November 2010

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Harness the Networking Power of Linked In

Contributed by: Geoffrey M Dubiski MS, CDR, CIR Principal & Managing Director Sumner Grace & Associates is the largest professional networking site with a 24/7 recruiting and business networking mindset.  People discuss topics, ask for professional and subject matter advice as well as look for jobs and candidates.  It is free to […]

Volunteer Opportunities through iParticipate

Volunteering is a wonderful way to meet people within your community and extend your own network! To search volunteer opportunities near your home check out The Entertainment Industry Foundation has mobilized the entertainment community around a groundbreaking initiative designed to inspire a new era of service and volunteerism. This multi-year campaign, called “iParticipate,” hopes […]

Women’s Night Out at Capital Rep

Thank you to Capital Rep and Burns Management for hosting our 1st Women’s Night Out.  We had a great time getting to know local women and seeing the “The Marvelous Wonderettes”. 

America’s Best Places to Raise a Family: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Ranked No. 9

America’s Best Places to Raise a Family from No. 9: Albany-Schenectady-Troy

“Not Dead Yet”

Not Dead Yet, The Chronicle of Higher Education Lately, my professional life has reminded me of the “Bring Out Your Dead” sketch in Monty Python and The Holy Grail. The sketch opens with a man rolling a corpse-laden wheelbarrow through a 14th-century village hit hard by the plague. “Bring out your dead!” he cries to […]

“Two Careers, One Offer”

03.01.2007 Two Careers, One Offer, The Chronicle of Higher Education The truly frightening thing about turning down a tenure-track job offer is that little bit of nagging doubt over whether you will ever get another. I don’t care how great your research is or how much self-confidence you have miraculously managed to build during graduate […]

“I’m Your Millstone” from the Chronicle of Higher Education

04.22.2008 “I’m Your Millstone”, The Chronicle of Higher Education A dean I know is a staunch advocate of reform in how universities treat spousal hires, especially for senior positions. Her own experience convinced her that academe is far too inflexible about dual-career hires and that, as a result, many institutions inadvertently work against their own […]

Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey – 2009

PhD Move is a valuable asset in recruiting PhD or high-level professionals to the Capital Region.  Additional incentives, like PhD Move, can help to bring these professionals to local organizations. “For the vast majority of firms (8 out of 10 or more), regardless of size, additional incentives proved “almost always” or “frequently” successful in convincing an […]