Several market forces are bringing education assistance programs to the forefront of recruitment and retention strategies. More jobs require advanced degrees than ever before, and those degrees carry a higher price tag. Organizations that run effective tuition reimbursement and loan repayment programs stand to out-compete their peers by creating a better place to work.
The list of Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies is out…and once again, it’s a prestigious group. Bright Horizons would like to congratulate all who were honored as one of the 2015 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. You set the standard for the entire professional and business community.
Recent stories have shed negative light on for-profit education. But EdAssist’s Mark Ward says these unconventional providers are having a positive impact: they’re making students, educators, and employers alike look at higher education in a new way.
Forward-thinking employers are putting skill-development plans in motion — and employees who are willing to learn is a key component. But many working adults are concerned about the cost of returning to school. Here are three college funding options to share with your employees.
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.
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.
Word came out that Obama will soon propose a program making community college tuition-free. Regardless of where you stand, this discussion needs to happen. We can’t lament the cost of education in one breath and discourage a solution with the next!
It can be intimidating to become adult learner. Adult learners bring a wide variety of life experiences — and a unique dynamic — to the classroom.
Research has shown that a lot of people get their news from faux news shows. So when comedian John Oliver went on a colorful rant about colleges and universities during his fake-news show, well I knew colleges and universities had taken a very real hit.
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.