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The Future of Career Education

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Institutions that find a way to offer shorter, cheaper, high quality programs and credentials that lead directly to good employment opportunities, will be in high demand over the next several years as we work our way out of an economic depression and transition to the next normal in post-secondary education.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors

Morale Building at Pima Medical’s Colorado Springs Campus

By Tara Dailey, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
While campus morale is always important, the added strain of the COVID-19 pandemic and the workplace pivots that came along with that added an additional layer of stress for many. Pima Medical Institute utilizes FranklinCovey techniques to build morale and improve campus culture among faculty and staff of the Colorado Springs campus.

Is 2021 The Year of The Remote (Virtual) Employee?

Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines – A Book Review

By Dr. Wallace E. Boston, Jr., President Emeritus, American Public University System
After reading a short blurb about “Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines,” by Lumina CEO Jamie Merisotis, Boston was skeptical that anyone would be able to make an argument that the number of jobs will increase as AI continues to be embraced by more and more companies. After reading and rereading “Human Work,” Boston continues to be a skeptic, but is more of a believer in the methodology proposed by Mr. Merisotis.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors

How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results

By Susan F. Schulz, EdD, Owner, Schulz School Advisors
It’s a new norm with many discoveries being made by career school and college leaders. One is the great results related to the virtual enrollment process and online teaching. Another is the need to train faculty and staff in effective speaking skills. This article shows how Toastmasters International can provide admissions and instructional staff with needed skills.

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Motivating Your Remote Workforce While Maintaining Compliance

By Elizabeth Keifer Herron, VP Solutions and Sales, Collegiate Admission and Retention Solutions (CARS)
The COVID-19 pandemic forced institutions to shift to remote work overnight. Even with a return to on-site work for some, institutions must adapt motivational techniques to support the blended workforce and expand compliance beyond higher education.

Is 2021 The Year of The Remote (Virtual) Employee?