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.
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.
Proposed amendments to laws regarding educational money may soon pave the way for creative employers to appeal to employees by effectively helping to pay off student loans.
For the last two years, we’ve been talking about how the labor market is going to tighten. It happened even faster than predicted. Some are calling it the “post-recession challenge” or the “turnover tsunami.” Simply put, employers that have been operating in the same manner since before the Great Recession may need to embrace new employee retention and recruitment strategies.
A job boom in February signals that a tight labor market will soon affect employers. But along with a growth in jobs is an increasing need for employees with more advanced skills. How do you find employees with those skills? You don’t…you grow them in house.
PepsiCo wanted their tuition reimbursement program to be more strategic. What did they do? They visualized the possibilities and transformed the initiative into a tuition program strategy that worked for the whole company.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about recent news regarding adult education, workforce development, and college funding.It’s important to identify the major upcoming trends that impact our tuition assistance clients. Here are three major trends that are making headlines.
Earlier this week, Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Magazine held its annual Learning in Practice awards ceremony at the CLO Symposium in Carlsbad, California. The event was attended by more than 300 top corporate learning executives from around the world.
Recently, comedian and host of “Last Week Tonight” John Oliver went on a rant about higher education, with a specific focus on student debt and for-profit schools.
We recently summarized what we learned about tuition assistance programs in 2013. While many of these trends —for example, the retiring baby boomer generation — aren’t leaving any time soon, much of the employer-sponsored education world will continue to change in 2014. Here are some of our predictions. EdAssist’s Tuition Assistance Predictions for 2014 Changing Compensation and Rewards Policies Given that companies are only beginning to face the challenges of an aging workforce, employers will start introducing new roles for older workers and new compensation and reward policies for baby boomers. These new policies will allow companies to better retain skilled…