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The Stakes Rise When a Raise is at Stake

There are thousands of certifications, accreditations, and licenses that can help professionals advance their careers. Some certifications simply exist to provide opportunities for continued professional learning and development, but more often than not, obtaining a certification can result in a higher salary or better chance for promotion. In some occupations, employers won’t even consider hiring…

A Certification is Only Worth the Trust People Place in It

Does cheating only occur within the higher education spectrum? Professionals feel pressure to do well and gain certifications that will afford them employment or career advancement. It’s hard to believe that working professionals would seek ways to cheat the system, but unfortunately, some do. When you think professional, the word “doctor” may be one of…

How to Evaluate the Value of Your Online Degree

What does your institution’s online degree say to the world? That your students are committed, hardworking, and knowledgeable? That they persevered despite the fact that they chose not to attend the “traditional” classroom setting? That they are curious, critical, and sharp in real-world situations? Or does it say that they somehow achieved less than on-campus…

Go Online for More Efficient Pre-Hire Examinations

Does your organization rely on pre-employment exams to ensure you hire the best candidates? Do you require candidates to take those exams in person or are they allowed to participate online? Believe it or not, you can bring your pre-employment exams directly to potential candidates without sacrificing exam security. If you utilize a secure online…

Face off: The Pro Proctor vs. the Grad Student

Graduate students, pursuing lofty goals in academia and beyond, are normally a hardworking bunch. When canvassing grad students on any given campus, the normal answer is that, in between working and studying, an ordinary graduate student puts in 80-100 hours a week. In a typical graduate class, roughly three to five percent of the students…

How Can I Perform More Assessments and Still Lower Costs?

Unfortunately, administering a high volume of exams can become very costly if using a physical testing center with a hired proctor. In the higher education arena, some college courses, especially 100-level courses, can have upwards of 1,000 students in a single class, and all those students must take exams. For online and hybrid course work, assessments…

Our Mission: To Help People Move Forward

ProctorU exists to fill a need and to find a solution for the organizations and institutions we work with. We don’t want to be another vendor on your roster, we want to be your partner. This company is committed to providing the highest level of service to each and every partner we work with. We…