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The Growing Need for Nursing Educators

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Infographic
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The Growing Need for Nursing Educators
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Duquesne University School of Nursing

The healthcare industry relies heavily on the talents and skills of nursing educators whose mission is to train and educate future nurses. There is currently a shortage of nursing professionals. This, coupled with the rising demand for nurses means that professionals in the industry, specifically nursing educators, can look forward to highly promising career prospects.

New Report on Postdoc Parents

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Report
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New Report on Postdoc Parents
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Pregnant Scholar Initiative at the Center for WorkLife Law

Our next generation of brilliant researchers is facing a challenge that their institutions are ill equipped to address–parenthood.

The Six-Hour Workday

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Infographic
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The Six-Hour Workday
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Ohio University

For today’s workers, there is hope that a disruption in workday hours may be on the horizon. According to research, the average worker is productive for almost three hours when committed to an 8-hour day. A wide variety of unproductive activities disrupt workers’ concentration levels. These include smoking breaks, visiting social media sites, making food at work, eating, reading news websites, searching for jobs and more.

Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart

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Report
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Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart
Source: 
Center for Law and Social Policy and National Partnership for Women & Families
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Liz Ben-Ishai, CLASP

Position Available: Work/Life Consultant at Cornell University

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Position Available: Work/Life Consultant at Cornell University
Source: 
Cornell University
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Michelle Artibee, Assistant Director, Work/Life, Cornell University

Cornell University is looking for a dynamic, highly skilled individual to become our next Work/Life Consultant in Human Resources.

The consultant helps faculty, staff, students, and retirees connect to programs and services available on-campus and in the community in the areas of parenting, adult care, workplace flexibility, transitions to retirement, and more.  In addition to consulting, the position has responsibility for specific programs and group facilitation. 

Interdisciplinary Biobehavioral Methodologist - Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health (Tenure-Track)

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Job Opportunity
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Interdisciplinary Biobehavioral Methodologist - Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health (Tenure-Track)
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Penn State Department of Biobehavioral Health
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Orfeu Buxton

Interdisciplinary Biobehavioral Methodologist - Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health (Tenure-Track)
https://psu.jobs/job/67907

The scholarship and teaching of BBH faculty focuses on how biological,
behavioral, psychological, sociocultural, and environmental variables
interact to influence health across time scales and levels of analysis.
Departmental research focuses on substantive areas in which biology and
behavior are inextricably interconnected, such as addiction, stress, mental

Effective Recruitment Strategies for Older Workers

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Blog
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Effective Recruitment Strategies for Older Workers
Source: 
AGEnda: Aging & Work Blog by Judi C Casey
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

Suggestions on the best way to recruit older workers.

Can the Working Family Work in America?

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News Article
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Can the Working Family Work in America?
Source: 
The American Prospect, Stephanie Coontz
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

America still hasn't adjusted to family realities in the 21st century. Here's what needs to be done and why we need to do it.

SIGN ON BY Wed, 6/8: Request for Professors to Sign Letter in Support of DOL Overtime Rule

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Announcement
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SIGN ON BY Wed, 6/8: Request for Professors to Sign Letter in Support of DOL Overtime Rule
Source: 
National Employment Law Project (via National Partnership for Women & Families)
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Vicki Shabo

Hello WFRN faculty members-

Pathways to Equity: Narrowing the Wage Gap by Improving Women’s Access to Good Middle-Skill Jobs

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Report
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Pathways to Equity: Narrowing the Wage Gap by Improving Women’s Access to Good Middle-Skill Jobs
Source: 
Institute for Women's Policy Research
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Dowgun

Half of the gender wage gap is due to women working in different occupations and sectors than men. Improving women’s access to good middle-skill jobs can help close the wage gap and improve women’s economic security. The IWPR's Pathways to Equity Initiative shows job changes that can improve women’s economic standing and meet employers’ demands for skilled workers.

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