getting your organisation to pay for continuing education

being in the training industry as well as being a lifelong learner, i can see both perspectives of having your organisation pay for extra schooling.

from the company perspective, they might pay for schooling to develop your skills or use professional development as a retention tactic. from the individual perspective, it could be as simple as getting something more than a paycheque or as something more complex as working it into a future job goal.

yesterday job profiles listed a few options for how to get an organisation to pay for professional development. some of the best sugestions are:

  • make looking for a company that supports continuing education a part of your job search
  • develop a solid plan
  • tuition reimbursement
  • try to find your company a good deal

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