John Calderon (NEOED)

John Calderon is the Content Strategist at NEOED. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of California, Los Angeles and has spent over a decade creating content as a marketing professional and journalist. Contact John:

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January 03, 2022

Introducing Careers Site for Jobs in Education

NEOED is excited to announce the launch of, sister site to the #1 public sector job board Like before it, is focused on the promotion of career opportunities in education, as well as sourcing candidates that are specifically looking to work in education. will cater to HR professionals and job seekers in the K-12 and higher education sectors (including universities, colleges, and community colleges). To celebrate the occasion, is offering employers at educational institutions free one-year subscriptions to post unlimited job listings.

December 15, 2021

Higher Education Job Perks to Attract Millennial & Gen Z Talent

In a post-pandemic world, a proactive outreach to younger candidates for higher education institutions will be crucial to offsetting an impending wave of retirements, as well as setting institutions up for future success. Millennial and Gen Z workers tend to look for different things in jobs than their Gen X and Baby Boomer predecessors did, but there are still many higher ed job perks that are appealing to this rapidly growing portion of the workforce. Taking these perks and benefits into consideration when you build out your employer brand and refine your recruitment process will help you get the best talent possible from Millennial and Gen Z pools.

August 12, 2021

What to Look For In a Virtual Onboarding Solution

The challenges of remote work and the continued threat of COVID-19 have caused educational institutions to reevaluate how new employees are acclimated to the campus community, particularly with regard to onboarding. Tasks and administrative work that used to take place in person and onsite over the first few days and weeks of employment now need to happen more quickly, and be accessible from anywhere. But how do you choose the best solution for your organization’s needs? Here's what to look for in a virtual onboarding solution.

March 12, 2021

How to Avoid These Frustrations Facing New Hires that Onboard Remotely

The effects of the pandemic and shift to remote work have upended how many educational institutions onboard new positions. From addressing logistical paperwork challenges, acclimating new employees who may have only met their manager virtually, to conducting 30, 60, and 90 day check-ins via Zoom, HR directors have had to vastly shift their approach to how new hires embark their first days and months.

February 02, 2021

5 Ways to Make Employees Feel the Love -- Even Remotely

After a year that found many schools and institutions going remote, the dust is still settling on what it all means for the future of educational institutions and workplaces themselves. What is less uncertain is that remote work -- in some form or another -- is the wave of the future. In a 2019 Upwork report (long before COVID-19), an estimated 73% of all U.S. workforces expected to have remote workers by 2028. That number will almost certainly be fast tracked in the face of the pandemic, where many employees and teams have proven that they are able to work effectively from outside of the physical office, and organizations have realized there’s a cost-savings advantage as well.


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