Enhance Your Career Outcomes Survey Using Data From Social Media

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How it works

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Schedule a Meeting

Set up a time for us to connect on the phone to discuss your needs, explain how the service works, and how we protect your data.

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Upload Your Graduate Data

Upload some basic information about the graduates you are looking for, including name, major, graduation date, and email.

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Download the Results

When the results are ready we will send you an email with your download link.

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Our commitment to you

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Keeping your data safe

It's your data, not ours. Therefore, we will not release it to anyone but you. We will not sell it, lease it, give it away, or let it be stolen. Our entire business model relies on trust and keeping your data safe. See our Security Overview and Terms and Conditions for a technical summary of how we do this. For a more detailed report on our security structure, prospective clients may request a copy of our EDUCAUSE Higher Education Cloud Vendor Assessment Tool.

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Delivering accurate results

With every first destination identified we will provide you with the URL source information. This allows you to verify and confirm our results and the integrity of our data.

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Providing a cost effective process

We are so confident in our process that you will only be charged for the results that we achieve. If we can’t identify a graduate’s first destination, you don’t have to pay for the work we have done.

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Delivering on time

We understand that a deadline is a deadline. You will receive your results within the promised time frame.

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Best Practices for Using Social Media Data to
Augment Career Outcomes Surveys

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Frequently asked questions

We are so confident in our process that you will only be charged for the results that we achieve. If we can’t identify a graduate’s first destination, you don’t have to pay for the work we have done.

If your university requires a price quote or a purchase order prior to the completion of the work, we will generate a quote for you based upon us locating first destinations on 50% of the graduates that you are planning to send us. We guarantee that your final bill will be less than this amount, even if we locate first destinations on more than 50% of the graduates.

For example, if you are planning to send us 1000 graduates, we will send you a quote for $1500 (500 found first destinations @ $3 each). When we have completed the work you will receive an invoice for the actual number of first destinations that we find. If we find first destinations on more than 50% of the graduates, you get the extra ones for free.

We use all of the information that you send us to determine if we have found the correct individual. When the individual's first and last name, university, major, and year of graduation match, the likelihood that we have found the right person is very, very high. It is possible that two Susan Smiths graduated with a Marketing degree in 2018 but it is very low.

Once we have determined that we have found the correct individual, we look for employment and or education that occurs after the graduation date that you specified.

There are a couple of exceptions to this. First, if they have started a position that appears to be full-time in the month prior to graduation, it counts as a first destination. Second, if they specifically state that they have graduated and that they are looking for employment or planning to go to graduate school, this counts a first destination of seeking employment or will continue education respectively.

Depending on our work load we will deliver the search results to you within 4 weeks. If you are submitting a small number of graduates and our current work load is light, it could be as quick as one business day.

If you need the results by a particular day, you may specify the "Request by Date" when you submit your graduate data. We do not guarantee delivery in less than 4 weeks but we will make every effort to do so.

You can download a sample results file to see what the final data will look like.

The results will be returned via a Microsoft Excel Workbook. If you can not open an Excel file we can send it to you in a tab or comma separated format.

The best way to incorporate the data back into your survey results is to include a unique identifier in the data that you send us. This could be the graduate's email address or an ID. This will greatly facilitate incorporating the data into your survey results.

We understand that the data that you are sending us is important and that it is crucial that it be kept safe. It's your data, not ours. Therefore, we will not release it to anyone but you. We will not sell it, lease it, give it away, or let it be stolen. Our entire business model relies on trust and keeping your data safe. See our Security Overview and Terms and Conditions for a technical summary of how we do this. For a more detailed report on our security structure, prospective clients may request a copy of our EDUCAUSE Higher Education Cloud Vendor Assessment Tool.

By the numbers

15

YEARS OF
EXPERIENCE

With over 15 years of experience, we have a proven track record.

$3

PER FIRST DESTINATION FOUND*

 

 

*For individuals receiving a bachelors, masters, doctorate, or any other post-bachelors degree.  For individuals receiving an associates degree or any other pre-bachelors programs the cost is $6 per first destinations found.

SOCIAL MEDIA RATE

On average we are able to locate one or more social media profiles on 57% of the graduates that you send us.

FIRST DESTINATION FIND RATE

We are typically able to locate a first destination for 20-45% of the graduates that you send us.

Enhance Your Career Outcomes Survey
Using Data From Social Media