Category Archives: Innovative academic search

Winning your search/completing the project

KDK about-headshotIf you are a potential client of KULPER & COMPANY—a company, university or NFP organization that needs our help to identify and hire the right candidate for a key position— we want to hear from you.

You may have tried to complete a key hire in the past only to find after 18 months or so that the wrong person was hired for a critically important role.   When a high profile search goes off track people start running for the exits—but, by then it is way too late!

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7 Reasons to use KULPER & COMPANY to overcome senior level hiring challenges…

If you are a C-level executive, University President, NFP Executive Director or board member/trustee with responsibility to grow and develop your organization we are ready to help attract “A Level” people to your team. KULPER & COMPANY has proven experience identifying the very best talent for the most important leadership positions. We know that the key to successful executive search consulting requires effective listening. Once we hear what you have to say we will be able to quickly introduce the right professionals with the drive, ability and confidence to do an exemplary job. We know that there are many options when it comes to solving hiring challenges including internal recruiting departments, contingency recruiting firms and other retained search firms. The business keeps changing but the essentials of effective executive search consulting remain the same: our job is to make a long-lasting hiring match for your organization.

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Consistently attracting “A Level” performers for your enterprise

Keith D Kulper, President at the William Paterson Leadership Forum

Keith D Kulper, President, KULPER & COMPANY, LLC at the William Paterson University Leadership Forum

Consistently attracting “A Level” performers is a big challenge, but well-worth the effort.

“A Level” performers are very busy professionals. To seriously interest them in your opportunity you must be willing to take the time to fully describe the job deliverables/ by when, provide detailed information about organization background, culture, leadership and financial performance.

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Advantages of using executive search

 

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There is often confusion around this topic. If you are a potential client with a need to attract top talent for mission critical positions the management committee needs to have access to several first rate executive search consultants who are willing to take the time to understand the strategic goals and objectives of the organization and then become a reliable and highly responsive source for quickly delivering top candidates for the most important positions within the organization.

Here is a case in point.

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Senior Leader Transition

China Trip 2014  Sloan Gahyee 596‘Tis the season….
The month of January is when many senior leaders decide to move on to their next challenge, announce retirement or are informed that things just aren’t working out… If you and your colleagues find yourselves wanting to have a deep look at qualified candidates who would be interested in coming to your organization it behooves you to speak with a professional executive search consultant.

Here are the key benefits:
Time will be saved….
Cost will be saved…..
Growth and Development Opportunities will be maximized….

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Attracting the right leaders requires the right hiring approach

 

 

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Attracting the right senior level leadership is the most important and challenging task for your organization…
Are you taking the right approach?

• Are you feeling frustrated by the results of your current hiring efforts?
• Are some of the best people being attracted by your toughest competitors?
• Have you tried to develop a relationship with a reputable search firm?

What works and what doesn’t work is always the acid test for any task.
Why waste time pursuing aims with the wrong tools or wrong methodologies?

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PENN STATE Names new new Online Learning Head

Congratulations to Dr. Renata Engel, Penn State’s new Vice Provost for Online Learning, http://chronicle.com/article/An-Engineers-Next-Task-at/146469/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en Given the importance of Penn State and the size of their enrollment, the selection of a new leader for their online learning program bears watching for many reasons.  Dr Engel is both an engineer and an expert in educational teaching excellence.  It is apparent that the trustees of Penn State are declaring: we want to significantly grow and develop our online learning program. The cost of traditional “on-ground” undergraduate and graduate higher education is becoming increasingly unsustainable.  Families who believe in the importance of higher education must come up with creative ways to fund their child’s undergraduate degree; in some cases costing up to $60,000 per year.  Likewise, obtaining a graduate degree without inclusion of a full or partial fellowship is a very big challenge for most students.  Using online learning technology to help rein in costs without degradation of the learning experience–while enlarging the student enrollment– is a winning formula.  And, as on the online systems keep improving there will be instances where the data will confirm that the online offerings are simply a better and more effective way to learn difficult and complex subject matter. Large university systems like Penn State will create better and bigger gateways for global learning that may, one day, usher in the 1,ooo,ooo member freshman class.  While traditionalists bemoan the potential degradation of the academy we must balance their concern with the life changing benefits of higher education. KULPER & COMPANY can assist universities and colleges with implementation and refinement of their online learning strategy by assisting with the recruitment of their online learning leadership.

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Hiring decision making information

I am sharing the links to two worthwhile articles—-the first is from Julie Bennink from Accenture where she discusses the importance and benefits of vendor outsource relationship management.
http://http://www.accenture.com/us-en/outsourcing/business-process-outsourcing/talent-hr-bpo/Pages/index.aspx

The second article relates to tweaks being made to the highly successful and important online higher ed learning program at Southern NH University
http://http://chronicle.com/article/Southern-New-Hampshire-U/146443/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

I hope you will find both pieces interesting and beneficial.

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Survey Results ONLINE Learning Independent Colleges

This survey, compiled by LEARNING HOUSE provides a good overview of the results that are being delivered from online learning initiatives as viewed by VPAA/Chief Academic Officers of independent colleges. Key findings: Nearly all respondents report that revenue is increasing from online offerings//nearly 20% are generating more than $1MM in annual revenue; breadth of courses is broadening/management-business and health related rank at the top; Increasing international enrollments and adding hybrid graduate programs are the top plans for online learning for the next one or two years.
TO view the entire study
http://www.learninghouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/201311-CIC-FINAL.pdf

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2014 US News & World Reports Rankings for Graduate Online Engineering Programs

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KULPER & COMPANY is continuing our study and analysis of online higher education in an effort to better serve our university clients and prospects. If you and your colleagues have decided to grow and develop your online program and you are considering attracting a new leader for it we would like to hear from you please contact us.

The 2014 US News & World Reports (USNWR) Rankings
#1 Columbia University (Fu Foundation)

#2 UCLA (Samueli)

#3 U Wisconsin (Madison)

#4 USC (Viterbi)

#5 Penn State (World Campus)

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