Designing and Managing Tuition Assistance Programs for Your Company

Investing in talent development is non-negotiable in the business world today. For many years, talent acquisition was the focus of HR departments and annual budgets. How does a business acquire the most talented individuals on the market?  Today’s environment is dramatically different. Personnel are specialized, in-house software and systems are bespoke, and competition is so…
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Using Education Benefits During the Pandemic

The most imminent indicator of success is an individual’s willingness to turn adverse conditions into opportunities. For many working from home, a new supply of hours in any given day appeared overnight. Less time commuting and preparing for the workweek means time added to the clock. While the allure of hobbies or inertia is strong,…
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How Education Benefits Have Become Pivotal to the Healthcare Industry

There’s no question that healthcare workers are the MVP’s of 2020. With a global pandemic raging, another flu season fast approaching, and a litany of day-to-day health concerns, healthcare is a challenging field in which to work. High demand and an exhausting schedule means that recruiting and retaining professionals in the field can be difficult.…
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Company Tax Breaks for Tuition Assistance Programs in 2020

New tax exemptions have been extended to organizations helping employees with education benefits and tuition reimbursement. Learn more about how to save here.

Using Tuition Assistance to Elevate Middle Management

The term “middle management” has acquired a pejorative connotation in recent years. It conjures a faceless image of an employee between the executives and the teams of workers who are building a company’s products and services from the bottom up. It’s a role that is neither responsible for glamorous strategic growth and development nor the…
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Why HR Should NOT Attempt to Manage Education Benefits Alone

Every company wants to be competitive in attracting stellar workers. To do so, it is paramount to assemble the best compensation packages for high-caliber professionals. At the core of popular emerging employee benefits are tuition reimbursement and degree continuation programs: with 72% of all businesses having them and over 80% of new talent ranking them…
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Curated Degree Programs for Professionals are On the Rise

Our current era is one of shifting priorities when it comes to job seekers and job providers. The classic model of employee benefits being about dental insurance and a pension plan have shifted as job seekers begin to emphasize workplace culture and opportunities for growth. It comes as no surprise then that education benefits have…
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Compensation is MORE than Just a Dollar Amount – Why Your Company Shouldn’t Go Without Education Benefits

There are plenty of company benefits that have been used to attract and retain talented employees. Healthcare packages, for example, are a huge make-or-break line item for incoming trainees and whether or not they sign on to the job. Retirement savings contribution matching is another example of a benefit that is ubiquitous in the job…
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Why Most Education Benefits Programs Go Unused

It’s an all to familiar story: your organization has an amazing benefits package to get employees back to school. It’s good for you and it’s good for them, providing upward mobility and breaks on ever-growing tuition bills for employees as well as tax breaks and incentives for employers. And in spite of the allure, these…
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Associate Today. Management Tomorrow. How Tuition Reimbursement Programs Advance Degrees (and Employees)

ClearDegree explains how a tuition reimbursement program can get today’s existing employees the skills (and degree) needed to become tomorrow’s managers.