The Difference Between Engagement and Satisfaction

If you’ve ever had a job where you felt the best part of the day was quitting time, you’re not alone. According to recent survey data, about 81% of U.S. employees report being satisfied with their jobs, but only about 64% consider themselves to be engaged. That may not seem so bad at first glance, but if you crunch a few numbers, you’ll see that it means millions of people are disinterested or dissatisfied at work.

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Filling Your Teaching Positions: Choosing the Best Candidate for an Interview

As the teacher recruitment season begins, school districts begin looking to fill vacancies created by retirements and resignations. This process is one that takes up much of the spring and continues into the summer months. Finding the right candidate is particularly important because teachers work with children and shape their lives. Read more about Filling Your Teaching Positions: Choosing the Best Candidate for an Interview

How to Identify and Prevent Dropout

Early identification of risk factors that could cause a student to drop out can make a major difference in that student’s educational outcomes. Learn how to identify the potential risks and what you can do to prevent dropout.

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How to be an Award-Winning Adult Ed Program

Dr. Ginny Simmons has served for seven years as Director of the Adult and Community Education program for Horry County Schools in South Carolina. Additionally, she acts as Director of the Regional Adult Education Technical Assistance Center, an initiative of the South Carolina State Department of Education. Dr. Simmons recently sat down with the ABE/WIA Advisor staff to discuss her award-winning program. Read more about How to be an Award-Winning Adult Ed Program

Why Cognitive Ability Makes a Difference

Cognitive ability assessments measure a person’s ability to understand instructions, learn, adapt, solve problems and handle the mental demands of a specific job. Read more about Why Cognitive Ability Makes a Difference

What Steps Should Be Taken Before You Can Start Testing

A critical part of the job candidate screening process is testing. Here’s what you should know before you begin…

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Top Careers for 2013

Of perennial interest to employment recruiters, the under- and unemployed, and those preparing for the workforce is what the “top” careers for the year are projected to be. In this case, “top” can mean most lucrative, most in-demand, least stressful, most prestigious or any combination thereof. Given that there are several measurement criteria, we’ll look at some of the most popular ones. Read more about Top Careers for 2013

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