By Theresa Bibeau in Announcements posted: Dec, 19th 2017

Introducing the New Symplicity App!

Symplicity is excited to announce the launch today of our new Symplicity app, which provides students with new ways to engage with your career center, discover opportunities and access your core career services offerings from their mobile devices. What Are the Benefits of the New Symplicity App? Increased Student Engagement via Mobile We’ve modeled the […]

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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services posted: Dec, 1st 2017

3 Creative Ways to Remind Students About Your Career Center

With finals approaching and the excitement of the holidays starting to build, your career center might find that students’ engagement with career services is beginning to drop. There are ways, though, that you can slip back into students’ minds and ensure that they aren’t neglecting your career services offerings. Use these ideas now and bring […]

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By Theresa Bibeau in Announcements posted: Nov, 20th 2017

Second Wave of Industry Leaders Join Symplicity’s Partner Program

Symplicity is excited to announce the addition of five new industry leaders to its partner program: Eventus, JobKred, Mentat, Suitable and The Fairs App. Eventus is a mobile app platform that gives career services teams an easy way to set up data-driven apps for their various initiatives including career fairs, consortiums, and more. Trusted by […]

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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services posted: Nov, 16th 2017

How to Help Students at Community Colleges Find a Job

If you’re a career center professional at a community college, you know that some of your students are not fully confident or cognizant of how valuable their associate’s degree truly can be. You can help them secure a job by demonstrating that value to them and helping them strategize in ways that are specific to […]

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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 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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