Summer presents working parents with special challenges, namely children who are off from school. This is especially tough for parents of children who have moved out of the preschool years and on to camps that might not extend all the way through the summer.
Jarad’s story captivated us all recently as we learned he had been called up by the Army again. Earlier this month, he temporarily left his job as a Bright Horizons construction manager to go back to his other job as a Staff Sergeant and construction project manager in the Army Reserves. He leaves us for a year to deploy with his unit to Kuwait.
There’s incredible opportunity for employers to use educational assistance programs not just to inspire people on the job, but also to improve employee retention, mobility, and bridge skill gaps. But to do so, you have to rethink the definition of educational assistance and the opportunities it offers.
Did you know that May 29th is 529 College Savings Day? Support working parents and help your employees find the right college savings strategy.
If you’re on the hunt for exceptional employees these days (and who isn’t?) one fact is abundantly clear – it’s tough out there for employers.
What’s the cost of college debt? The new EdAssist® Student Loan Debt Survey, conducted by Kelton Global, shows the real toll goes well beyond dollars and cents.
Hospitals looking to achieve magnet status need to guide employees through BSN degree programs. But succeeding will take more than educational assistance; it will take a carefully designed strategy that assists with both the financial and physical obstacles of learning and earning.
A mentor can provide an intangible amount of training that can’t be found in a classroom or webinar. It’s been said that nearly 80% of all learning happens informally, through on-the-job experience and help from other employees. As questions or frustrations arise, having a mentor can ensure that employees get answers and issues resolved quickly.
What’s the definition of Dream Employees? There are several things we know from our research of more than 4000 full-time employees from across industries. What is it that sets Dream Employees apart? In short…it’s a lot about the company.
Inclusive leadership is a journey, not a destination. Each time your team grows or changes or something new happens in employees’ lives, you can choose to make an assumption or you can choose to find out more. Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to be curious and keep asking the questions, but as a leader with the highest expectations of success, you can’t afford not to.