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Education Benefits Are Becoming the Most Popular Workplace Perk

With skyrocketing college costs in the US, the popularity of employee education benefits has also grown. And while education perks aren’t new to benefits packages, the offerings are becoming more robust and increasingly targeted to a wider audience.

How to Help Employees Navigate Career Pathways

Employers who don’t offer clear advancement opportunities for workers, particularly in low-wage jobs, will find difficulty in hiring and retaining talent—not to mention in maintaining a happy staff and positive work culture. Check out these four best practices to help your workers navigate internal career pathways.

3 Secrets to Keeping Frontline Staff Happy

Frontline workers are the first point of contact for your customer. Their performance has a pivotal impact on your business. As such, there’s no question about the importance of keeping your frontline staff happy. Simply put, happy frontline workers make happy customers.

Benefits of Upskilling Frontline Workers

With increasing automation in the workplace, more remote working and higher demand for vocational skills, employers who invest in training and education will become better qualified to handle the future of work, which can yield higher earnings for both the individual and the organization.

Supportive Supervisors Are Needed Now More than Ever

We recently sponsored a study to identify successful approaches used by companies to support the advancement of under-represented frontline workers. Based on interviews and research of best-in-class employers, we found that a big portion of the answer lies in having supportive leadership.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor’s in Psychology?

While a Ph.D. can get you far in the mental health field, those with a B.A. or B.S. in psychology can still find excellent opportunities working in hospitals, schools, social service agencies and more. Check out these great career options for psychology majors right out of college!

What Jobs Can I Get with a Criminal Justice Degree?

Criminal justice can be a wonderful way to get a broad base of skills that could transfer into all sorts of careers. It’s a great choice if you are not 100% sure where your career will take you. Let's take a look at some of the job areas of expertise and their degree requirements.

How to Get Your College Transcripts

Ready to go back to college? Excellent decision! To find out how much of your prior college credit you can transfer, you’ll need to obtain your transcripts. But how? And what if it’s been years since your last college attendance? No worries! We’ll answer your questions and walk you through all the steps.

Which Business Major Should I Choose?

How do you choose a business major with so many options? Eyeing the job market is a good place to start, but your decision should also take into consideration your goals and preferences. We’ll help you narrow down your choice by looking at three motivating factors: Do you want to earn the most money, gain a sense of fulfillment or be your own boss?

How to Write a Resume When You’re Still in College (With Examples)

You know the battle. You need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. Here’s the good news. As a college student or recent grad, you’ve probably already developed a lot of the knowledge and qualifications to ready yourself for the professional world. We'll show you how to put that info to good use on your resume.

Finish Your Degree Early with Non-Semester College

Roland is up for an Associate Director promotion that earns double his current salary. To qualify, he’ll need to complete his bachelor’s degree as quickly as possible. The company knows how hard Roland works, but without meeting the education qualifications for the promotion, he’ll be surpassed. Here's how he finished his degree early and gained the promotion!

We Do Your College Research for You… for FREE!

Finding the right college and degree can be overwhelming. Take a deep breath because expert help is on the way! At Pearson Accelerated Pathways, we build a College Options Report with a side-by-side degree plan of the best colleges that fit your goals, schedule, budget, prior credit and more.

6 Tips for Back-to-School Success from an Academic Success Coach

I sat down with our Success Coach Manager to chat about trends he’s seeing with students. When so much is in flux, like it has been with the pandemic, it can be difficult for students to buckle down and do what needs to be done for their education. The good news is that he has some excellent tips to help students get back on track.

5 Emerging Careers with Excellent Earning Potential

Before making any career decision, it’s always a good idea to ask yourself, “Will this career be in demand? And if so, how much can I earn?” With thousands of options available, it can be difficult to narrow down a career path that's right for you. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of five careers that have great demand and excellent earning potential.

10 Questions to Help You Decide on a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D.

How do you know what level of education you need? We’ve compiled 10 questions you should ask to ensure you’re making the best college decision for your schedule, budget, and future career.