“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

3 Reasons to Start a Campus Career Club

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Campus career clubs will give you more resources, engage more students and raise the awareness of careers on campus.   How many clubs do you have on campus?  It’s not unusual for a campus to have anywhere from 30 to … Continue reading

Are You Doing Enough To Help Students Choose Their Career Path?

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Recent surveys indicate that over 60 percent of college grads are in careers that are totally unrelated to their majors. How did this happen? One common explanation I hear is that students don’t take the time to take personality, skills, … Continue reading

What is your College President FOCUSED on?

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Fundraising, Construction, Admissions, Retention? I recently attended a pre-homecoming luncheon for a large state college where the president of the university gave a short pep talk on the improvements and changes that are happening on campus. As you know, my … Continue reading