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Coronavirus Threatens Nonprofits
by Angela Olson
As policymakers respond to the coronavirus pandemic and its economic effects, they shouldn’t forget about the World’s nonprofits, which are on the front lines of caring for the World’s most vulnerable populations. In the U.S alone, nonprofits employ more than 12 mil...
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Building Successful University-Corporate Partnerships
by Private: Dr. Richard L. Irwin
Relationships between higher education and the corporate world have advanced, especially post-pandemic. At the University of Memphis, we have been fortunate to collaborate with great corporations including FedEx, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, the City of Memphis, and Nike. We have come a long way and, in the process, hav...
Learner Empowerment Through Inclusive and Accessible Practices
by Linda D. Bloomberg
Recent data indicates that a significant percentage of vulnerable students have been “lost” in the process of school closures over the past year, and that learning losses might be severe. Specifically, educational gaps between vulnerable groups and others have been exacerbated, generating higher dropouts and absenteeis...
The Importance of Understanding the Customer Experience in Higher Education
by Christina Dumeng
Conversely, what is lesser-known is what the CX holistically looks like for higher education administrators to understand where to improve the experience strategically. For this reason, having a comprehensive understanding of the voice of the customer (VOC) is paramount as it provides invaluable insights into their needs a...
The Future of Internships
by Michael True
Predicting the future can, at times, be a simple extrapolation of current systems, products, and processes. However, the future can quickly change our world in ways we never imagined. It forces us to re-imagine what we knew previously. The impact of the COVID-19 virus is an example. Future scenarios can also be seen by cert...
Leaders, Unite! The Best Advice for Supporting Talent in the Time of Covid-19123
Millions of college students' lives have been disrupted in unprecedented ways. Covid-19, which at first seemed to so many as a minor annoyance, has evolved into a global pandemic that has challenged every assumption, expectation, and hope we had for the world around us. How we live, study, work...
Enough! Social Justice Is Under Attack, and Not Leading in This Moment Is Complicity
Enough! ¡Basta! Human dignity and human rights cannot be forsaken. Life, health, freedom, family, and culture are non-negotiables of our humanity. Privilege and its fearful protectionism cannot prevail. It is not time to aspire or wish for a better reality; it is time to make i...
Regional Talent Roundtable in Toronto
More than 60 Canadian talent leaders from the corporate, educational and governmental sectors came together for Future Talent Council's Regional Talent Roundtable event, at York University in Toronto on January 23. Th...
Video: Future Talent Summit 2019
June 18-19, 2019, more than 150 delegates from 32 different countries, representing 52 companies, 39 universities, and 13 governments, came together at Tate Modern in London, to share ideas and best practices to set the future direction and agenda for talent strategies and policies.