Archive for July, 2015


How Job Seekers Get in their Own Way

On of the key factors in having a successful career is to overcome barriers. Looking at variables around ourselves is one thing ,but job-seekers may actually create barriers for themselves, whether that relates to beliefs about what types of jobs will be a good fit for them or thinking certain traits are a drawback rather than an asset. This article explores some obstacles job-seekers may put in their own way and offers suggestions for avoiding those pitfalls.

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CW in the News

Warren Rosenberg, provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the College of Westchester, spoke on a panel about “Surviving in a Regulatory Environment,” as part of the recent APC Innovation Summit 2015.  He spoke on the topic of distance learning, such as online courses. You can read more here.

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Most-Asked Interview Questions

Summer is a great time to polish your resume and brush up on your interview skills. To help you up your game, check out this infographic, which shares some of the most commonly asked job interview questions.

 

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Who Takes Online Courses?

When Massive Open Online Courses appeared on the scene a few years ago, many educators speculated about the types of students most likely to enroll and complete these online learning programs. A recent report, “HarvardX and MITx: Two Years of Open Online Courses,” looked at data from July 2012 through September 2014 to give some insight into the different types of students taking these courses. This article highlights some of the findings.

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Happy Fourth of July!

Hope you’re looking forward to a great Fourth of July weekend. In honor of the holiday, here’s an infographic guide to fireworks.

From all of us at the College of Westchester, have a happy and safe July 4th!