Casey Podlucky

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The Art of Rejection: Lessons from Job Applicants

February 22, 2017 by Casey Podlucky

There’s nothing pleasant about informing applicants that they won’t receive a grant or scholarship or make the cut. It’s not what the applicant wants to hear, and it can be difficult news to deliver. Yet it can be an important step, both for the applicant’s experience and the organization’s...

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Filed Under: Association Software, Award software, Grant software, Scholarship software

Communication is a key element to online application success

January 31, 2017 by Casey Podlucky

Communication can be a challenge for many of us. Sure, we all talk with co-workers, bosses and peers — and add texts, emails and social-media messages in there, too — but we often don’t fully express what is necessary for organization and potential progress.

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Filed Under: Award software, Grant software, Scholarship software

Step 3 in building online applications: Make it easy and efficient for evaluators

November 22, 2016 by Casey Podlucky

In our previous entries, we examined the importance of making online applications easy to use through a smart and straightforward layout, and how to best present questions to guide applicants through the process. The third and final step puts the focus on the evaluator — the individual or...

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Filed Under: Award software, Grant software, Scholarship software

Step 2 in building online applications: Guide users and keep them on track

November 08, 2016 by Casey Podlucky

In our previous entry, we examined the fundamentals in making online applications easy to navigate, including making the layout simple and straightforward. The next step: presenting the questions and format in a way that keeps applicants moving forward, including communication features during...

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Filed Under: Award software, Grant software, Scholarship software

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