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Past Event
January 8, 2023

What’s Next? The Job Market After COVID

Session at the Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting 2023

Ithaka S+R’s Kurtis Tanaka will participate in the 2023 Archeological Institute of American Annual Meeting in a session on the job market after COVID-19 and alternative academic careers. The workshop, sponsored by Student Affairs Interest Group (SAIG), will take place on Sunday, January 8, at 11:30 am – 1:30 pm CST. Preliminary panelists include Andrew Donnelly, Michael Kicey, Ana-Sofia Meneses, and Kurtis Tanaka, and organizers include Tina Bekkali-Poio, Amanda Cates Ball, and Sarah Toby Wilker. Learn more about…
Past Event
January 21, 2022

Dylan Ruediger at Brandeis University 

On January 21 at 2:00 PM, Dylan Ruediger will be chairing a virtual panel on career paths for humanities PhDs sponsored by Brandeis University.
Past Event
August 2, 2021

Dylan Ruediger and Colette E. Johnson at the 2021 Humanities Without Walls Workshop

On August 2, Colette Johnson and Dylan Ruediger will present at the 2021 Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Workshop to talk about their work at Ithaka S+R with grad students in the humanities. For more information, please visit the workshop website.
Blog Post
July 20, 2020

Southern New Hampshire University’s FEATuring You

A New Tool Designed to Connect Marginally Engaged Youth to Employment

Digital tools that directly test and train individuals’ competencies are dramatically changing hiring and higher education. Technology platforms that boast robust analytic capabilities are increasingly being adopted by employers to securely and efficiently verify candidates’ fit through a wide assortment of skills-based evaluations, with 71 percent of North American employers utilizing pre-hire assessments during the screening process. In tandem, the push toward online learning and alternative credentialing in…
Case Study
July 20, 2020

FEATuring YOU

A Soft Skills Training and Assessment Program for Opportunity Youth

Skills-based training and assessment technologies promise to democratize the hiring process. By automatically evaluating whether candidates possess the necessary competencies to succeed in the role to which they are applying, these tools can help eliminate human bias, diversify the talent pool, and reskill our workforce—especially appealing given that the World Economic Forum estimates a need to reskill more than one billion people in the next ten years. They are also well-suited for empowering younger learners and job candidates who are…
Blog Post
October 30, 2019

Innovation in the Talent Pipeline Development Sector

FEATuring YOU: A Case Study

Ithaka S+R is excited to announce that we will be partnering with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) to document how SNHU conceptualized, developed, and designed the Future Employment Assessment Tool (FEATuring YOU) to offer scalable, reliable, and engaging methods to assess soft skills and connect “opportunity youth”–young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither enrolled in school nor participating in the labor market–to learning and employment…