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Competency as Currency

The Next Generation of learning models will be accessible, flexible and clearly aligned to skills needed for economic mobility. Is your school ready to build the future of higher education?

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Crossing the Start Line White Paper

There are 60M adults in the U.S. who are eligible for education benefits today. Why do less than 5% use them? This paper explores what keeps millions of eligible working adults from going back to school — and the steps employers and academic institutions can take to address those barriers.

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Education Benefits to Enrollment Gap Webinar

Check out our webinar exploring the enrollment barriers that working adults face — and how employers and academic institutions can break them down.

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The Working Adult Learner Imperative

While working adults were already seeking postsecondary degrees in higher numbers, the growing corporate trend of offering tuition support has created a boom, with an estimated 31 million workers eligible for tuition assistance or reimbursement. As a result, universities have increased opportunities to serve more working adult learners. However, the needs of working adult learners differ in several critical ways from those of traditional full-time students.

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The 2020 Information Industry Talent Strategy Report

The integration of technology, media, and information platforms in recent years has resulted in a significant overlap in the type of talent needed. Combine increasing competition with the pandemic, and business leaders find themselves at a pivotal moment in determining talent strategy. Read the report for the data and insights needed to start planning.

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The 2020 Financial Services Talent Strategy Report

Amid recent volatility, business leaders need to create a new talent playbook and build a workforce that is flexible, resilient, and trained for the jobs of both today and tomorrow. Read this report to get started.

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Webinar Getting Working Adults to College Success

A recorded webinar on how universities can design online learning around the unique needs of working adults featuring Mary Hawkins, president of Bellevue University, and Michael B. Horn, award-winning author and co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation with Desmond Mitchell as moderator. The webinar, the first of a monthly webinar series hosted by Guild Education, was live on August 19th, 2020.

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Emerging, innovative education models begin to define the future of learning

Micro-credentials, certificates, and skills-based learning are finding their respective places in hiring markets, and student interest in non-traditional degree programs is growing. Expedited by the pandemic, many academic institutions are also shifting towards remote learning. Read more in this guide.

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Getting Working Adults to College Success

A white paper by Michael B. Horn outlining how we can design online learning for the unique needs of working adults. The best educational experiences are those that can focus on meeting the needs of their different student populations. Find out what your institution or organization can do to better serve working adults as learners.

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The 2020 Retail Talent Strategy Report

Today’s leading companies must create a new talent playbook for both a current and post COVID world. This report provides insights and best practices that will enable leaders to build strong upskilling and reskilling strategies.

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After Layoffs, Here’s How to Take Care of the Employees Who Stay

Following layoffs, existing employees unavoidably suffer. But there are ways to minimize the impact of downsizing, like finding the right outplacement solution. Read this guide to learn more.

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Choosing an Outplacement Provider

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Choosing an Outplacement Provider

In the midst of economic upheaval—and with automation not likely to abate—new considerations for workers are needed. Given these changes, HR and business leaders must take a new, thoughtful approach to outplacement. Learn why company leaders need to adopt this new framework.

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Layoffs Can Harm Your Consumer Brand: Here’s What You Can Do About It

During the last few months, a global pandemic has put even the world’s biggest brands in unprecedented positions, and conducting layoffs is becoming commonplace. Along with other consequences, layoffs can wreak havoc on consumer brand.

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How Did College Get So Expensive?

Government-funded financial aid, state support, and student demand all contribute to skyrocketing tuition costs. But there’s more to unpack…

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The Countercyclical Relationship Between the Economy and Higher Education

How does the economy affect higher education? Completion rates, the opportunity cost of going back to school, enrollment growth, and attrition rates all change with the economy — and not in the direction you might think.

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The Structure of a Best-in-Class Education Benefits Program

An ideal education benefits program considers employer and employee outcomes, and optimizes for both. Learn how to build a program that meets your strategic business goals, and how to find the right partner capable of growing along with the evolving demands of your business.

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Education Benefits: A Guide to Key Terms and Concepts

Learn the key terms and concepts that are relevant to both a student’s educational journey and an employer’s education benefits program.

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A Working Future: Insights into Working Adults & Perceptions of Education Benefits

A 22-question survey was sent to more than 50,000 employees at select Fortune 1000 companies that offer tuition assistance. Here’s what we learned.

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Case Study

Penn Foster and Guild Drive Talent Transformation via Unmatched Student Outcomes

Learn how education benefits can be strategically designed to include everything from high school degrees to custom training programs, and how the right benefits program can ultimately facilitate employee growth and prepare a workforce for the future of work.

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This Chipotle GM is Earning a Debt-Free Degree While Working Full Time

Alyssa Riegel, a General Manager at Chipotle, is earning a debt-free degree while working full-time. In this video, Alyssa explains how Chipotle’s education benefits program is a key factor when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent.

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Student Story

This Walmart Employee is Evolving His Career Thanks to Education Benefits

David is a truck driver, husband, and father from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. With the help of his employer’s education benefits program, he’s earning a college degree debt-free.

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Guide / White Paper

How to Curate the Ideal Academic Network For Your Education Benefits Program

If leveraged properly, education benefits can serve as a key component of corporate strategy. And that has implications for how businesses should select academic providers to support their investment.

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Case Study

How One Financial Services Company Improved Retention and Closed the Skills Gap from Within

Learn how a leading financial services company redesigned and expanded their existing education benefits program to focus on upskilling and retaining their frontline population.

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Case Study

How Walmart Turned $1 a Day into a Priceless Education

Within the last few years, many employers, like Walmart, restructured their education benefits to align with skills gaps and company goals.

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Chipotle is serving burritos with a side of debt-free degrees

Chipotle is the first fast-casual restaurant to offer debt-free degrees to their employees.

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Student Spotlight: Tracy Hutchens

When Walmart associate Tracy Hutchens first learned about Live Better U, she thought there had to be a catch. There wasn’t.

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Student Spotlight: Kelley Kurtz

This content was originally published on Open Book. When Kelley Kurtz signed up for the carpentry diploma program last July, she had no idea how

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