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The Top 10 Best Alumni Networks

by in 19th August 2018

When choosing a company to work for, employees are starting to place a priority on which potential employers have the best alumni networks. Why? Employees recognize that their careers will include a number of employers [...]

Mental Wellness: a priority during the fourth industrial

by in 6th August 2018

Today’s workforce is more mobile. People are more transitory, often hopping from career to career in the hope of better prospects. Not only are they seeking a better remuneration package, but a healthily working environment [...]

Understanding The Alumni Experience

by in 1st August 2018

The recent Bersin by Deloitte: Top Of Mind report recognizes "The Alumni relationship extends the employee experience for a lifetime" and highlights four key areas organizations must be considering to deliver a valuable Alumni Experience: [...]

Alumni: Engaging and attracting the talent you have already invested in

by in 22nd July 2018

The war for talent has become the status quo and we know this is unlikely to change over the coming decade. According to the Office for National Statistics, unemployment in the UK is now the [...]

The Power Of Corporate Alumni Networks

by in 28th June 2018

The Power Of Alumni Networks What do Tesla, YouTube, and LinkedIn all have in common? Apart from being three of the highest profile and most innovative brands of the past decade, they were all created [...]

Building A Successful Company Alumni Program

by in 27th June 2018

Building a thriving company alumni program takes a bit of creativity and a reliable stream of data - the intersection of art and science. With 5 generations of users to attract and engage, data is necessary [...]

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 [...]

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