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The Art and Science Behind Shaping a Successful Corporate Alumni Program by in 27th June 2018

Building a thriving alumni ecosystem 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 A Corporate Alumni 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 network.  These individuals range from C-Suite [...]

Corporate Alumni are the Missing Piece in a Total Workforce Management Strategy by in 17th June 2018

If businesses want to create a robust and forward-thinking Total Workforce Management strategy, their alumni must be part of the conversation. Talent now comes in many forms; the traditional full-time and part-time alongside the recent [...]

The Unarticulated Value Of Corporate Alumni by in 16th May 2018

As more and more customers recognize the value of building an Alumni program they are also realizing the true value does not end with recruiting and boomerang hires!   Recently we released the 2018 Corporate [...]

10 Things to Consider When Designing and Deploying a Corporate Alumni Program by in 1st May 2018

Creating and implementing an 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, designing [...]

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 workplace culture is the key to building a strong workforce by in 20th April 2018

Workplace culture lies in the heart of every organization, beating into the core of its workforce. It dictates how a company is run and how the organization is perceived, both internally and externally. No two [...]

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 [...]

How the Alumni Database Evolved into the Tactical Tool Every Organization Needs 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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