NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LearningExpress, LLC unveiled Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success, a comprehensive online learning platform that delivers resources to support job seekers and career development. The platform is designed to be used in education and career training programs to boost basic workplace skills and job search skills, and prepare workers for advanced occupational training for high-wage, high-skilled employment as outlined in TAACCCT (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant) requirements.
Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides interactive self-directed training that is ideal for job and career seekers at any level, including college students, veterans, and career changers. The SaaS platform addresses the changing needs of employers and workers, and provides valuable direction to improve personal effectiveness, as well as academic, and workplace skills improvement.
"In today's fast-paced and demanding work environment, it's important for workers to be well-trained and have strong basic skills," said Barry Lippman, President and CEO of LearningExpress, LLC. "We developed Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success to help people get hired and advance their careers."
Fundamental Business Skills
All work environments require effective business communication and most now demand reading and writing skills that many career-changing job seekers have not used in previous occupations. Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides resources, not found on other higher education test preparation sites. For example, a powerful business math module refreshes math concepts and introduces business math skills in an easy, fun-to-use format.
Resume Builder, Interview Skills, and Job Search Tools
Creating effective resumes and cover letters, and mastering the art of interviewing are some of the key tools provided by Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success. Support for conducting an online job search and networking give job seekers at all levels important and necessary tools for success. An entire section helps job seekers prepare for specific careers in health, law enforcement, civil service, real estate, teaching and others. One can also access resources for earning a GED, as well as guidance for veterans reentering the workforce.
LearningExpress is a three-time winner of the 2011 CODiE Awards for Best Postsecondary Instructional Solution, Best Postsecondary Education solution and Best Instruction Solution for Job & Career Accelerator™ which is fully integrated into the platform.
LearningExpress, LLC is an educational technology company founded with the mission to help adult and student learners improve basic skills required for academic and career success. LearningExpress quickly emerged as an industry leader in both online and print resources. Since 1995, LearningExpress has continued to pair innovative technology with a strong foundation in research-based testing and tutorial course development. The company currently serves over 4,000 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.
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