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Corporate Alumni Platform: Measuring Success?

by in 11th February 2019

What actually constitutes the success of an Alumni Platform? Is it the number of Alumni in your network, the number of visits, the re-engagement, the boomerang hires….. or none of the above? Success of an [...]

Why Most College / University Alumni Programs Fail

by in 8th February 2019

Best in class (pardon the pun) University Alumni Programs are now emulating those of the Corporate Alumni World in a bid to improve the engagement and outcomes of their communities. Until this point, many higher-ed [...]

How Leveraging Alumni Networks Can Drive The Bottom Line

by in 4th February 2019

A recent study by Worksome in the UK revealed the importance of locating the right part time staff with the right skills. The study showed that nearly two thirds (62%) of business directors know that [...]

Law Firm Alumni Networks: An Extension Of The Business

by in 11th January 2019

Law Firm Alumni Networks have become essential. Law firms know that building a relationship for life with the people who worked for them can open doors, build communities and create a vibrant, mutually beneficial alumni [...]

An Effective Business Alumni Program Impacts The Entire Organization

by in 27th December 2018

Alumni Engagement and the rise in Business Alumni Programs by organizations globally is leading to a better relationship between employers and their former employees - one that lasts their entire career. Video Transcript The Changing [...]

Boomerang Employees: The Alumni Advantage

by in 25th December 2018

The Boomerang Employee was once taboo but is now a growing recruiting trend. Companies are engaging their Alumni in an effort to woo them back to their organization. One recent study found that 8% of people [...]

Alumni Definition: The Reality

by in 5th December 2018

Alumni: The Definition The new definition Of Alumni is "An individual who has had a prior formal relationship with an organization of some form (corporate, non-profit, educational)." The old definition according to Wikipedia for the [...]

A Regrettable Loss Can Be A Good Thing; Even An Opportunity

by in 20th November 2018

For companies establishing or enhancing their existing corporate Alumni platform, how they handle their 'regrettable losses,' defined as the loss of good people, is an important starting point. A customer recently told us that when a regrettable loss [...]

Alumni Software: Design With A Consumer Experience

by in 13th November 2018

Alumni Software: The Value Of Modern Design Delivering Alumni Software with engagement, the holy grail of any community platform - Alumni who are actually engaged in the experience requires recognizing that Alumni Engagement comes from [...]

Alumni : Moving from Employee to Customer

by in 6th November 2018

Engaging your Alumni to drive bottom-line impact in the retail and food-service industry For companies in the retail industry, whether in food service, fashion or a brick and mortar focused chain, the importance of an [...]

The Alumni Network: Today’s Workers Want Multiple Income Streams

by in 8th October 2018

The Alumni Network is no longer an online address book or a social gathering for ex-employees, for the changing workforce, the Alumni network is an opportunity to expand ones network, access projects and drive individual [...]

Alumni Company Leader: EnterpriseAlumni

by in 18th September 2018

We are thrilled that our customers chose to recognize EnterpriseAlumni as the Alumni Company leading the market for our platforms focus on customer success through agility and continuos innovation. From our inclusion in corporate alumni [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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