Online education appealing to busy employees

Employers also like accessibility, cost-effectiveness and time management benefits
By Grant Cameron
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/24/2013

Days of rushing home from work to eat dinner and then barreling out the door for night school are a thing of the past for many employees seeking to upgrade their skills.

Thanks to a proliferation of distance education courses, employees can learn and earn a degree through online classes, negating the need for mind-numbing, stressful commutes.