Carol Patton

Articles by Carol Patton

University Business, January 2015

Carol Patton is a Las Vegas-based writer who specializes in human resources issues.
Universities recognize the value of diversity, ranging from expanding staff competencies to improving community relations

University Business, December 2014

Carol Patton is a Las Vegas-based writer who specializes in human resources issues.
Schools break with tradition to find creative ways to onboard new employees

University Business, October 2014

Human resources specialist Carol Patton says colleges and universities aren't aware of the wide range of their employees' skills.
HR can take advantage of employees’ skills that are unrelated to their jobs

University Business, September 2014

A sampling of sabbatical policies at colleges and universities. (Click to enlarge)
Policies and practices for granting, managing and tracking faculty leave in a climate where its value is questioned

University Business, August 2014

HR expert Carol Patton says alumni have value to HR as recruiters and university advocates.
Graduates typically possess a wealth of campus knowledge and skills--and are eager to help

University Business, June 2014

HR expert Carol Patton says data can help fix what no one may realize is broken.
HR professionals should be analyzing metrics to gauge impacts of initiatives

University Business, April 2014

Carol Patton says new HR software is more user-friendly and flexible.
Developers focus on products that deliver adaptability and user-friendliness

University Business, February 2014

Carol Patton says flexible career policies motivate faculty to develop fresh skills and broaden career paths.
Universities use flexible career programs to attract and retain faculty

University Business, December 2013

HR administrators discuss their most vexing problems

University Business, October 2013

Tips for maintaining management rights, reappointment criteria, and employee evaluations