Would a moneyball approach to hiring increase the demand for undervalued transfer students?

Would a moneyball approach to hiring increase the demand for undervalued transfer students?

Reported by EdSurge, it’s the employees most used to working within change that most employers find the most valuable. Therefore, is a transfer student transcript a wonderful signal of flexibility, thoughtfulness, and adaptability? New research from The Ohio State University suggests that transfer students were 77.5% more likely to develop innovation capacities.

The takeaway? Many employers focused not only on hiring but retention may be wary to see a “lack of commitment” on a transcript. But they should be seeing innovative thinking instead.

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow. 

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Eric Olsen

Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.