Switching systems can be a scary thought. We’ve designed GetWork to make it easy. Below you’ll find a list of common questions. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Think we missed something? Feel free to reach out we’d be happy to answer any remaining questions.
What Makes GetWork 10x Better?
When considering a new system it's worth asking - is the switch worth the improvement? Here are some of the top reasons people switch to GetWork:
We'd love a chance to show you why GetWork is 10x better. Schedule a demo today:
Can I Try Before I Buy?
Of course! While we think some surprises can be good (like a surprise birthday party) we don't believe in surprises in software. After your personalized demo your GetWork account manager will send you credentials on how you can access a personalized demo account. These demo credentials will let you experiment with all three views (admin, students, and employers).
Do you have any technical documentation?
Absolutely! You can find all our technical documentation here:
documentation.getwork.org. This is a great resource to share with your IT team. It answers questions like "how do we sync data on our students?" and “how is data used by the users?”
Is GetWork Reliable?
Absolutely! GetWork is build on the same technology used by Twitter (Ruby on Rails). Our infrastructure uses the same provider that companies like Netflix use to handle tremendous amounts of traffic. Furthermore the system has been built from the ground up to scale instantaneously to meet demand. Combine this careful design with some of the best engineers in the country and you ll find that GetWork is the most reliable system available today.
Is GetWork Sustainable?
Absolutely. GetWork has been built over three years to make the life of career services easier. As with any enterprise application sustainability is a key. GetWork is a well funded venture backed company positioned for a long term place in the market. When you commit to GetWork you're investing in a long future of innovation.
Is GetWork Secure?
Absolutely! GetWork has been built and tested by experts in computer security. GetWork's infrastructure has successfully passed security audits by some of the top Universities in the world and sits on top of infrastructure proven by some of the largest companies around the globe.
Here are just a few of the security standards that GetWork complies to:
· ISO 27001
· SOC 1 and SOC 2 / SSAE 16 / ISAE 3402
· PCI Level 1 data centers
· FISMA Moderate
GetWork encrypts all data between our data center and the client machine to ensure it's protected from prying eyes. Furthermore, all data uploaded to GetWork is encrypted at rest while waiting to be synced with the main database. GetWork uses meticulous logging, vulnerability testing, and monitoring to ensure the complete safety and security of all school data.
Isn’t switching really hard?
When we were building GetWork we heard from directors that "they'd rather retire than switch systems" or "switching systems is like pulling teeth." So we designed GetWork to be a refreshing change of pace. We've built tools that make it easier to transition. Here are just a few things we've done:
Generally the process of integration takes less than two weeks and is painless compared to other systems.
What’s included in GetWork’s base package?
GetWork isn't broken up into modules that you require you to pick and choose which elements you'd like. When you license GetWork you get everything. That includes everything we build currently, all future updates, and support for your staff, employers, and students.
How Much Does GetWork Cost?
At GetWork we understand that every institution is different. From student population to the number of administrators many variables are considered when giving a price quote. A few of the factors that we consider are:
Once a price is assigned there is no limit to the number of students, administrators, alumni, or employers that can be added to the system. For example, you could bring in 75,000+ alumni to GetWork without being charged extra.
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