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Published: March 13, 2017 | Category: Blog Posts, Latest News

The Incorporation of Soft Skills Programs in Higher Education

Conflict resolution, humility, problem solving, personal judgment, verbal communication, motivator and the list goes on and on. Because these skills are often high-valued in the workplace, some people include them on their resume so that they can seem more appealing to hiring agents. What are soft skills? The Oxford Dictionary […]

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Published: March 10, 2017 | Category: Blog Posts, Latest News

ProctorU Headquarters Relocated from California to Alabama

ProctorU, the world’s leading test proctoring company, has moved its headquarters from Livermore, California, to Birmingham, Alabama. The previous CEO was based out of Livermore, but the current CEO, Scott McFarland, lives in Birmingham. Speaking to the Birmingham Business Journal, McFarland said, “We’re moving it back to Birmingham because our […]

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Published: March 9, 2017 | Category: Blog, Latest News

Do’s and Don’ts: Best Practices for Taking Online Exams

From power outages to connectivity and compatibility problems, there are a number of things that can go wrong with an online exam. Thanks to its 24/7 support team, ProctorU will always be there to assist test-takers should any of these issues occur. ProctorU has put together a handy graphic illustration […]

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Published: March 9, 2017 | Category: Blog Posts, Latest News

State Spending on Higher Education on the Rise

The Great Recession of 2007 spurred a huge growth in college attendance as out-of-work individuals turned to school to gain an edge in the job market. Obviously, the recession also severely slashed state budgets. According to the Bipartisan Policy Center, state tax revenues dropped by 7.4 percent between 2008 and […]

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