CareerConnection.me is an online career learning community designed for younger adults. Seasoned mentors and member-peers can help guide younger workers and job seekers through realistic strategies to enter the job market and launch meaningful careers.
(949) 233-3060 | www.careerconnection.me | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Buller Group has launched The Certified Veteran Recruiter Program, a training course designed to help employers hire veterans of the U.S. armed services. The two-day program focuses on the skills and knowledge recruiters and hiring managers need when recruiting and interviewing veterans.
SkillSoft Ltd. has developed and released a cloud-based platform called SkillPort 8. This tool is designed to deliver targeted learning opportunities by connecting formal, informal and collaborative training—whenever and wherever people want to learn. SkillPort 8 was developed through interactions with users and discussions with SkillSoft clients. The tool features a user interface that offers training content in a simple, integrated platform. In addition, SkillPort 8 has the flexibility to launch content or modify learning plans from any supported device, including computer tablets and smart phones.
(877) 545-5763 | www.skillsoft.com/ | email@example.com
The International Customer Management Institute has launched its next generation of certification. This accredited certification develops and validates the competency of call center professionals. The certification reflects the challenges of these professionals and cultivates leaders and managers who create and sustain high-performance call centers.
(800) 672-6177 | www.icmi.com/ciac | firstname.lastname@example.org
Lumesse has integrated its web-based learning management system, Lumesse Learning Gateway, with the talent management software package Lumesse ETWeb. Businesses that use Lumesse ETWeb will now be able to offer employees fast and easy access to training and development tools and will be able to deliver personal, relevant learning content quickly and efficiently. With the integration, Lumesse developed ETWeb Exchange, a service-oriented platform that has flexibility in the integration of web-based services. The software integration offers users a single sign-on and a common look and feel designed to make access and navigation simple and intuitive.
(512) 600-9300 | www.lumesse.com | email@example.com
Pragmatic Works has released a program called High-Tech Hope to provide no-cost information technology training. The program was developed to even the current imbalance between the number of available jobs in information technology and the lack of qualified applicants. The program provides online IT training services to underemployed or unemployed individuals. High-Tech Hope will take the most highly committed and capable IT trainees from its online program, place them into an in-person training program and help them gain the skills needed in the IT industry.
(904) 638-5743 | www.pragmaticworks.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Online e-learning company lynda.com has launched lyndaEnterprise, a business training tool. This web-based tool provides access to online training videos that can help employees develop new skills, improve existing ones and grow as professionals. Accessible via the Internet, mobile devices and tablets, lyndaEnterprise can provide unlimited access to more than 1,200 video training courses. lynda.com adds courses every week at no additional cost to subscribers.
(888) 335-9632 | www.lynda.com | email@example.com
MBA Focus has added real-time video interviewing technology to its recruiting management system just in time to help employers recruit MBA graduates in spring 2012. The Global Focus software tool provides recruiters with a way to schedule, conduct, record, review and share online interviews with colleagues as well as hiring managers. The Global Focus platform connects corporate recruiters to career services professionals and MBA candidates from more than 60 business schools.
(614) 491-9001 | www.mbafocus.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Linkage Inc. has launched The Linkage Leadership Academy, an educational and career development program designed to help businesses and organizations identify and develop talented business leaders. The program prepares high-potential employees for leadership and helps to develop and hone the skills leaders need to produce superior results for their organizations. The academy’s program is based on the High Impact Leadership Model created by leadership expert Warren Bennis and Linkage. The model is the result of in-depth research to identify key skills.
(781) 402-555 | www.linkageinc.com | email@example.com
Trivantis Corp. has developed and released version 6.5 of its e-learning tool, CourseMill Learning Management System. The improved online system is designed to help training administrators, instructors and students achieve their career development goals through custom training. Version 6.5 helps users evaluate, design and manage training programs.
