Georgia’s Fall Adult Education Conference: Differentiation and Technology in the Classroom

Tuesday January 16th, 2018 at 10:00am
Written by Kimberly Glenn - Director

One of my favorite times of the year is Fall—and not just because of the change in seasons! Every year I get the honor to present at Georgia’s Fall Adult Education Conference. I’ve been attending for the past five years, and it is one of the most rewarding parts of my job.

The conference is designed to provide educators, administrators and partners an opportunity to learn from national presenters on a variety of topics. This year, I decided to focus on two things: Differentiation in Multi-Level Classrooms and Technology Integration under WIOA.

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Building Your Talent Pipeline - Real Exit Interviews

Tuesday January 9th, 2018 at 10:00am
Written by Jim Bitterle - Consulting Managing Partner

Exit interviews- most HR professionals are familiar with them. These interviews can be a great tool, if the information is used wisely … but we’re not talking about regular old exit interviews here. No, we’re talking about ‘real freakin’ exit interviews. So, what’s the difference?

In their basic form, exit interviews are survey tools employers use when an employee leaves the company. During the interview, the HR professional asks questions about why the employee is leaving, what they liked about their employment, and areas where they felt the company needed improvement.

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The Top 3 Advantages of Courses to Careers for Recent Graduates

Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 at 10:02am
Written by Brendan Heffernan - Program Coordinator and Employer Services Representative

Formerly known as Backpacks to Briefcases, Courses to Careers (C2C) has been an extremely effective venture for EDSI with a 71% rate of employment from its participants since its inception in 2012. The advantages for program participants are countless and specific to each individual, however, the program’s findings have seen several advantages that are repeatedly mentioned by its participants.

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To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate, That is the Question

Tuesday December 26th, 2017 at 3:00pm
Written by Casey White - Director of Marketing

As I sit down to draft this blog, it’s a very exciting time for our family. My wife is pretty amazing, and she’s got a pretty cool gig as a Division 1 Field Hockey coach at a local University. Right now, she and her team are preparing for the first round of the NCAA field hockey tournament and hoping for great postseason success.

As I reflect on the team’s accomplishments so far this season, I find myself thinking deeply on the concept of “celebrating success.”

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Building Your Talent Pipeline - The Right Way to Implement Referral Bonuses

Monday December 18th, 2017 at 10:00am
Written by Jim Bitterle - Consulting Managing Partner

Referral bonuses are a very simple and effective, yet extremely underutilized recruiting tool. Simply put, referral bonuses are generally monetary rewards given to an employee who recommends a candidate who is ultimately hired.

Unfortunately, many companies use this great tool unsuccessfully. Here are some tips to follow when designing and implementing an employee referral bonus program.

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