NACE (The National Association of College and Employers) conducted a survey at the end of 2016 that yielded some valuable feedback about students’ perceptions regarding the usefulness of various career services offerings. The survey compared effectiveness ratings given by first-generation students to the effectiveness ratings given by non-first generation students, so we took the average of both groups of students’ scores to identify the offerings rated lowest in effectiveness.Read More
In December, we announced that CSM was adding additional protection to make sure your students don’t fall into a fraudulent employment trap. One of these added features was aggregated community reports that allow schools to collaborate in warning other schools about suspicious job-posters. Another feature was “suggested next steps” that CSM will provide to users before they approve a job-poster so the user can determine whether an employer looks legitimate or not.Read More
Complying with Title IX and preventing sexual violence on your campus should always be top concerns – they will never waver in importance or relevance. Throughout the years, Symplicity and the Advocate team have provided tons of resources outlining what Title IX means, how to comply with it and how to create a safe environment for all of your students.
We’ve rounded up these resources by topic – feel free to bookmark this post and return to it whenever you have a question or need help with ensuring your campus remains Title IX-compliant.Read More
Providing students with quality, legitimate employment opportunities has always been a top priority of the CSM team, and with the product’s most recent update, users will have even more tools to fight against questionable employers.Read More
With CSM’s upcoming release, managers will now be able to drill down on trends and take advantage of student engagement data like never before. With an enhanced ability to analyze student trends, administrators will have an arsenal of new knowledge to use when looking to improve their career services operations.Read More
Career center professionals already know how important it is for students to get some type of professional experience before they graduate and move on to the world of working full-time. Whether it’s an internship or a part-time job in their desired field, students should certainly be doing something before graduation to dip their toes into the professional world. That being said, it’s not always easy for students to balance the stress of schoolwork with the added pressure of performing in a work environment. In order to help your students achieve a balance between succeeding in both areas, consider the following advice.Read More