Yesterday, I came across this interesting infographic mashup that maps worker engagement onto the classic pyramid of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. (Thanks for sharing Dustin Ramsdell!) Given that I am job searching myself, while also attempting to build a culture of engagement at my current institution, this infographic really spoke to me. Much like Tuckman’s theory of group development (forming, storming, norming, performing), reaching the “highest stage” of “performing,” or in this case, “self-actualization” is actually quite rare. It’s also incredibly rewarding when it is achieved.
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Job searching in student affairs? A graduate student, new professional or otherwise? But this book: Job Searching in Student Affairs: Strategies to Land the Position YOU Want by Patrick Love I had the immense privilege to get a preview of this book while Patrick was writing it. I helped with some light editing, advice and encouragement. In the process, I fell in love with its approach to the subject matter. For a number of years now, I’ve taught practicum courses at Merrimack College and Boston College, and I’m constantly trying to find resources… Read More
I’m excited to be collaborating with Josie Ahlquist on an upcoming Studentaffairs.com webinar, Go Digital In Your Job Search. This webinar is a mash-up of the knowledge Josie and I have acquired over the past few years doing sessions like these at conferences and to graduate programs. It’s exciting to see what we have coming together when we combine forces. We’re still tweaking the language of the exact goals and outcomes, but the slide to the left should give you a sense as to what to expect. The webinar is ideal for anyone doing… Read More