How Guild Education is making continuing education a workplace perk

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The company—a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards—helps its clients like Chipotle, Disney, and Walmart offer free or reduced higher education to their employees, reducing turnover and helping career advancement. Typically, the narrative is that you have to go to college to get a good job. But what if the job you already have could help you go to college? There are millions of “underskilled workers” across the country, meaning there are job openings out there, but many Americans don’t have the educational requirements necessary to fill them—and the cost of higher education can often make that impossible. Read Full Story

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What's Next for Remote Work?

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Remote work will be here to stay post-pandemic, but more likely in advanced economies and in higher concentrations among workers in highly skilled roles and those who are highly educated, according to recent research from McKinsey & Company. Read the full article at MarketingProfs

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4 higher education experts on how COVID-19 is upending the college experience

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Leaders from 2U, Global Citizen Year, Minerva, and Pearson reveal which elements of the higher-ed ecosystem are getting stronger and which are poised to collapse. For Fast Company’ s Shape of Tomorrow series , we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era is transforming their industries. Here’s what’s been lost—and what could be gained—in the new world order. Read Full Story

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Taking a gap year due to COVID-19? Here’s how to avoid common pitfalls

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If you’re one of the many students now planning to take a break from school, here’s what you should keep in mind to avoid common gap year mistakes. Whether you’re an incoming freshman or a graduation-facing senior, you may be concerned about attending college this fall. Nearly one in six high school seniors say the coronavirus has changed their education plans, and of those, 35% plan to take a gap year, according to a survey by the higher education consulting firm Art and Science Group. Read Full Story

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