10 Reasons Why Your SMB Should Outsource Recruitment

Just mentioning outsourcing recruitment typically makes small to midsize business (SMB) leaders cringe as they imagine the cost of recruiting agencies and recruiting platforms. Fortunately, a newer type of recruiting firm is emerging to respond to the needs of SMBs at a fraction of the cost (and without those hidden fees!). Now that there...

The Perfect Onboarding Process for Small Businesses in 5 Steps

Your Business Wins When You Make Your Onboarding Process a Priority As a small business, it is vital that you have an organized, efficient onboarding process. A seamless onboarding process can lead to: A Great Start - first impressions among new hires are critical to building a successful fou...

Do Your Students Feel Out of Place?

The purpose of any student placement test is to provide institutions with data for appropriate course placement and subsequent instructional decisions. Each test item assesses the knowledge and skills of incoming college students and supplies targeted feedback to address each student’s unique learning needs. W...

Why I Am Passionate About Program Effectiveness

Relating program effectiveness to the greater good of society may sound a bit lofty and heavy-handed at first, but consider the primary stakeholders involved in the process of program effectiveness: the students, the schools, and the employers. When a school is operating at optimum effectiveness, the outcomes benefit everybody:...

Gainful Employment: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Recent events such as the American Council on Education’s release of their Recalibrating Regulation of Colleges and Universities report, the introduction of the Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act, and APSCU’s latest motion in their suit against the Gainful Employment rule may give hope to colleges that are feeling ove...

How to Prevent Employee Theft: Reference Checking

Recently, Edward Snowden became a household name due to his theft and release of highly confidential information from the National Security Agency (NSA). Prior to being allowed access to the NSA’s information, Snowden was subjected to a background screening, which apparently revealed nothing problematic at the time. However, after a re...

What Is a Job Analysis And Why Do You Need One?

Your time is valuable. Isn’t a formal job analysis just busywork? Actually, I’ll tell you why it’s not… What is a job analysis and what does it entail? Well, a job analysis is a systematic study of a job or job family. The information gathered summarizes the primary tasks and duties of a job, as well as the knowledge, skills and a...