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Career Schools Prosper in Connecticut

Posted by Brian Sorenson on May 31, 2017

Topics: Employee Training, Trends in Higher Education, Workforce Development, Adult Learning

The importance of obtaining a higher education can’t be overstated. Beyond being personally enriching, the pursuit of a higher education degree or credential can open doorways to rewarding careers—doorways that otherwise would have been inaccessible. 

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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.

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What's New on the Learning Horizon?

Posted by Lynn Schroeder on March 29, 2016

Topics: Adult Learning

New and exciting developments are on the horizon for the adult-learning agenda in the next two decades. Technology and innovative programs are turning learning into an adventure that can create competent, confident workers in all sectors of the economy.

Change is all around us. There has been an onslaught of innovations and technological upheavals that have taken shape in just the last decade. For those of us in higher education, the winds of change are blowing faster and heavier than ever.

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Top 5 Reasons to Go the Extra Mile in Educating Employees

Posted by Debra Steele on March 28, 2016

Topics: Adult Learning

Motivated employees are more productive and efficient, delivering quality work at a faster pace which helps to improve a company's profitability.

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4 Steps to Dashing Apathy and Embracing Learning

Posted by Debra Steele on February 22, 2016

Topics: Employee Incentives, Talent Management, Adult Learning

In today’s whirlwind professional ecosystem, it’s important for companies to inspire workers to learn new skills. Providing the right environment for learning can inspire employees to abandon stagnation in favor of growth and discovery.

Apathy can strike us all at one point or another during our careers. It is certainly true that feeling comfortable in a professional role can cause a person to avoid risk or shun opportunities to learn new skills.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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