02 novembre 2015

On the Academic Job Market, Does Patience Pay Off?

By L. Maren Wood. How long am I marketable?
It’s one of the most difficult questions an academic job seeker can face. And it’s one of the most important questions we hope our Academic JobTracker project can help answer. More...

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29 octobre 2015

Marché du travail. Etat des lieux 2014

La population active s'élève, en France métropolitaine, à 28,6 millions de personnes (dont 2,8 au chômage).  Sur 10 personnes en emploi, on compte 1 non salarié, 2 ouvriers, 3 employés, 4 cadres ou professions intermédiaires. 86,4 % des salariés sont en CDI, 9,7 % en CDD, 2,4 en intérim, 1,6 % en apprentissage. Voir l'article...

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25 octobre 2015

Why Is Blackboard Laying Off Staff Despite Improved Market Share Position?

By . Over the past two weeks Blackboard had another round of layoffs, likely due to the company missing financial targets. While one estimate places the number at roughly 200, from what I have heard the number is closer to 90 – 100 people let go. I asked the company for commentary on the layoffs and associated reorganization. More...

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24 octobre 2015

Report: Job Market for College Grads Improves

HomeThe job market for college graduates is in for a third straight year of “explosive” growth, according to the largest annual survey of U.S. employers. Michigan State University’s Recruiting Trends report projects a 15 percent jump in hiring across all degree levels, driven primarily by growing companies and employee turnover. Read more...

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Consolidation Hits Library Tech Market

HomeA wave of consolidation hit the library market on Tuesday as both ProQuest and Bibliotecha announced major acquisitions. ProQuest will acquire Ex Libris, which provides technology solutions for libraries, and Bibliotecha will take over 3M's library division. Read more...

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19 octobre 2015

US losing its dominance in global higher education market

The ConversationBy . Students have come back to college. But not all to the United States.
The idea that a student would study in another country is not a new concept. The media frequently reports on the number of international students studying in the United States. More...

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14 octobre 2015

How the Labour Market Drives Mismatch and its Penalties

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentBy . In a previous post, we showed how across countries that took part in the Survey of Adult Skills, 39% of workers are mismatched by field of study. These are workers who graduated from a particular field but work in another, unrelated occupation. We also showed that many field-mismatched workers are also over-qualified, leading to a large wage penalty and non-ignorable costs for economies. More...

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04 octobre 2015

Has the Market Changed the Copyright Calculus?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. As Director of IT Policy at Cornell University and DMCA officer in years of the “Copyright Wars,” I was on the front lines. Cornell created a DMCA process (that the Higher Education Opportunity Act absorbed in its regulations as an example of compliance), we synched these events with authorities on campus (Judicial Administration; Human Resources and Provost’s Office for students non-academic and academic staff). Read more...

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29 septembre 2015

Udacity’s new business model markets nanodegrees for in-demand skills

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. No longer trying to tempt traditional students from higher education, Udacity’s new model focuses on adults who have skills, but want to add new ones through intensive courses supported by the industry. More...

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20 septembre 2015

Sajid Javid and Jo Johnson take higher education to market

By John Morgan. BIS aims to step up competition for universities from new providers – but questions remain about impact on UK higher education. More...

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