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The Community Connection – How Pima Medical Institute Utilizes Strategic Partnerships

By Jen Spurlin, Corporate Director of Education and John Hanson, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
A look at how Pima Medical Institute utilizes strategic community partnerships to further its mission to improve people’s lives by providing the best value in medical career education.

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Exploring Educational and Healthcare Provider Partnerships to Improve Graduate Placement and Healthcare Recruiting Outcomes

By Dr. Amanda Smith, Vice Provost - Curriculum and Academic Services and Beth Garland, Senior Vice President - Strategic Operations, Ultimate Medical Academy
As healthcare providers face increasing competition to source strong employees in a tight labor market, proactive partnerships with educational institutions can help build a pipeline of job-ready candidates. This article discusses how Ultimate Medical Academy is implementing a strategic plan to help graduates obtain jobs and to help healthcare employers reduce interview-to-hire ratios, optimize hiring channels, and decrease hiring costs.

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Assuring Graduates are Prepared for Work and Careers: The Essential Employability Qualities Certification

By Melanie Booth, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education
Designed in partnership with higher educational programs, students, and employers, the EEQ CERT offers a new approach for assuring and communicating educational programs’ quality, relevance, and value.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

Employer Engagement Adds Significant Value to Career College Curricula, Students and Graduates

By Jennifer Paugh, President, MIAT College of Technology and John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology
To gain a competitive edge once career college students graduate and pass all required exams, potential employers who are willing and able to adopt a proactive, early-stage recruiting approach can become involved with career colleges in a variety of strategically beneficial ways.

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Working with Workforce Development

By Burke Malin, Chief Operating Officer, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts
Developing an employer centric approach to education is critical to student outcomes and overall institutional success. How to work with career services, faculty, and employers to create an effective and productive partnerships needs to be a priority at every career technical school.

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All About the Outcomes: Retention, Licensing, Placement and Satisfaction

By Darcy A. Dauderis, JD MHA, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, International Education Corporation
The key to ensuring institutional quality, sustainability, and well-equipped graduates is to use the tools you already have to monitor and enhance outcomes. Even with limited financial or human resources, there are simple ways to safeguard quality outcomes for our students and institutions and ensure tomorrow’s workforce is well-equipped.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

Verifiable Placement Rates: Strategies for Compliance and Success

By Elizabeth Keifer Herron, Solutions Executive, Collegiate Admission and Retention Solutions (CARS) Obtaining and maintaining accurate and verifiable job placement information is a critical component of institutional operations in today’s regulatory environment. It is critical to deploy new strategies to ensure your publicized placement rates are accurate and verifiable.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

By Micaela Alpers, President – Education Division, Career TEAM
Historically, career services departments have offered one-on-one coaching for time intensive department responsibilities such as resume writing, mock interviews, and job search activities. Innovative institutions have adopted online tools that provide comparable levels of service and offer students the 24/7 access they now expect.

Career Services and Employer Engagement in a COVID-19 World

Beyond the Classroom: Preparing for the Future

By Nancy L. Jones, Senior Director of Student Affairs, Graham Nott, Vice President – Academic Affairs and Koula Foura, Student Affairs Manager, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.
Concorde Career Colleges found in talking to employers that they were struggling to find employees who not only possessed the knowledge to do the job but also had the soft skills necessary to succeed. Concorde recognized this challenge and took steps to further developed soft skills delivery within their curriculum.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19