Employers are understandably concerned about controlling and reducing healthcare costs. They also want to support employees. Helping parents advocate for children with special needs does both.
Planning for snow days in summer may seem depressing. But a good business continuity plan can protect bottom lines from more than just snow. And the time to plan is long before you need it.
Recently, L&D professionals and business leaders converged in Boston for the August CLO Breakfast Club. Featured panelist Jay Titus shares some of the key takeaways and tips for developing learning strategies.
What’s on the minds of working parents as their kids head back to school? Here, in solidarity with working moms and dads everywhere, we offer a roundup of some of the familiar first-week narratives.
When it comes to higher education, many students and their families choose a dream school and then go into substantial educational debt to make it happen. There’s good reason for employers to be paying attention.
We’re living in a digital age that’s changing so fast, the 3Rs — reading, (w)riting, and (a)rithmetic — are no longer good enough as a singular educational focus. We also need to consider the 4 Cs – critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Read how the right child care and early education can teach the kind of social skills that build tomorrow’s leaders.
New organizational perks have spurred debate about whether newfangled corporate campuses and splashy amenities are helpful benefits or merely double-edged enticements to get people to work longer hours. Why can’t they be viewed as beneficial for everybody?
To avoid skills gaps, what employers need are people who continually challenge themselves to stay up to date and grow to the next challenge. And it’s up to employers to ensure both that they want to – and that they can.
Providing back-up care for employees – short term, replacement care that gets people to work when regular care isn’t available — can absolutely support business continuity. But to be truly effective, the program has to answer a few key questions.
Employers looking to maximize tuition investments would do well to consider non-degree programs. Already embraced within the high-tech community, these non-traditional programs offer many industries a quick, less-expensive way to maintain critical skills.