8 Tuition Reimbursement Questions to Ask Your Employer

Tuition reimbursement programs — plans in which employers repay their employees’ college expenses — aren’t new, but they are on the rise. Heavy hitters including AT&T, Chipotle and Starbucks offer these in their benefits packages. For workers, a degree can build professional skills and provide opportunities for career advancement. The tuition reimbursement perk has only recently started to make sense to employers as a tool to recruit and retain quality people. A 2016 article on Time.com explains how employers everywhere…Read +

Part 2: Why project management is a good career path

(Editor’s note: You may want to start by reading Part 1 of this blog post.) Project management is an important element of today’s job market, with countless positions out there for those seeking careers in the field. Even for seemingly unrelated careers, many of the core skills that help project managers thrive can be useful. So, it’s no surprise that interest in project management education continues, especially at places like Grantham University, which is an approved education provider of the Project…Read +

Part 1: Why project management is a good career path

(Editor's note: After reading this, be sure to check out part 2 of this blog post.) Project management is a valuable competency in the modern workplace. A study by the Project Management Institute (PMI) shows the presence of a project management team can reduce likelihood of failed projects, decrease instances of projects going over budget, and increase the chance of project completion ahead of schedule.1 An Indeed.com search, for example, on the term “project management” indicates more than 300,000 jobs…Read +

Why a Career in Medical Coding and Billing May Be Right for You

Do you love spreadsheets and day planners? Do you organize your clothes by color and season? Would you rather take a photo than be in one? A career in medical coding and billing may be right for you. Like you, health information technicians are methodical and detail-oriented. They’re also one of the few health care professionals who don’t provide direct, hands-on patient care; however, their skills are crucial to the success of hospitals, physicians’ offices and other related facilities. Simply…Read +