UPDATE: This post blew up. Here’s part 2: What if students created online content for career services?
More than 500 million learning-related videos are viewed on the platform every day. These videos are made and shared by a highly-motivated group of creators, such as Linda Raynier, whose videos teach job seekers how to nail an interview or write a resume that gets noticed; or Vanessa Van Edwards, who helps people master soft skills like how to use body language in an interview or communicate a great elevator pitch.How YouTube can help people develop their careers and grow their businesses
I just came across a job posting for a job in career services supporting online students. Online learning for higher education has grown significantly in the last few years. Inside Higher education reports that in 2017, “The proportion of all students who were enrolled exclusively online grew to 15.4 percent (up from 14.7 percent in 2016), or about one in six students.”
So it’s heartening to see a position that’s dedicated to supporting online learners. It was, however, disheartening to see the job description.Continue reading →