University of Missouri System’s HR organization is a great case study in how human resources can use people data to identify workforce trends, identify and address challenges, and help university leaders and managers make sound workforce-related decisions.
Oct. 19, 2016
Oct. 12, 2016
Keeping a finger on the pulse of current and emerging higher education and HR-related trends that may have implications for our students, employees and campus communities is a crucial part of our role as HR professionals. In order to effectively assess, plan for and respond to these trends, we must first be “in the know.” As part of their participation in this year’s annual conference, a few members of CUPA-HR’s Corporate Advisory Council prepared white papers in which they share their insights into emerging trends and issues and how institutions can prepare.
Oct. 7, 2016
On September 30, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations implementing Executive Order 13706 (EO) requiring federal contractors and subcontractors working on or in connection with covered contracts to offer their employees up to seven days of paid sick leave per year. Although DOL has made some minor revisions to the proposed rule, the final rule remains largely unchanged and will impose significant obligations on many employers.
Oct. 5, 2016
Two Title IX coordinators from Rosemont College in Pennsylvania shared in a session at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference their outline for training Title IX investigators and conducting investigations on campus. Read on for some successful practices you can use on your campus.
Oct. 3, 2016
At the CUPA-HR Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. last week, I sat in on the FLSA overtime and legal update Super Sessions and "overheard" a lot of online conversation from attendees.
Sep. 27, 2016
Yesterday at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., CUPA-HR's Director of Research Jacqueline Bichsel, Ph.D., shared the results of a longitudinal analysis of diversity in higher education executive, administrative and professional positions. Here are a few of the highlights from her research ...
Sep. 26, 2016
While some people are content to stay in the same job year after year, maybe for their entire career, most people want to advance up the career ladder. If that’s a goal for an employee, but there’s no easy way to do that in his or her current organization, that employee will look for those opportunities elsewhere. Having experienced this firsthand, human resources at St. John's University created a program to help identify and cultivate internal talent.
Sep. 25, 2016
Every higher education institution strives for excellence — in teaching, in research, in service, in student success. In the CHRO Summit preconference workshop at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference, Barbara Carroll, associate vice chancellor and chief HR officer at Vanderbilt University, shared with attendees the importance of designing job descriptions to define the excellence we’re looking for, and therefore bring the right people on board.