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SAP SuccessFactors: Why Partner With EnterpriseAlumni

by in 25th June 2018

In an interview during HR conference Success Connect last week, Mark Brandau, Vice President of Solution Mangement of SAP SuccessFactors, talked about why SAP has chosen to partner with EnterpriseAlumni for Alumni Management, this crucial [...]

HR or Marketing: Where Should An Alumni Association Program Live?

by in 20th June 2018

Over the past year or so, I have spent many hours with individuals working at medium to large organizations talking about the virtues of implementing and managing an alumni association.  These individuals range from C-Suite [...]

An Alumni Group Is The Last Step Of An Employee Experience

by in 17th June 2018

Without an engaged Alumni Group of former employees, an organization cannot have a complete end-to-end employee experience. If businesses want to create a robust and forward-thinking Total Workforce Management strategy, their alumni must be part of [...]

Boomerang Employees – 3 Reasons To Rehire And 2 Reasons To Avoid Them

by in 1st June 2018

By David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom  Throughout the years, the two of us have heard countless stories of regret from managers who let stellar employees slip through their fingers. These managers often turn to us [...]

Your Alumni Network Is Your Net Worth

by in 22nd May 2018

Why do I end all my articles with the words, “Your network is your net worth”? It’s because who you know - and how you treat them - dwarfs every other strategy you could possibly [...]

The Unarticulated Value Of Corporate Alumni

by in 16th May 2018

As more and more customers recognize the value of building a Corporate Alumni program they are also realizing the true value does not end with recruiting and boomerang hires!   Corporate Alumni: 2018 Survey Results [...]

Best Practices To Deliver A Successful Corporate Alumni Program

by in 1st May 2018

Creating and implementing a Corporate Alumni Program has a wealth of benefits for an organization. Running a successful alumni program can boost your bottom line, employer value proposition, ultimately securing a healthy ROI. That said, [...]

The Strategic Advantage of Retirees as Mentors

by in 25th April 2018

Employees in the current talent landscape hold a lot of leverage when it comes to employment, putting employers on notice. It’s not about simply getting them in the doors, however, employers must be strategic and [...]

Why Alumni Relations Is Part Of Workplace Culture

by in 20th April 2018

Workplace culture and Alumni Relations used to be two separate conversations, with neither interacting with each other - one is focused on the retentions of current employees whilst the other is focused on the Alumni [...]

7 Of The Best Corporate Alumni Networks

by in 18th April 2018

Discover the Best Corporate Alumni Networks leading the market, with their commitment to innovation, driving alumni engagement and ensuring a strong relationship between Alumni and their prior employer. These Alumni Networks represent companies who are [...]

Bechtel CHRO Launches Global Alumni Network

by in 16th April 2018

Bechtel Alumni Network Connects Former Colleagues to Organization and Opportunities Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced today the launch of the Bechtel Alumni Network -- an online community to connect and [...]

Why Companies Should Stay Connected with Ex-Employees

by in 3rd April 2018

(SHRM.org) HR leaders are finding many reasons to welcome ex-employees back into the fold. “Colleagues for life.” That’s what Deloitte calls them. Other companies use terms like “boomerang employees,” “alumni” or “comeback colleagues.” Such language is a [...]

We Are All Alumni

by in 28th March 2018

Unless you’ve stayed with one company the entire span of your professional career, you’re likely an alumni employee of at least one company. Everyone’s work history is uniquely their own experience. But what is less [...]

Alumni Database: The Organizations Most Tactical Tool

by in 16th March 2018

In the beginning, the alumni database was essentially a form created as a means to keep in contact with former employees. Typically no more than an excel spreadsheet chock full of names, numbers, and the [...]

Being Enterprise Grade: Say Goodbye To WordPress Alumni Themes

by in 6th March 2018

Our opinion to customers who need to deliver an enterprise grade solution to their users and their organization, is to consider a SaaS solution where the code, integrations and process are owned and operated by [...]

Company Alumni: Building A Program From Scratch

by in 4th March 2018

When we speak to customers starting a journey or conversation around embracing and creating a Company Alumni community, the conversation starts in recruitment. That's where the budget normally lives and where the obvious value drivers [...]

Alumni Best Practices: Insights & Thought Leadership

by in 13th February 2018

Delivering Alumni Value: Every week I hear from colleagues at other companies who are intrigued by the concept of corporate alumni relations and curious about what it takes to create an effective alumni program. Of course, [...]

Drive Alumni Engagement: Extend Employee Resource Groups

by in 9th February 2018

Enabling Alumni who have left your organization to continue to participate in employee resource groups that resonate with them is a brilliant way to drive Alumni engagement. It personally extends the community and reach of [...]

10 Alumni Website Tips For 2018

by in 30th January 2018

As we dive into 2018 and as many organizations engage with us to launch their Alumni Website it is important to recognize how others are engaging their Alumni Community and tapping into this vast pool of [...]

Welcoming Multi Generational Alumni Talent Back To The Workforce

by in 23rd January 2018

Harnessing the talent of older workers and welcoming alumni back to the workforce after a gap in their CV or work break is vital to solve the global talent shortage. In the words of Barclays [...]

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