The Career Services Data Paradox

If there is one thing we have come to realize in this millennia, it is that data is critically important. Data, both in raw form and the analysis derived from it, drives everything that we do. Data helps us to aggregate information in a meaningful way to serve those we seek to serve more effectively. As Carly Fiorina, former executive, president, and chair of Hewlett-Packard Co. stated, “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.”

The Most Critical Office on a College or University Campus

Yes, each office on a college campus plays a unique and pivotal role in the overall success of the institution. Student enrollment, academics, retention, athletics, development, and alumni engagement are several that initially come to mind, but there is only one office on campus that can positively impact the outcomes in each of these areas simultaneously, and ultimately the entire campus community. That office is career services.

Interview with Lee Svete, Director, van Vlissingen Center for Career & Professional Development at Emory and Henry College

GradLeaders recently interviewed Lee Svete, the Director at the Career and Professional Development Center at Emory and Henry College. We wanted to check in with Lee to better understand how he’s building a career center at this liberal arts school. Lee Svete graciously shared his educational and professional background, gave valuable advice to job seeking students, and gave great insight into the problems and solutions of career centers today!