LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™ Launches Building Block for the Blackboard Learn Platform
NEW YORK, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LearningExpress, LLC today announced the launch of its award-winning Job & Career Accelerator online tool for the Blackboard Learn™ platform. Blackboard Learn clients can now leverage Job & Career Accelerator's robust online job search and resume tools within their Blackboard Learn environment.
"Career development is a critical part of the educational experience," said Ted Hopper , Vice President of Business Development at Blackboard. "The Blackboard Partnerships™ program provides our clients with access to partner products and solutions that service student and institutional priorities both inside and outside of the classroom."
The Job & Career Accelerator Building Block provides Blackboard Learn users with access to Job & Career Accelerator functionality through a single-sign-on within the Blackboard Learn platform. The Job & Career Accelerator tool allows colleges to customize their Job & Career Accelerator sites and gives students easy access to search for job and internship opportunities. This tool is a great resource for colleges, including college resource centers dealing with increased enrollments, a difficult job market, and strained financial resources. Institutions will also have access to detailed site usage reports.
"We are excited to be a Blackboard Signature Partner™," said Barry Lippman , CEO of LearningExpress, LLC. "The Job & Career Accelerator Building Block provides colleges with a unified user experience and access to powerful and effective resources to help students succeed beyond the classroom."
Job & Career Accelerator includes everything needed to select the right career and search for jobs, all within a secure individual sign-in and in one easy-to-use online application. Students have access to resume writing and letter creating tools; expert tutorials on mastering interviewing techniques; research into more than 1,000 occupations mapped to student interest assessments; and a model resume bank with expert usage tips. Expert guidance is given for personalized career situations and users have access to an integrated database of over 5 million current job and internship opportunities.
Job & Career Accelerator™ is a three-time 2011 CODiE Award winner for Best Postsecondary Instructional Solution, Best Postsecondary Education Solution, and Best Instruction Solution.
Visit LearningExpress,LLC at BbWorld® 2012, July 10-12, New Orleans, Booth 205.
LearningExpress, LLC is an educational technology company founded with the mission to help adult and student learners improve basic skills for academic and career success. Since 1995, LearningExpress has paired innovative technology with a strong foundation in research-based testing and tutorial course development, and has emerged as an industry leader in high quality academic and career test preparation and skills improvement content. The company currently serves over 6,000 public libraries, 5,000 schools, and 1,200 colleges across the United States and Canada, and helps more than 1.5 million adults and students each year. Visit LearningExpress, LLC at www.learningexpressllc.com <http://www.learningexpressllc.com/>.
Blackboard®, Blackboard Partnerships™ program, the Blackboard Developers Network™, and Blackboard Building Blocks™ are registered trademarks of Blackboard Inc. and are used with permission. All rights reserved.
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