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All four-year colleges should have a strategic plan to integrate career education, one associate vice provost said. "Workforce needs and the future of work require nimble and rapid adjustments to strategies and approaches.”
Amazon last week joined Walmart and Target in offering free college as a benefit to its 750,000 front-line employees in the U.S. Like its fellow retail giants, Amazon views college benefits as a crucial hiring and retention tool.