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Lynn Schroeder

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Refine Your Tuition Assistance Program: Provide Support, Guidance and Maximum Choice

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Sep 5, 2018 3:46:50 PM

Topics: Best Practices, Student Advising and Coaching, Tuition Reimbursement, Tuition, Advising Resource Center

It’s widely understood that tuition assistance programs provide a win-win benefit for both employers and employees; workers see their company as an employer of choice for providing educational resources and career opportunities, while employers benefit from improved employee engagement, retention, and knowledge and skills development.

Because of these benefits, employers are accelerating their commitments to offer and reshape educational resources for workers. How can businesses ensure that they’re providing the greatest benefit for their employees while realizing a substantial return on their investment?

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Effective Onboarding Should Include Emphasis on Learning Opportunities

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Aug 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Talent Management, Employee Training

About half of outside hires in senior positions fail within the first year and a half, new data shows. And half of all newly hired hourly employees leave within the first 120 days.

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Activate Your Talent Mobility Strategy with Career Pathing

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Aug 23, 2016 11:27:31 AM

Topics: Career Mapping, career development, Talent Mobility

Your employees want to grow within your organization, but most don’t know where to begin and which career options make sense. This can lead to unmotivated and disengaged employees who leave your company to work for your competitors . . . or worse employees that stay at your company in roles they don’t like resulting in decreased productivity and a decreased bottom line. Having a solid talent mobility strategy in place can energize your employees and lead to a skilled and future-ready workforce. 

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The Right Way to Deliver Feedback During Training

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Aug 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Employee Engagement, Assessment

All managers need precise strategies in place for how to constructively provide employees with detailed, relevant feedback. It is especially essential during training and educational development.

Think about it. Even elementary students expect progress reports. It is only human nature to want to know where we stand in terms of progress and proficiency during a learning process.

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Fostering Online Communities for Employee Learning

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Aug 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Adult Learning Success

Setting up an online community where your employees can collaborate on topics related to workplace learning is an important move for your organization.

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Growing Your Talent and Leadership Pipelines at the Same Time

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Jul 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Talent Management

Companies today cannot rely on outside recruiting to fill positions. Instead, they must develop their own skilled workforce as well as identify and nurture their future leaders. Competition for highly qualified employees is fierce at all levels, and this is especially true for those possessing hard-to-find skills or credentials that are difficult to earn.

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Removing the Obstacles to Employee Engagement

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Jul 20, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Topics: Trends in Higher Education

In recent years, a great deal of attention has been paid to benefits of employee engagement. Engaged employees are more productive, have better morale, and are less likely to take unscheduled time off. A variety of articles have been written on how to engage employees effectively.

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PetrochemWorks.com Matches Job Seekers with Real-Time Job Opportunities in the Petrochemical Industry

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on Jul 5, 2016 9:01:54 AM

Topics: Recruiting Talent, Career Mapping, career development

A new website that helps students and adults tap into career opportunities in the petrochemical industry -which is thriving during this downturn in the energy sector - is now available.

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UpSkill America and Business Champions: Invest in the Front-line Workforce, Invest in Our Future

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on May 9, 2016 12:00:29 PM

Topics: Workforce Development, Employee Engagement

Last year the Obama Administration launched an UpSkill initiative to encourage employers and others to invest in the front-line workforce. On April 25th, the Lumina Foundation, Aspen’s UpSkill America and CAEL’s Business Champions hosted an interactive event with more than 200 attendees from across the country to come together to learn how organizations can focus on their front-line workers to get the most business impact. The event was hosted at the National Press Club.

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Spanning the Gap Between the Workforce and the Educational System

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on May 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Partnerships

Information released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in June revealed some puzzling data.

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