An Overwhelming Climb – The Complexities of Combining College, Full-Time Work, and Company Tuition Assistance

This paper examines the complex experiences of full-time employed adults trying to climb the career ladder in their company by making use of company tuition assistance to earn their first college degree. Implications for understanding and supporting the career development of full-time employed adults are discussed.

Gagnon, Janelle L. and Packard, Becky Wai-Ling. (2012). An Overwhelming Climb – The Complexities of Combining College, Full-Time Work, and Company Tuition Assistance. Journal of Career Development, 39, 479-499.

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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