person in the right job, the collaborative work between HR professionals and hiring managers isn’t complete — by working together to coordinate professional development activities early and often, college and university leaders can equip staff and faculty to steadily improve and advance skills.

February 8th, 2017|

Districts simplify contract renewals and other records management tasks with easy-to-use software designed for K-12 education

To more effectively manage contracts, personnel records, and forms, education leaders are replacing filing cabinets, Dropbox and Google Drive folders with automated recordkeeping solutions designed for K-12 schools and districts.

February 6th, 2017|

Three school districts ensure records management compliance and simplicity by going digital

More than just a trend of the modern digital age, implementing electronic talent management processes helps schools and districts correct inefficiencies and inaccuracies not previously identified, as leaders at Fort Zumwalt School District in Missouri discovered when implementing Records — PeopleAdmin’s automated recordkeeping solution.

February 6th, 2017|

PeopleAdmin launches new principal assessment tool for K-12, delivering key insights that empower schools to identify top talent

PeopleAdmin, today announced the launch of a new solution designed to predict which principal candidates will have the most positive influence on a school, building on the company’s suite of advanced analytics solutions K-12 leaders can use to hire, develop and retain top educators.

February 2nd, 2017|
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