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By Adam Crick in Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events posted: Jul, 12th 2018

Jeff Selingo’s Three Recommendations for Preparing Students for the 21st Century Workforce

Jeff Selingo, New York Times best-selling author of “There is Life After College” and keynote speaker for our 2018 CSM Symposium, gave an engaging speech on how to prepare students for the ever-changing workforce. Below are his three recommendations to properly prepare students for the jobs of the future: 1. Make Career Services More Accessible […]


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By Adam Crick in Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events posted: Jun, 25th 2018

Meet our NACE18 Student Ambassadors!

This year’s NACE conference was a huge success and part of that is due to our amazing Symplicity NACE Student Ambassadors. In an effort to provide prospects with a better understanding of how students can benefit from our CSM, we decided to bring some real student users to share their experiences. We were looking for […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events, Tips and Tricks posted: Jun, 20th 2018

Conference Recap: 2018 CSM Symposium

Our annual CSM Symposium was held June 3rd-5th in New Orleans. Every year, CSM users worldwide get together to share best practices and skills to foster student success. Representatives from all types of institutions, from large universities to community colleges to law and graduate schools attended to deepen their knowledge of CSM and learn from […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Events posted: May, 31st 2018

What To Do While In New Orleans for #NACE18

We are so excited to be heading to New Orleans for this year’s #NACE18 conference. The Big Easy is famous for its exquisite cuisine, renowned live music, and annual cultural celebrations. If you’re going to #NACE18 this year, here are a few things you can’t miss while you visit NOLA: Take a stroll in the […]


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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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