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The EEQ CERT: A New Way to Assure and Communicate Program Quality, Relevance, & Value

By Melanie Booth, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education, reprinted with permission
As a result of the Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education’s work – and in partnership with 27 academic programs from 14 institutions across the country – they have designed the Essential Employability Qualities Certification, or EEQ CERT.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

Written by Sara Klein from an interview with Valerie Cimarossa, Vice President, Marketing & Technology, Chief of Staff, University of Advancing Technology
The University of Advancing Technology is making a difference in the world of technology to the community of Tempe, Arizona and the Greater Phoenix area with Perimeter83. Perimeter83 is a new business-to-business (B2B) workforce development arm of the school and co-working space located on the UAT campus.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

The Principles of Professionalism: Ensuring Students Make the Grade in the Real World

By Pamela Eyring, Owner and President, The Protocol School of Washington®
Understanding the fundamentals of business protocol and professional etiquette are more important than ever in our ever-changing multicultural workforce. But there are nuances and subtle shifts in professional behavior that will make your graduates stand out from the competition.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

Career Services and Employer Engagement in a COVID-19 World

By Micaela Alpers, President, Education Division, Career TEAM, LLC
A strong focus on career development and employer engagement is critical to the successful placement of graduates and we cannot lose sight of this as we navigate through COVID-19. As it relates to career services, student preparation and employer engagement will benefit from looking at ways to scale, automate, and centralize their people, process, and technology from every direction.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

Developing and Managing a Personal Brand

Jeff Bockelman, CEO & Founder, CareerScribe and Pedagog
The economy is growing, unemployment is falling, and companies are finally hiring again, so this is the perfect time for your students to be evaluating the value of their professional asset and the habits they have – or don’t have, but they need to be prepared to promote themselves.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19

Improve Placement Rates: Competency Badges

By Larry Banks, Ph.D., Director, Competency Based Education Services, Wonderlic and Amanda Opperman, M.A., Institutional and Program Effectiveness Specialist, Wonderlic
Employers are looking for employees who can solve their problems, and they are hiring graduates who demonstrate that they have skills that matter for employability – not just a degree.

What Innovative Career Service Departments Learned From COVID-19