McKinsey and Company Report Confirms – Grads Not Ready for the Marketplace

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Now another study by McKinsey , in collaboration with Chegg, surveyed nearly 5,000 college graduates to gauge their attitudes on a range of issues. Their report is called Voice of the Graduate. I’ve been impressed with McKinsey’s focus on education.  … Continue reading

The Jury Is In! Your Alumni Want Help Networking!

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  Over the past year, we (at TalentMarks) have been busy introducing our CareerWebinars for Alumni series to alumni associations as a way to provide a “value added” services that help alumni build successful career strategies.  Thousands of alumni have registered for … Continue reading

Your College Does Not Have to Go Out Of Business Like Newspapers Are

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College presidents and the presidents of newspapers around the country have something in common – every week, someone is bringing to their attention that their business model is in jeopardy. In a book I wrote in 2006 (Internet Dough) to … Continue reading

“An Open Letter to College Presidents”, Is BAD News for Career Services

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On an unusually cold April weekend, when I should have been out riding 20 miles on my bike, I ended up settling into a comfortable old leather chair to read a report issued by the National Commission on Higher Education … Continue reading

Performance Based Funding – What Your Career Center Needs to Know!

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States adopting funding programs  to encourage universities to graduate MORE students!   This is a good news article.  Your career center is about to become the most popular department on campus! While the primary focus of this article is for … Continue reading