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Pearson plans 37 layoffs in Cedar Rapids

Pearson has announced plans to lay off 37 employees from its Cedar Rapids operations. The Pearson layoffs in Cedar Rapids will take effect June 1,...
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Editorial: Collins’ important new investment

There has been a troubling spate of our region’s biggest businesses announcing job cuts over the past 12 months including Pearson, Transamerica/Aegon, and Nordstrom.  Transamerica/Aegon...

Pearson acquires workforce assessment provider PDRI

Pearson announced it entered an agreement with SHL Group to acquire Personnel Decisions Research Institutes, LLC (PDRI) on Dec. 19, a trusted provider of...
Tyler Olson, founder of Cybercade, wants to help Iowa businesses teach employees core priniciples of cybersecurity through innovative, fun learning.

Cybersecurity startup to launch interactive escape room game

Cybercade, a spinoff company of ProCircular in Coralville, is just weeks away from unveiling a web-based escape room game for employees to learn the...
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New Pearson study: Human skills are the work ‘power skills’ most in demand

New research from Pearson finds that despite new technologies transforming the world of work, the top five most in demand skills today are human...
Pearson office in Cedar Rapids. CREDIT ACME ELECTRIC

Pearson+, Headspace partnership to support mental wellness for college students

Pearson, the learning company with operations in southwest Cedar Rapids, and Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation, have announced a partnership to...
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Pearson Education manager wants to help women break the glass ceiling

Pearson Education manager Jelena Beideman is passionate about the world of technology and engineering, and she knows some women could feel the same with...

Corridor businesses respond to Russia-Ukraine conflict

Several businesses and industries with operations in the Corridor have issued official statements and responses to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February –...
Pearson office in Cedar Rapids. CREDIT ACME ELECTRIC

Pearson acquires digital credentialing leader Credly

Pearson has announced it has acquired Credly, the market leader in digital workforce credentialing. The acquisition of Credly, in which Pearson already has a...

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