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By Atilla Rocha in Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Current Events, Events posted: Nov, 24th 2020

Symplicity Hosts Largest, Free Employability Brazil Event

On November 17 – 18, Symplicity hosted its largest, free employability event “Employability Journey.” This year the event took place 100% online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the two days of the Journey, more than 400 people were with us in 8 sessions in which we had the opportunity to exchange information and experiences […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Tips and Tricks posted: Nov, 17th 2020

National Career Development Month: What You Can Do for Your Students

As the fall semester winds down, November offers a perfect time to reflect on career efforts for both students and employers. November is National Career Development Month, created by the National Career Development Association for a time where “career development professionals are encouraged to celebrate with career related activities.” Utilize this month to encourage your […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events, Student Engagement, Tips and Tricks posted: Nov, 13th 2020

Symplicity Convenes Panel of Experts on ‘Strategies for Serving Minority Student Groups & Challenges for Underserved Students’

On November 10, for our second installment of the CSM Symposium Series, we invited four experts in higher education for a panel entitled “Strategies for Serving Minority Student Groups & Challenges for Underserved Students.” Bringing decades of combined experience, our panel included: Kacheyta McClellan, MBA, CA, Alicia Monroe, Ed.D., Bless Vaidian, MSW, and Nichelle Womble, M.S.Ed., joined by moderator Jill Fritz, Symplicity CSM Client Manager. The panelists came […]


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By Andrew King in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Oct, 7th 2020

Laureate International Universities Prepares Students for the Workplace

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic upended our thinking about career services and student job placements, it was clear that systemic pressures on employers have in turn pressured job seekers to polish and showcase the specific experience and skills that will be relevant as the workplace continues to experience rapid changes. Laureate International Universities is working […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Career Services, CSM posted: Oct, 6th 2020

How Community Colleges Can Support Their Communities

Community colleges tend to serve the most vulnerable populations of students from low-income, first-generation, to individuals of color. Yet, community colleges are historically underfunded in comparison to four-year institutions and have been one of the hardest hit groups since the pandemic shifted everything within higher education. Federal relief funds to institutions only counted full-time student […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Announcements, Career Services, CSM posted: Aug, 26th 2020

CSM Clients Top the List of Princeton Review Ranking

This month, the annual Princeton Review ranking of the Top 200 Best University Career Services from across the country was released, and Symplicity is thrilled that the list includes many Symplicity CSM clients! Congratulations to all of our Symplicity CSM clients that made this nationally ranked list, specifically those that broke through the Top 20 […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase, Virtual Career Fair posted: Aug, 25th 2020

CSU’s Virtual Career Fair Delivers Career Outcomes

For Clayton State University (CSU), the Career Services Office always held their part-time job fair on the second day of classes during the fall semester. When the COVID-19 pandemic was still a huge concern in June, Bridgette McDonald, Director of Career Services, and Charles Howard, Assistant Director of Career Services, went to the Symplicity support […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Career Services, CSM posted: Aug, 5th 2020

UK Government Initiative Encourages Early-Career Apprenticeships and Internships

Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, many graduating UK university students saw their job prospects diminish as job applications were halted or withdrawn due to the virus. Yet, for students looking for job experience applying for virtual internships and apprenticeships could be the way to go. As part of the UK Government’s Plan for Jobs, employers […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase, Virtual Career Fair posted: Jul, 30th 2020

Elon University Depends on CSM for Virtual Career Fairs

When Elon University’s campus closed in March, everything became virtual and remote work was the norm for both students and staff. Over the summer, Tom Brinkley, Executive Director of the Student Professional Development Center, and Kristin Walker, Associate Director, Employer Experience and Technology at Elon University, planned for a continuation of virtual engagement through the […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Jul, 27th 2020

WCU Offers Virtual Career Resources

Western Carolina University (WCU) is one of many higher education institutions expecting the fall 2020 semester to look much different than it has in the years past due to COVID-19. For WCU, the plan is to offer a hybrid course system. These courses will follow a schedule that will include either primarily face-to-face, or primarily […]


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