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Alumni – real activators for higher education establishment’s image

Anna Mika, OAKland Group Promoting their reputation, gaining recognition and increasing their enrolment figures. These are some of the strategic challenges facing organisations today. Of the many levers that organisations can activate, there is one which is essential: their alumni….

COMPETENCY PROFILE: THE PROFESSIONAL DNA THAT REASSURES EMPLOYERS

Karl-Léonard Aebli, Skillspotting and Anna Mika, OAKland Group For young graduates, finding a first job can be a major challenge. To stand out on the job market, they need to be able to demonstrate their uniqueness. In order to do so,…

Apprenticeship tax and Alumni

Anna Mika, OAKland Group In France, taxable companies are real assets for schools. The apprenticeship tax paid by these companies contributes to funding the schools, through alumni offices or associations that maintain the link between former graduates and the schools….

Alumni / Students relationship: a helping hand that makes the difference

Anna Mika, OAKland Group One might sometimes think that the role of Alumni Associations is to support their graduates in their careers. But it goes far beyond that. Indeed, students are often members of their association as soon as they…

ALUMNI: A SUCCESSFUL NETWORK IS A LIVING NETWORK!

The alumni network is constantly evolving! Over the past few years, professional behavior has changed considerably and has transformed career development. The new generations are on the move and seniority in a company is becoming increasingly rare. Alumni are increasingly…

ALUMNI: THERE IS NO PERFORMANCE WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE.

Mathieu Montagnon OAKland Group In an effort to promote transparency, communication and recruitment, alumni offices and associations face a daunting challenge: to know their former graduates, their professions and their sectors in order to help students and potential future candidates…

HIGHER EDUCATION IN A GLOBALISED WORLD

Violaine Pogeant, Rennes SB Alumni & Fabrice Blanc, OAKland Group When globalisation and competition go hand in hand, it becomes crucial for schools to keep a close eye on their international reputation, particularly by paying special attention to their alumni…

Are the alumni association and office fighting the same battle?

Isabelle Tournassoud, President of ENSAE Alumni & Anna Mika, OAKland Group The strength of alumni associations lies in their ability to coordinate a constantly evolving network. This requires a commitment from members, as well as financial resources enabling them to…