Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Post in the Media: Job interview tips, understanding toddlers and more

Post University and its faculty and staff have been in the news several times recently, offering up professional advice and contributing expertise to print and online publications across the nation.

Here’s a recap of the latest headlines to hit the news:

Making a call makes a difference
After a job interview, it’s imperative to follow up, Associate Director of Career Services Debra Manente said in an article for NextAvenue.org. Manente said a phone call to the recruiter or hiring manager in a timely manner after any interview is a must to secure the job. This article also ran on Forbes.com.

CFO Richard Volk offered helpful tips in
this NerdWallet.com article
Understand our youth with games from our past
Jill Buban, Assistant Provost for Research & Innovation, shared her insights on how parents can help toddlers understand their feelings in an article for Mom.me. Buban encourages parents to put a new spin on traditional games, adding in options for children to name feelings and describe when they have felt them.

Keeping an office cool in the summer
Several tips for how managers and CEOs can create employee loyalty during the summer were offered by Associate Faculty member Douglas Brown in an article he wrote for Wired.com. Relaxing the dress code, granting extra free time and supplying lunches for employees are a few things Brown felt team leaders should do over the summer months.  

Learn about your loans
Chief Financial Officer Richard Volk provided input on a story for NerdWallet.com on what parents and students should know about student loans. Volk cautioned parents and students to be aware that interest rates can vary depending on the loan type and the first disbursement date of the loan.

Hispanic graduate showing promise
Recent Post University graduate Sabrina Paige is featured as one of the most promising Hispanic graduates in the Summer issue of Hispanic Executive. Paige discusses how she has newly defined success in her career and what her short- and long-term career goals hold.