Add Companies, Contacts and Opportunities
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Xello's Work-Based Learning (WBL) module was designed to be managed at the district level. All company and opportunity information entered into Xello will be available for all students in grades 6-12 across your district.

In this article

Add a Company

To add a Company:

  1. Log into the WBL Admin workspace.
    WBL Admin tile highlighted
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    WBL Admin tile highlighted
  2. The first page after signing in is the dashboard. Click Companies to begin managing companies.
    Companies highlighted on the WBL dashboard
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    Companies highlighted on the WBL dashboard
  3. Click Add Company.
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    Add Company highlighted on Companies page
  4. Fill out the company's information.
    • Careers pulls from the list of careers students see and explore in Xello. You can input multiple careers per company.
  5. Once you're done, click Preview to see what the company profile will look like for students.
  6. If you're happy with how it looks, click Save.
noteNote: At any point, you can select a company's name from the database to update their profile. You can also change whether a company is visible to students. Under Company Status, change the toggle from YES to NO. When the status is set to NO, the company will not be visible to students, but the profile will be saved for you if you wish to make it visible again at a later date.

Add a Contact

To add a contact:

  1. From your WBL Admin dashboard, click Contacts.
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    Contacts highlighted on the WBL dashboard
  2. Click Add Contact.
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    Add Contact highlighted on Contacts page
  3. Fill out the contact’s information.
    • Background Check is for tracking purposes only. It will not send an email to the contact
  4. Once you’ve inputted all information, click Save.

Add an Opportunity

Whether it’s an internship, job shadow, apprenticeship or more, you can add work-based learning opportunities directly in Xello for students to discover and request.

To add an Opportunity:

  1. From your WBL Admin dashboard, click Opportunities.
    Opportunities highlighted on the WBL dashboard
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    Opportunities highlighted on the WBL dashboard
  2. Click Add Opportunity.
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    Add Opportunity highlighted on All Opportunities
  3. Fill out the required information.
  4. Once you’re done, click Preview to see how the Opportunity will look for students.
  5. Once you're happy with how it looks, click Save.