How to Help ‘New Normal’ Students Get Their Careers—and Education—Rolling | Tony Wan

One of Chipotle’s recruiting flyers features a burrito above the words “Start Your Career Rolling.” It’s cheeky, comical—and perhaps even a little controversial. Yet the fast-food chain is not confining its employees to a lifetime of tortillas and guacamole. In May, the company announced a partnership with Guild Education, a Denver-based startup, through which employees can take college classes at a discount and earn accredited degrees.
These offerings are the beginning of an employer trend that Rachel Carlson, Guild’s co-founder and CEO, dubs “education as a benefit.” The goal, she says, is…

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