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Great Colleges Experts Coming to Your Area

Representatives from ModernThink, the research and survey partner behind the Great Colleges to Work For program, will be attending and/or presenting at the following upcoming conferences. Be sure to Read More »


2017 Great Colleges Announced!

Now in its tenth year, the Great Colleges to Work For® program continues to provide vital data about employee engagement at colleges and universities across the United States. The Read More »


A Great Place to Work Begins with Great Leadership

This past December, ModernThink partnered with The Chronicle of Higher Education to create a free report on workplace quality based on the past 9 years of data from the Read More »


What We Do ModernThink helps you leverage the power of people and their experiences to build a great organization. What your employees experience each day, whether intentional or not, has a direct impact on the profitability of your company. The long-term success of any business depends on the ability to attract, develop, and engage exceptional talent - talent that thrives in your unique culture. As a strategic partner, ModernThink will work with you first to assess your organization and then to align your people with your organization's mission, values, and business objectives. ModernThink partners with clients in a way that creates value and builds capabilities, not dependence. The result? A sustainable competitive advantage: an environment where employees maximize not only their potential but also the performance of the organization. Step One: Assessment We can partner with you using one or more of our Survey and Assessment Tools: The ModernThink Insight Survey© Pulse Surveys Focus Groups Internal Investigations Other Step Two: Alignment and Action Our highly skilled consultants can help you interpret and use the data you receive during the assessment process to drive meaningful change within your organization through: Training & Development Facilitation & Coaching Speaking Engagements
ModernThinkTuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 2:15am
We are excited to announce the 2017 Great Colleges to Work For! Did your institution make the list? http://chroniclegreatcolleges.com/recognized-institutions/
ModernThinkTuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 3:50am
What are the best ways to gain faculty "buy-in"? Check out what our Senior Partner, Rich Boyer, had to say on the topic in the article from The Chronicle of Higher Education below!
ModernThinkFriday, January 13th, 2017 at 4:13am
Check out this blog from our friends at the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI) about research we are doing together on the #GreatCollegesToWorkFor program! If your institution is an NCCI member, consider joining the program this year to help us gather more data.
ModernThinkFriday, November 18th, 2016 at 7:14am
Thanks to our friends at the Chronicle of Higher Education for this feature - "How do the best colleges create a great workplace?" https://goo.gl/F8yMEC
ModernThinkThursday, November 17th, 2016 at 4:20am
We love this article by our friends at the Chronicle of Higher Education! Check it out!
ModernThinkFriday, November 11th, 2016 at 5:20am

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