Career college administrators and departmental staff discuss ways to maximize organizational performance in all areas of school operations. Topics include: Marketing, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Support and Career Services.


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The Power of the Brand! | New comment by David Taylor

Our brand is "The Serious U"--an open admissions university with the goal of teaching marketable skills to adult learners.

Tips for Facilitating and Managing Change | New blog by Jay Hollowell

Change is inevitable and our career education work environment is no exception. As you face change, whether it is structural, organizational, technical or operational, and lead others in the chan...

The Entrepreneurial Spirirt in Our Organizations | New blog by Jay Hollowell

Chances are that many of today’s private sector colleges and universities began as entrepreneurial ventures and still hold to the precepts of entrepreneurship. From a training perspective, curre...

A Few Precepts for Mediating Employee Conflict or Issues | New blog by Jay Hollowell

As managers for our career education institutions we sometimes find ourselves mediating conflict among members of our faculty and staff. Conflict does not have to be negative or undermining if we mana...

Critical Problem-Solving - An Operational Survival Skill | New blog by Jay Hollowell

As administrators, managers or directors of our career education institutions we no doubt are often involved in the problem-solving process as we face challenging issues in our operations.&...

The Customer First Mindset | New blog by Jay Hollowell

There is a big difference between customer service and a customer first mindset! Most companies provide some form of support to their customers; however, those whose employees place customers at ...

The Project Charter: A Powerful Tool! | New blog by Jay Hollowell

I have always been interested in Project Management, I suppose because anything that can get me from point A to point B in an organized fashion must have merit! :) Having facilitated many projec...

The Power of the Brand! | New blog by Jay Hollowell

When I have a cut on the finger, I typically get a Band Aid as opposed to a piece of adhesive gauze, or get a Kleenex tissue when sneezing, or make a Xerox copy. We all know the power of branding - to...