Tag: Employers

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How stackable credentials let students customize their learning

July 29, 2021

Via: eCampus News

After reviewing the academic result of the 2020-2021 school year, Husson University noticed an important trend among its students in the College of Business and the New England School of Communications. As a prelude to earning degrees, students are completing […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

Employers say college grads lack needed skills, but that could be changing, survey finds

April 6, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The survey only included organizations in which at least a quarter of entry-level roles are filled by people with an associate or bachelor’s degree. Most are privately held. The largest share of all the firms polled — around a quarter […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

March 25, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As the acceptance of new types of credentials grows, a number of employers have become learning providers in their own right, in a way that could shake up the broader higher education landscape. A growing number of companies have moved […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

College-employer group lands $1M grant to train STEM pros

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Employees and employers know that workers will need training to keep pace with the digitization of jobs. But barriers remain. Business leaders often think colleges don’t adequately prepare students for the workforce, even if those institutions and students think they […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How micro-internships work for students and companies

June 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“Micro-internships,” or project-based internships, are emerging as a way for students to get a foot in the door and for employers to test talent before making a commitment. Lasting just days or weeks, micro-internships can create a more meaningful experience, […]


Employers add student loan payments to job perks

March 29, 2016

Via: Education Dive

The problem of student loan debt is affecting the U.S. economy at multiple levels. The latest generation of college graduates is holding off on their retirement investing and home or car purchases. They are thinking differently about their job search. […]