Amazon plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills

“Amazon.com on Thursday unveiled plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce — or 100,000 workers — by 2025 to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers. The retail and tech giant intends to expand its existing training programs and introduce new ones. The training will be voluntary, and most of the programs are free.”

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We’ve Had This Conversation Before

http://ow.ly/Fanv30lCrEa As a parent, I know the frustration of providing guidance, insight, information, or directions over and over, and over again. But I’m not your father and yet, I still feel the need to repeat myself.   Ask the right questions when you interview colleges, professional or trade schools or any other form of higher … Read more

Our 2018-2019 Best Value designation was awarded to 56 colleges and universities…but we did not, and never will, “rank” them.

With all the media attention to misinformation provided to U.S. News, which resulted in phony and undeserved rankings, we think it might be refreshing to learn that at least one organization refuses to play the ranking game.  In 2013 a group of former college presidents, CEOs, and provosts decided to create a recognition system that … Read more

WhatsBestforMe, Inc. Launches Higher Education’s First Student Recruitment Platform to Match Learners of All Ages with Appropriate Post-Secondary Schools

Founder and Team’s Intent is to Disrupt Decades-old Student Recruitment Paradigm BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WhatsBestforMe, Inc. unveiled today its revolutionary new online-based higher education student recruitment platform, one that allows higher ed institutions to identify candidate profiles and acquire them in a fast, efficient and exclusive manner. The platform … Read more