Quiet Firing – A bigger problem than Quiet Quitting 

By Dr. Sandra Miles  Over the past few months, the topic of Quiet Quitting has become a topic of conversation at the dinner table, on social media, and even on mainstream media. However, the much more toxic, less ethical, and widely accepted practice of Quiet Firing continues to go largely unnoticed.   What is Quiet Firing?  … Read more

DEI Expert Dr. Sandra Miles Answers Your Salary Questions

Dr. Miles joined Academic Impressions in 2022 having served as a leader and administrator in higher education for two decades. She has served as a subject-matter expert for Academic Impressions, facilitating trainings and workshops in higher-ed. Her passion is making DEI concepts resonate for individuals from all walks of life. Salary conversations are difficult for … Read more

Attracting Diverse Applicants: Consider Salary Transparency

By Vickie Cook Attracting diverse applicants is a goal that most institutions of higher education have stated as being a primary driver in the search for talent. This diversity may include racial, gender, cultural, orientation, ability/disability, or age diversity. There are many ways to consider inclusivity of job applicants and to encourage a diverse group … Read more

Attracting Diverse Applicants: Consider Recruitment Through Job Posting

By Vickie Cook Attracting diverse applicants is a goal that most institutions of higher education have stated as being a primary driver in the search for talent. This diversity may include racial, gender, cultural, orientation, ability/disability, or age diversity. There are many ways to consider inclusivity of job applicants and to encourage a diverse group … Read more

Three Ways to Create Friction in the Hiring Process

By Stephanie Akunvabey Bias is real. Let’s start there. Researchers have studied our ability to make snap judgments from a biological perspective and found that our brains are super savvy at drawing quick conclusions to help us process the onslaught of data that we encounter on a daily basis. At first glance that seems harmless, … Read more

Attracting Diverse Applicants: Consider How You Write Your Job Descriptions

By Vickie Cook, PhD Attracting diverse applicants is a goal that most institutions of higher education have stated as being a primary driver in the search for talent. This diversity may include racial, gender, cultural, orientation, ability/disability, or age diversity. There are many ways to consider inclusivity of job applicants and to encourage a diverse … Read more