This Working Life

Dual Career Assistance College UniversityDual-career matters are often a significant component of faculty recruitment and retention.  In fact, you can’t talk about faculty recruitment and retention without talking about dual-career, and you can’t talk about dual-career without talking about faculty recruitment and retention.  Since the majority of our faculty have working partners and spouses—some of whom are academics and others who work in many other professions--providing dual-career assistance, among other kinds of work and life support, is often crucial for a successful recruitment for the institution and a productive experience for our faculty families.

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CUWFA GenerationsDid you know that there are five different generations alive in the world today? Why is this so important for we who work in academia?

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Employee WellnessIn this climate of tension between shrinking organizational resources and relentless personal and professional demands on employees, we need to keep a sustained focus on investing in employee wellness. Employee wellness is not just a “nice to have” option as employers reap great rewards, including increased productivity and engagement, reduced medical and disability costs, and reduced absenteeism.

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