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The Education Advantage: Strategies for Boosting Employee Retention and Engagement

Total Credits: 1 including 1 General

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Human Resource Development
Jessica Vieira |  Terri Zaugg Varnell
Course Level:
All Levels
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In the dynamic landscape of modern workplaces, the ability to retain top talent and foster employee engagement is a key determinant of organizational success. "The Education Advantage" is a one-hour program designed to help HR professionals, employers and employees understand:

  • Turnover Costs
  • Cost of Disengaged Employees
  • Professional Development as a Strategic Imperative
  • Employer Hesitations
  • How to Embrace Professional Development Initiatives
  • Types of Educational Opportunities

This one-hour session is ideal for HR professionals, managers, and organizational leaders seeking tangible solutions to elevate employee engagement and retention through strategic professional development. Elevate your workforce and organizational success with "The Education Advantage."

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Grasp the financial implications of turnover and disengagement
  • Possess actionable strategies to enhance employee retention and engagement through professional development
  • Understand and address common employer hesitations towards investing in professional development
  • Recognize the tangible benefits of embracing a culture of continuous learning within the organization
  • Gain insights into a variety of educational opportunities that can be implemented for sustained employee growth

Major Subjects
  • Statistics on Turnover and Engagement
  • Professional Development Initiatives
  • Employee Retention
  • Educational Opportunities Available at the Individual and Organizational Level

Course Materials


Jessica Vieira's Profile

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Jessica Vieira has over 20 years of experience in the field of education/continuing education, with a true passion for learning. Jessica is a graduate of Baylor University and began her career in elementary education, but quickly took on leadership and training positions within the district. Jessica then transitioned to a supervisory/training role with Southwest Airlines as a Senior Writer out of Southwest's headquarters in Dallas, TX. Jessica joined Business Professionals' Network Inc. (BPN), HR Education Network's parent company full time in 2013 and has been working to support professionals across the country in growing their careers through Continuing Education programs and courses. Jessica is a certified PHR, and has served as virtual host and speaker for the past two years for the HR Unboxed Virtual Conference.

Terri Zaugg Varnell's Profile

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Terri Z Varnell, SPHR is the Chief Operating Officer for Human Resource Certification Preparation (HRCP). Over the past 20+ years she has overseen the business operations of this small company and has worked diligently to help over 100,000 HR professionals all across the globe successfully prepare for their HR certification exams. In order to help her customers, Terri recertifies on a regular basis by retaking the certification exams. Terri is excited about HRCP’s new micro-credentials and digital badging program, which help HR Professionals gain the knowledge and skills needed in this ever-changing workplace. Terri enjoys cycling, traveling, and gardening.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For HR Professionals
Course Developer

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Jessica Vieira with any complaints at, (617-519-6790).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based 

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the HREN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 

SHRM Accreditation Information HR Education Network is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for PDCs. See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
HRCI Accreditation Information HR Education Network is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for credits towards aPHRTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification.  See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 16


Vickie W - Fort Worth, Texas

"Excellent and timely presentation "

NAN L - Helena, Montana

"I really appreciated all of the statistics presented. They made the presentation more powerful and meaningful."