The home page of the
Palmer’s Professional Opportunities website—
ads.palmer.edu—is now easier than ever to use
with a cleaner, updated look and more user-friendly
features. It was first created in 2004 so that graduates
could publicize job positions or apply for them, sell
or buy a practice, and sell or purchase equipment—
all in one place.
“The Palmer Center for Business Development is dedicated
to assisting alumni in maximizing positive outcomes
as it relates to both hiring an associate or independent
contractor and to selling a practice,” said
Career Center Coordinator Tom Minkalis of the Palmer Center
for Business Development. “Improving the functionality of the
website was vital to achieving this goal.”
One of the site’s newest features is a large search field that
appears on every page. To use it, simply type what you’re looking
for in the “Keywords” field and click on “Search.” You’ll be
taken to a page of ads that contain your keyword or words.
For example, if you’d like to find an adjusting table from a
local chiropractor, type your location in the “city” and “state”
fields. To narrow down your search by manufacturer, click on
the “Categories” arrow, select “Tables” from the drop-down
menu and enter
name in the
Of course, for
there’s a seller.
If you’re a first-time seller, you’ll need
to register your e-mail address, which will appear in your ads.
You’ll also need to choose a password. After verifying your
e-mail address, you’re ready to log in. Ads cost $15 and run
for 90 days.
“A doctor preparing for retirement may want to hire an associate
with the intent of offering the option to purchase in a few years,”
said Professional Opportunities Coordinator Marsha Hardacre.
“In this case, listing the ad under two categories, ‘Associateship’
and ‘Practice for Sale,’ may be appropriate.”
Future plans for ads.palmer.edu include a video that offers tips
and techniques for posting and searching for ads, and online
access to Business Center staff and resources.