80% of Jobs Are Landed Through Networking

  When speaking about digital and social technology and the importance of leveraging it for career success, I often share this statistic that comes from John Bennett:  80% of jobs are landed through networking and personal relationships.  Although I cannot vouch for the research behind it, it’s not a statistic I find surprising.  As I have now been working in the field of higher education for over 15 years, over time I have become more and more aware of how true this is. When I reflect back on the jobs I have held… Read More

25 Ways You Know You Are Dating a Student Affairs Professional* [REBLOG]

Originally posted on Dances with Dissonance:
*This includes graduate students as well. Don’t get it twisted – your assistantship is 20 hours a week and you’re doing student affairs work with real, live students; hence you are a professional in my opinion. Have you ever been on a date and realized you’ve done one of the following? Or perhaps you’ve been on a date with someone in Student Affairs and always thought something seemed off about them. Well here’s a list of the top ways you know you’re on a date with…