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Beth Doyle

Recent Posts


Why Employees Leave

Posted by Beth Doyle on June 2, 2016

Topics: Talent Management

New statistics show that a lack of training is one of the top reasons employees leave their jobs. Because of this, it’s important to integrate growth and learning into your organization’s culture to engage employees and increase retention.

The cost of seeking out and training new employees can eat away at an organization’s bottom line in a big way. Money, productivity and resources go out the window every time a new hire must be found to replace an exiting employee.


Learn to Look Fearlessly at ROI

Posted by Beth Doyle on May 28, 2016

Topics: Best Practices

The ROI on employer-sponsored learning is quite impressive.


Building Partnerships with Higher Ed

Posted by Beth Doyle on May 6, 2016

Topics: Adult Learning

Many companies are building partnerships with institutions of higher learning because they realize the value of training and education. If you’re thinking of making it easier for employees to learn without taking time away from work, there has never been a better time.

Getting your employees the training they need to succeed is a collaborative effort. You don’t want to send them out into the vast world of degrees, certifications and accreditation from institutions of higher learning to make all the decisions alone. It is far wiser to have a system in place that gives employees the ability to seek training within the workplace.


Where Diversity in the Workforce Starts

Posted by Beth Doyle on April 28, 2016

Topics: Recruiting Talent, Best Practices

About 3,000 four-year colleges and universities exist in the United States, and the more elite of these institutions of higher education offer degrees that are “golden tickets.” That is, those who earn them have access to the best opportunities in the American workforce.


Viewing the World As a Classroom

Posted by Beth Doyle on March 10, 2016

Topics: Workforce Development

More learning institutions are abandoning the old model of classrooms in favor of borderless learning.


The Importance of Education in Retaining Employees

Posted by Beth Doyle on February 2, 2016

Topics: Employee Retention, Best Practices, Talent Management, Adult Learning, Employee Training

Five decades ago, a newly hired employee expected to spend his entire career with an employer. Once the new employee was "shown the ropes," usually neither employee nor employer gave much thought to continuing the person’s education.


5 Key Items Boards Are Prioritizing in the New Year

Posted by Beth Doyle on January 26, 2016

Topics: Employee Retention, Recruiting Talent, Best Practices, Transparency, Career Mapping, Talent Management, Adult Learning

Executive Boards in 2015 faced overwhelming agendas that are likely to become more complex and lengthy this year.


New Paths to Education

Posted by Beth Doyle on January 21, 2016

Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Retention, Best Practices, Career Mapping, Talent Management, Adult Learning

As education levels in the nation's workforce drop, proactive businesses are taking steps to close skill gaps.


Strategies and Tools for Improving Employee Retention

Posted by Beth Doyle on January 13, 2016

Topics: Employee Retention, Best Practices, Talent Management

Employee turnover costs your company money — perhaps more than you realize. The Center for American Progress conducted a study to determine just how much replacing an employee actually costs, and the results were telling:


UpSkill America

Posted by Beth Doyle on April 24, 2015

Topics: Employee Retention, Employee Training

On April 24th, the White House hosted a national summit focused on the critical need to “upskill” America’s workforce. The summit brought together members of businesses large and small, labor unions, technology innovators, and educators who are leading the way in helping workers get the skills and education they need to get ahead in the job world.

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) is a member of Upskill America and was among the distinguished participants who attended the White House Upskill Summit. CAEL is and committed to assisting employers to provide tools that motivate and inform employees of their career options and help them find an efficient and affordable path to earning the credentials or degrees they need to succeed

New data and other resources for employees and employers were also launched at the event, including a best practice resource for employers that want to do more to strengthen existing or jumpstart new employer upskilling initiatives: A GUIDE TO UPSKILLING AMERICA'S FRONTLINE WORKERS: A Handbook for Employers.

CAEL is a proud partner of the UpSkill America network, a national movement to build a skilled workforce and expand economic opportunity for America’s frontline workers. Learn more at: www.upskillamerica.org