Jonathan Kennedy, Senior Chef Tournant at Caesars’ Vanderpump à Paris Restaurant, is pursuing his Bachelor of Business Administration through Strayer University with support from his employer. Jonathan recently spoke about his experiences using Workforce Edge and what it’s been like to be a working adult pursuing additional education.
As a major food retailer, Food Lion prioritizes the personal growth and professional development of its associates, including providing support for their educational interests.
Ardent Health Services implemented a tuition assistance management tool to give employees a variety of professional development opportunities. Read more here.
The end of summer and beginning of fall have traditionally been a time for learners to go back to school. For working adults who may be enrolled in online programs, this remains true-and organizations across industries are seeing an uptick in education benefits use at a time that correlates with benefit open enrollment.
Going back to school can make all the difference in your career journey. Kudos to you for thinking about making the leap. Continuing your education and upskilling by earning a degree or certificate is a great way to boost your value in the workforce and progress in your career.
Education benefits can be a compelling tool to help organizations attract and retain talented, motivated employees. Many companies provide these benefits often in the form of tuition assistance, access to discounted degree programs, non-degree training opportunities, and more. But some organizations struggle to effectively communicate the details and value of what they offer.
Implementing any new piece of software can be complicated, particularly in companies with a relatively large workforce. But in the Great Resignation landscape of recruitment and retention challenges, employers are evaluating the advantages of offering an education benefit to their employees—as well as what that implementation might entail.
Offering education benefits can be a great way to support your employees’ goals. It can also help you attract and retain an engaged workforce while developing individual and overall capacity to contribute to your organization.