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Upskilling in the News: Hilton Announces New Education Benefit in Partnership with Guild Education

January 19, 2022  • UpSkill America

UpSkill America is an employer-led movement to expand opportunity for America’s workers and allow our economy and communities to thrive. As part of our mission to advance the upskilling movement, we share the following news.

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Beginning this spring, nearly 45,000 team members at Hilton’s US-owned and managed properties and corporate locations will have debt-free access to an array of educational credentials. The new platform—launched in partnership with Guild Education—offers 70 academic programs from more than 20 learning providers, including high school completion, college degrees, English-language learning, digital literacy, and professional certifications in business, engineering, data analytics, hospitality management, and more. The new benefit builds on Hilton’s existing educational opportunities, including access to more than 25,000 online professional development courses. Click here to learn more.

Even as the pandemic continues to impact our economy and society, we are pleased to see Hilton remain committed to advancing the upskilling movement. We hope other businesses find innovative ways to promote upskilling during this difficult time.


In partnership with @GuildEducation, @Hilton employees will soon have access to an array of new educational credentials, including high school completion, college degrees, professional certifications, and more.

#Upskilling in the News: @Hilton Announces New Education Benefit with @GuildEducation. Nearly 45,000 team members will have debt-free access to high school completion, college degrees, certifications, and more.

“We want work at @Hilton to be one of the best parts of our team members’ lives, and that means creating opportunities for continuous professional growth and development.” -Laura Fuentes, EVP & CHRO

“We’re proud to partner with @Hilton to provide their team members with career mobility opportunities that will give them the skills needed for the jobs of today and the careers of tomorrow.” @NatalieMcCull @GuildEducation

“We are thrilled to be partnering with @GuildEducation to expand our efforts to support our team members in building lifelong, fulfilling careers here at @Hilton.” -Gretchen Stroud, SVP, Talent and Inclusion

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