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Chrysler to Offer Tuition Reimbursement

First Starbucks expanded its online degree program, and then Chrysler announced several weeks ago that it would cover dealership workers’ online college education. This program was formed in partnership with Strayer University and will benefit workers at Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Fiat dealerships all over the United States.

Al Gardner, the Chrysler brand’s chief executive, said, “Our goal is to position our dealer network as the ‘employers of choice’… Our collaboration with Strayer demonstrates our focus on building our dealers’ hard-working employees’ skill sets to help them perform at an optimal level while also investing in their long-term success.”

Tips to Beat Writer’s Block

Whether crafting an email to a colleague, poss, or potential employer, working on an article, or writing assignment for class, writer’s block can make written communication feel like pulling teeth. This helpful article from Thought Catalog shares a few tips for dealing with writer’s block and getting what you need to say down in the way you want to say it.

How do you deal with writer’s block?

6 Key Email Etiquette Rules

From job applications to virtual classroom communications to social interactions, email is an important part of daily functioning. To come across well and effectively connect with others, you need to keep certain basic rules in mind. This recent post on email etiquette from Career Girl Daily shares 6 must-knows you should commit to memory.

Here’s a fun infographic on the history of email.

 

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More companies have begun to offer perks such as tuition reimbursement to attract employees and hang on to the ones they have. Starbucks recently announced it will increase tuition coverage for online degrees from 2 years to 4, and McDonald’s plans to expand its tuition assistance program. This article talks more about these education-related incentives companies are offering to employees.

Curious about online education? The College of Westchester has a variety of programs to suit your needs. Visit us today to learn more!

Coffee Breaks by the Numbers

Students the world over rely on coffee to keep them going. Here’s a fun infographic about coffee break habits. How do yours compare?

Brewing Success: Coffee Makes the Workplace Go Round

How to Format Your Resume

The content of your resume—job experience, education, achievements—is important, but the appearance of the actual document also says a lot about you as a candidate. This infographic offers some tips on how to format your resume.

The College of Westchester offers resources to help students and graduates stand out to potential employers. Check us out to learn more.

From JobCluster

Power Naps: How long is long enough?

Regardless of whether you commute to school or attend classes online, students today have busy schedules with a lot to balance. Late hours and all-nighters may have you wondering if a power nap might boost your focus and energy during the day. This graphic decodes how long you should nap, depending on your needs.

Photo from Higher Perspective

Do you take power naps?

9 Questions to Ask on a Job Interview

For many people, one of the most intimidating part of any job interview is the inevitable, “So, do you have any questions for me?” Rather than stare blankly for a moment before saying, “No,” consider one of these relevant questions recently posted on Career Girl Daily to help you get more information about the position and leave a good impression.

Start your new career off on the right foot at the College of Westchester. Check out our flexible offering of on-site and online programs.

Spring Ahead with Higher Education!

Now that spring has officially sprung (at least according to the calendar), it’s a great time to think ahead to what you want to accomplish in the coming season—and beyond.

Visit the College of Westcheter online to explore our online and on-site program offerings.