July 2017

The team at GradLeaders thanks you for being a customer and has timely information to share about our product stabilization and innovation efforts, as well as industry news to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest in career management.

New Product Features

Over 100 former CSO System schools are already upgrading to the GradLeaders Career Center platform to take advantage of several new tools. These features will help increase team efficiency, increase engagement with students and improve employment outcomes.

External Surveys offer a simple way to evaluate the success of your career services office with surveys. Design, edit, and gain a bird’s-eye view into important feedback. Use the tool independently, or as a crucial part of your co-op workflow.

Event Payment Manager & Credit Card Processing Tools make it easy to manage career fairs and workshops of any size with simple payment processing and invoice tracking for busy employers and students.

New Co-Op/Internship Module automates every piece of your experiential learning program—from admissions to evaluations to scheduling and beyond. 

Check-In Enhancements make it easy to track attendance at coaching appointments, company events, visits, mock interviews and workshops then print school-branded nametags. Also includes a new “Kiosk Mode” feature for office walk-ins and instant email notifications to advisors.

Ready to upgrade to the new GradLeaders Career Center platform?  
Contact upgrade@gradleaders.com.

Coming Soon!

Empower your students to find their dream job with new artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions.

New Dashboards are now available and offer you quick and easy access to real-time data relating to student engagement, employment outcomes, recruitment activity, career services activity and office efficiency.

New Predictive Analytics & Ad-Hoc Reporting Features make it possible to extract insightful reports with the most robust career services platform available today.

Skillset Advisor helps students enhance their resumes by highlighting in-demand skills through a guided, automated tool within your career center platform.

Resume Parser turns existing resumes into actionable data points that intelligently match job-seekers to jobs based on their skills and educational level.

Labor Market Analytics powered by Burning Glass allows detailed analysis of hiring activity by industry, occupation, education and skills so that users can better understand the current needs of employers and real-time job markets.

Please contact your Customer Success Manager (CSM) with questions or for more information about the Job Pulse solution available now.

Upcoming Events

We’re excited to bring you a series of helpful webinars, designed so you can optimize use of our software and connect your students to their dream jobs. We’ve included a few of our upcoming and recently released sessions to serve as another resource.

Empower the Student Job Search With
New Artificial Intelligence Feature

WHEN: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:00 am, EDT

The team at GradLeaders will be offering a live demonstration of the Burning Glass Technologies Job Pulse platform, enabling career center teams to better assist students in finding their dream job with access to artificially intelligent labor market analytics.

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Redefining Career Center Data & Reporting Processes

As we continue to revolutionize the way career service offices operate, we recently unveiled some new tools to reshape how your career center views data. We hosted this webinar to highlight our new dashboards, predictive analytics and ad-hoc reporting tools.


Monthly Best Practice Webinars

WHEN: 2nd Thursday of every month at Noon ET

Join us for series our monthly "Best Practices" webinars to help you maximize the visibility of your candidates while efficiently managing the entire career services process. On the 2nd Thursday of every month at Noon ET, we’ll offer training on how to best utilize our software and take advantage of everything GradLeaders offers.

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In addition to our own conferences, GradLeaders attends and sponsors a wide variety of industry-related events throughout the year. Here are a few of the upcoming events on our schedule:

MWACE 2017 Annual Conference
July 24-27, 2017 in Detroit, MI

The 20th ROMBA Conference
October 12-14, 2017 in Boston, MA

MPACE 2017 Annual Conference
December 6-8, 2017 in Seattle, WA

View information about all upcoming events: https://www.gradleaders.com/about/events/

Introducing Our New Student Portal

Video: View our new mobile-ready student interface, built based on job-seeker activity collected over the last decade.

Top 10 Trends and Takeaways from Our Inaugural Campus Connections Conference

Check out these key takeaways and resources from our inaugural Campus Connections 2017 Conference

Student Salary Summary: Undergraduate, Masters & Doctoral Salaries for New Graduates

See how more than 15,000 students’ salaries with varying degree levels compare post-graduation so you can better prepare your students for the job market and set salary expectations.

New Partners

We’re excited to share some of the new corporate partnerships we’ve formed in the past few months.

Featured Partner

Insider’s Look: Progressive Project Manager

Finding a job that excites and challenges you is great. Finding that job at a company where you feel valued and motivated to stay long-term is even better. When Progressive Product Manager Femi Kolade first learned about the Product Manager role at the company, he was drawn in. When he discovered all that Progressive offers—from culture to commitment to his development—he was hooked.


Joseph Kay, Junior Software Engineer

Joe comes to us from The Ohio State University with a degree in computer science. During his recent internship at Crosschx, he worked with a team to build software applications for hospitals and patients to communicate and securely share data. We’re excited to have him onboard!


Shawn Stephenson, Entry Level Software Engineer

Shawn comes to us from Southern Illinois University with a background in chemistry and biochemistry research, where he conducted experiments and installed, configured and updated research-related equipment. Shawn graduated from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale with a Bachelor’s degree in Computational Physics and minors in both Computer Science and Mathematics. He spent 6 years in the U.S. Army working as an explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and held various other roles. We’re happy that he’s joined the team!


Mark Blum, QA Testing Associate

Mark studied Theoretical Mathematics and Computer and Information Science at The Ohio State University. He served as an intern for Grange Insurance, working in software QA testing. We look forwarding to taking advantage of his knowledge and expertise as he grows his career at GradLeaders.