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By Cristina Restrepo in Advising, Career Services, CSM posted: Nov, 7th 2018

Helping Students Build Meaningful Careers With Trackable Career Plans

Nowadays, college students have many options to develop employable skills outside the classroom via experiential learning, co-curricular activities, part-time jobs, and more. With so many options, students tend to get overwhelmed with career development activities and will often neglect the proper actions that will help them secure a job after graduation. To solve for this, […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services, CSM posted: Sep, 21st 2018

How Early Career Advising Can Lead to Better Post-Graduate Outcomes

Each student’s pathway to graduation varies, but what types of activities will lead to better outcomes? Some students do not start their job search until graduation is right around the corner, while others may start a year before. EAB, a higher education consulting firm, conducted a survey involving 6,000+ recent graduates from five large public […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Career Services, CSM, Experiential Learning posted: Aug, 29th 2018

How Career Services Departments can Engage Students

Career services departments are always looking for new ways to engage students. Unfortunately opening your doors during regular business hours is not enough to engage the majority of them. Traditional methods don’t work as effectively as they used to. It’s important to provide your students with the right tools and easily accessible resources. Your office should be […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Disability Services posted: Aug, 2nd 2018

Symplicity Accommodate Clients Take a Proactive Stance on Diversity and Inclusion

A handful of Symplicity Accommodate clients have shown their commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment by signing The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge. This CEO-driven business commitment is intended to advance diversity and inclusion and is motivated by the fact that change starts at the top. CEOs from Lehigh University, William […]


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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 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 Alicia Freeland in Advising, Best Practices posted: Aug, 3rd 2016

Insight: Working the Nuances of the Appointments Module

Insight Tips & Tricks: “Working the Nuances of the Appointments Module”


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