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Student Loan Repayment: A Cutting Edge Benefit to Recruit Top Talent

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The need to recruit qualified workers is both a top priority and a competitive challenge for businesses today. There is a shortage of highly qualified workers and studies project that this shortage will grow.

Adult Promise Programs and TAP Help Completion Efforts

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Adult Promise Programs are relatively new in higher education. Until recently most promise programs have focused on providing financial aid for traditional age college students. New Adult Promise Programs are focusing on adult higher education students for a very important reason.

One Value of Education is its Impact on Career Progress

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Business leaders, educators, policy makers and the general public each have ideas about the value of college education. They may disagree about the value in terms of cost or the final “product” that is produced. Looking at a college education in multiple ways sheds light on its value.

Educating Veteran and Active-duty Military Students

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Each November we honor veterans who have served our country, and it is fitting that we also honor our active-duty military and reserves. One effective way to honor them is to support veteran and active-duty military students with programs that help them achieve higher education completion.

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The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

Ready to take on Higher Education Completion

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Higher education completion is an achievement, a goal or a challenge, depending on a person’s position. People who have achieved this goal are in position to have better job opportunities and greater security than those who have not.

Tuition Assistance Overcomes Workplace Challenges

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Every employer and employee faces workplace challenges. Artificial intelligence and technology eliminate some jobs, create others, and require that workers have new skill sets. Employers need skilled and qualified employees.

Studies Show Link Between Exercise and Academic Success

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The summer sun and bright colors are a perfect invitation for you to spend time outdoors – to jog, walk, bike or swim. Or, if workout routines, machines and trainers are more inviting for you, schedule some time at your favorite gym.

Online education provides options

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Online education isn’t new, and online student enrollment and success rates were among the topics at the recent Higher Ed Remastered annual meeting. Online education makes higher education available to students who might have limited accessibility to programs because of where they live.

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Cybersecurity Professionals Needed, Now!

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For most people, cybersecurity isn’t the first thing on their mind in the morning. But on a typical day, a person might pay at the pump for gas, Google the best route home, order a birthday gift online, and catch-up with friends on Facebook.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Medical School Full-Tuition Scholarships Provides Access

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Access to higher education because of tuition costs and student loan debt are problems that higher education students face. Especially medical students. This month NYU School of Medicine made a move to address these issues.

Workforce and Leadership Diversity and Inclusion Create Value

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The competitive edge that propels company growth, increases profitability and retains talent could very easily be built at the core of the company. This edge can be built or strengthened by increasing the diversity and inclusion of the workforce.

The Impact of Automation on the Labor Market

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Last week the World Economic Forum weighed in on the impact of automation on the labor market with its Future of Jobs Report 2018.

Tuition Assistance Offers Help for Non-Completers

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When students enroll in higher education there are a variety of advantages that they could reasonably expect to come with their degree completion: higher wages, benefits, and stable employment.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

Non-degree Credentials Develop Skill Sets

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Learning happens in multiple ways. And today there are multiple ways for people to demonstrate the knowledge they have attained and skills they have mastered.

Preparing Skill Sets for Today and Tomorrow

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Sixty years ago Doris Day sang “Que Será, Será” in the Alfred Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much. Today it’s not true that “whatever will be, will be” or that “the future’s not ours to see.” A lot has changed since then, including the ability to see what will be.

Arts in Education Creates Multiple Benefits

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September 9-15 is National Arts in Education Week. This week is designated to highlight the role arts education plays “producing engaged, successful, and college- and career-ready students.” Becoming career-ready is a complex process.

The Growing Need for Registered Nurses in Many Roles

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May 6-12, 2018 is National Nurses Week. This week celebrates the many diverse ways that registered nurses work in health care. Nurses aren’t simply the people in scrubs who bring you meds in the hospital, take your blood pressure in the doctor’s office or treat your wounds in the emergency room.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

Higher Education Equals Increased Labor Force Participation.

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Labor Day is a time to salute the workers in our country. The people who are the labor force play a vital role in making America competitive in the global economy. They are the workers who face changes and challenges as new technology requires them to have new skills.

Work and Learning: A Lifelong Connection

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In today’s complicated and fast-changing job market, work and learning are tightly connected. Students often wonder what happens after graduation. The reality is that there probably isn’t going to be an “after.”

Educational Adequacy Contributes to Pursuit of Happiness

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This week we will celebrate the 4th of July. The day when our forefathers declared our independence. The day when they declared that we all have the right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The pursuit of happiness can be widely different for many people.

Certifications Offer Benefits for Employers and Employees

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Americans’ knowledge and skills directly impact their chances to earn economic security and climb the income ladder. Their knowledge and skills also impact the stability and growth of the American economy.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Increased Demands Create Learn and Work Ecosystem

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Generally an adult or nontraditional student pursues higher education to gain a new needed skill, have better job opportunities or earn a higher income. This makes the experience of the nontraditional student seem very personal. And no doubt it is – for each individual.

Top Employment Skills are Transferable

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Nat King Cole sang about “Those Lazy-Hazy Crazy Days of Summer” 50 years ago. Today, however, you may not have any of those days scheduled – especially if you are concerned about being sure you have the top employment skills.

Higher Education Creates Benefits for Society

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In recent studies Americans have expressed both positive and negative views about the value of higher education. They have acknowledged that higher education is a pathway to economic success but questioned the cost of education.

Creative Problem Solving and Communication Skills are Needed

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Creative problem solving and communication are skills that people need to learn to “robot-proof” themselves, and have fulfilling careers now and in the future. The work environment is changing rapidly.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

TAP Build Talent to Bridge Skills Gaps and Worker Shortages

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News about skills gaps and worker shortages becomes more and more urgent as news about automation and artificial intelligence increases. Urgency, however, isn’t necessarily negative. It doesn’t necessarily predict disaster.

Nontraditional students impact US Economy, Society and Schools

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Nontraditional students are poised to impact the United States in many ways. In recent years this diverse group has already had an impact on higher education institutions.

Education Leaders Forecast the Future of Higher Education

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Forecasting the future of anything is like playing a game of chance. What’s coming next is hard to picture. However, the future of higher education closely follows the development and expansion of technology. According to higher education experts, technology will be a major influence.

Automation Increases Need for Higher Education

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There’s good news and bad news about the impact of automation on our world. On one hand it will increase productivity and bring economic growth. On the other hand it will cause some jobs to decline or be eliminated.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

Reaching Higher Education Completion Goals Benefits Everyone

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Higher education completion goals set by Lumina Foundation and the US government are designed to create a strong economy and position the United States as a global leader in the number of citizens with degrees and meaningful credentials.