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By Caroline Tolond in Career Services posted: Oct, 19th 2017

It’s All Change – How AGCAS Shed Light on the Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

At the AGCAS conference in September, there was one overriding theme: change. Change within universities and with their employability agendas, change in how career services are delivering support to students, change in governmental higher education policy and changes in the UK and international job market. One of the hottest topics relating to change was the […]


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By Hu Naqvi in Career Services posted: Oct, 17th 2017

The Retirement of the DLHE Survey: Conversations Need to Start Happening

In light of the upcoming retirement of the DLHE survey in favour of the Graduate Outcomes Survey, all eyes and ears are focused on what’s next. In a recent article, Naomi Oosman-Watts, Assistant Director, Careers Service at Newcastle University offered recommendations for a new model of working. Our latest whitepaper supports the article’s recommendations, arguing that as the need […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Best Practices posted: Oct, 9th 2017

Webinar Recap – Investment in Assessment: How Students Intern and Learn

In today’s changing employment landscape, teaching students the proper skills to be successful in the workforce is of the utmost importance. However, a recent study from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) revealed that students consistently rank themselves as prepared in areas where employers do not agree. For this reason, universities should invest […]


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By Theresa Bibeau in Student Conduct posted: Oct, 6th 2017

3 Core Focuses for Managing Academic Integrity Issues

Cheating has always been an issue that higher ed administrators have had to deal with, but in today’s digital age, the problem has arguably gotten even trickier to manage. Students with mobile devices are now able to quickly snap pictures of exams or text their friends the answers the second a professor looks away. Forget […]


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By Theresa Bibeau in Student Conduct posted: Sep, 27th 2017

UPDATE: What Betsy DeVos Means for Title IX

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ repeal of Obama-era guidance on September 22, 2017 poses to change how student conduct offices in higher education will manage sexual misconduct cases. Under DeVos’ leadership, the U.S. Department of Education withdrew the guidelines for handling cases of sexual misconduct put in place during the Obama-administration era. From the beginning of […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Announcements posted: Sep, 25th 2017

Call for Entries: Student Testimonial Contest is Now Open!

Symplicity Corporation invites all students from our partner institutions and career centers to participate in our student testimonial contest – Hired: A True Symplicity Story – for a chance to win up to $500. Times are tough, and as a college student, money is probably pretty tight. But at Symplicity, we want to help you […]


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By Theresa Bibeau in Student Conduct posted: Sep, 21st 2017

Betsy DeVos and Title IX: What Has and Hasn’t Happened Yet

Title IX and the issue of campus sexual assault continued to dominate conversations on college campuses across the nation throughout the summer. Groups representing the rights of both the victims of sexual assault and the accused remained sharply divided on what would constitute a fair and balanced approach from the Trump Administration and its Education […]


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By Theresa Bibeau in Current Events posted: Sep, 15th 2017

What the End of DACA Could Mean for Your Students and Career Center

On September 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration would be phasing out the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. Over the next few months, this act will affect hundreds of thousands of college students across the country. Due to this fact, colleges and universities nationwide are trying to determine […]


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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services posted: Sep, 8th 2017

Helping Students Pick Part-Time Jobs for the Semester

With students back on campus after summer vacation, many of them are seeking part-time jobs to help pay their tuition or living expenses. No job that a student has should just be a “job” though, and as a career services professional, you should help students find part-time jobs that will actually benefit their careers in […]


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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services posted: Aug, 31st 2017

Tips for Integrating Career Services with Academic Learning

The skills gap is a well-documented issue that employers cite about recent graduating classes, but the skills gap isn’t solely an issue of either a lack of hard skills or soft skills alone. In order for graduates to have the best chances of securing employment after graduation, they need a combination of both. “More jobs […]


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