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By Cristina Restrepo in Announcements posted: May, 21st 2018

New Wave of Industry Leaders Join Our Corporate Partner Program

Symplicity is excited to announce the addition of three new industry leaders to its partner program: GoinGlobal, Monjin, and Diligence Lab. GoinGlobal provides career and employment resources for more than 120 worldwide locations, with Country and USA City Career Guides, 16 million-plus worldwide job and internship postings, corporate profiles, and an H1B visa search engine. More than 800 […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Announcements, Best Practices, Current Events posted: May, 18th 2018

GDPR is Coming. We’re Ready, Are You?

In April 2016, the European Parliament passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The GDPR will strengthen the security and privacy of individuals’ data in the European Union (EU).  The regulations are meant to empower individuals and change the way that organizations treat data privacy.  The GDPR will replace the EU Data Protection Directive, otherwise […]


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By Steve Watt in Advising, Best Practices, Student Conduct posted: May, 15th 2018

Change the Course Report Australia – Webinar Highlights

If we polled higher education staff members, how many do you think would be confident that most universities are assuring a consistent response to sexual assault and harassment complaints? The “Change the Course” national report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities found “More than half of all university students were sexually harassed […]


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By Nicholas Standage in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services posted: Apr, 19th 2018

Why Do Employability Strategies Fail?

Employability is becoming a growing concern for educational institutions around the world. As the labor market is becoming intensely competitive, employers seek to differentiate talent, not only on academic degrees but also on specific competencies and related practical experiences. Students and parents are increasingly looking into their return on education. Educational institutions use the term […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Tips and Tricks posted: Apr, 4th 2018

Higher Education’s Role in a Changing Work Environment

There’s an ongoing discussion about what skills are needed now and in the future to excel in the workplace.  In higher education, we’re always trying hard to provide relevant experience for all fields.  Even with all the resources and advice provided to students, we still hear from employers about how they are not sufficiently prepared […]


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By Adam Crick in Career Services, CSM posted: Mar, 26th 2018

What the Strada-Gallup 2017 College Student Survey Can Teach Us About Career Service Management

Why do incoming students choose to enroll in college? Because nearly all of them hope it will make them more attractive to employers.  But while attending, do they still feel confident that they are being prepared for success?  How are these students using their university’s resources, such as dedicated advisors and career services, to help […]


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By Adam Crick in Events posted: Mar, 19th 2018

Student Success Summit 2018 Recap

Last week we ventured to Penn State University for our first-ever Symplicity Student Success Summit.  We were joined by Kutztown University, Edinboro University, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and many other schools to discuss best practices, successful outreach and current challenges. We even live streamed the event and had over 50 viewers. Our […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Events, Student Conduct posted: Feb, 27th 2018

Conference Recap: 2018 Advocate Symposium

On February 20, the 2018 Advocate Symposium cultivated expertise and innovation on student conduct at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, Fl. This year’s event was bigger than ever, bringing together 80 representatives from 54 higher education institutions from the U.S. and Canada for a full day of networking, best practice sharing, training and developing of […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Career Services, Experiential Learning, Webinars posted: Feb, 13th 2018

Webinar Recap: Managing and Assessing Co-Ops with Symplicity’s Experiential Learning Module

As we prepare students for the workforce in the 21st century, the benefits and attributes of co-op education have never been more relevant. Co-ops help students build the necessary bridges between work and learning by integrating classroom discussions with real-world experiences. On the flip side, colleges and universities benefit from co-op by building better relationships […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Announcements, Career Services posted: Feb, 8th 2018

Introducing Symplicity Curated Job Feed

Career services offices play a critical role in preparing students for life after college; however, only 17% of recent graduates believe their career services office was helpful (Gallup-Purdue Index, 2016). Reports suggest that career-services experiences do not vary by type of institution, and graduates with engineering (62%) and business (58%) degrees are most likely to […]


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