(877) 929-0188 | www.trivantis.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Magnatag’s new magnetic cross-training whiteboard system organizes and displays employee training, qualification and skill levels for up to 18 categories. When employees see the boards, they are encouraged to learn as many skills as they can. Built for daily use, these durable, magnetic, dry-erase boards are available in four sizes and can accommodate up to 68 employees on a board.
(800) 624-4154 | www.magnatag.com/crosstraining | email@example.com
Bloomberg Businessweek has launched an online learning tool as part of its EDGE Leadership Development Program. Companies can tailor EDGE to their specific development needs. Built around Bloomberg Businessweek’s content, the tool features out-of-the-box team exercises designed to help maximize employee performance and develop leadership and work skills. The online product will deliver interactive, engaging development programs that allow users to learn how, where and when they want. It can supplement group exercises or be used on an individual basis.
(212) 617-4680 | www.businessweek.com/edge | firstname.lastname@example.org
North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management has launched a program called Business Collaboratories to enhance and redirect the school’s executive education programs. Business Collaboratories are designed to function as business clinics. Cross-disciplinary teams of faculty and subject matter experts will work collaboratively with an organization’s business leaders and use proven tools and techniques to diagnose and work through tough business challenges. Together, the team of experts and company leaders will cooperate to develop solutions for operational challenges such as technology evaluation, new-product and service development, supply chain operations, enterprise risk and organizational development.
(919) 515-4445 | http://execed.mgt.ncsu.edu | email@example.com
Call Center Today has introduced the Assault Role Play Simulator, a training tool for inside sales and customer service representatives. The simulator is designed to help improve performance results by allowing participants to practice their presentations and phone manners anytime, as they face real-world scenarios about dealing with customers on the phone. Training course participants practice and hone their skills with the simulator before working directly with customers. This role-play simulator can be used for new-hire training and training with managers who need a tool to reinforce positive telephone instructions to their staffs.
(888) 835-5326 | http://www.callcentertoday.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Tata Interactive Systems has developed a workflow simulation designed to improve the efficiency of managers and to help with accurate planning and distribution of human resources. The simulation offers an interface of an actual mail center environment. This helps participants visualize the real-life environment and work toward efficiently managing resources, including people and equipment. The simulation is available in two modules—as a workshop for work area staff and as a single-user mode for planners and managers.
(732) 906-0002 | www.tatainteractive.com | email@example.com
The new website www.humanresourcesdegree.com provides a comprehensive list of U.S. colleges and universities that offer degrees in HR management. This not-for-profit and free website includes information and links to college programs and degree requirements, and organizes the list by states.
www.humanresourcesdegree.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School is offering its MBA program in an online format designed for working professionals around the world. Kenan-Flagler professors designed the online courses and collaborated with curriculum specialists to maximize the impact of the format. Students will master course materials on their own timetables and interact with faculty and classmates in live, online sessions and face to face.
(888) 986-2622 | http://onlinemba.unc.edu | email@example.com
The Korn/Ferry Institute has released a guidebook titled FYI For Insight. This latest addition to the institute’s FYI/For Your Improvement portfolio of leadership development products is designed to help individuals hone leadership skills through improved self-awareness. The guidebook describes 26 leadership characteristics—21 that lead to success and five that can derail careers. Korn/Ferry also developed a complimentary online self-awareness assessment to help individuals identify strengths, weaknesses and potential blind spots.
(310) 552-1834 | www.kornferryinstitute.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
The TRACOM Group has expanded its online library of training and development materials with three videos. These short videos provide overviews of social styles in the workplace and highlight the benefits of understanding these behavioral preferences. Viewers learn how they can improve personal and organizational performance by understanding and applying the style principles. The titles are "Social Style for Managers," "Social Style & Sales Success" and "Social Style & Individual Contributors."
(800) 221-2321 | www.tracomcorp.com | email@example.com
Brainshark Inc. has launched the training tool myBrainshark Pro Trainer. This online resource allows users to create, share and track multimedia presentations. By using myBrainshark Pro Trainer, training professionals can create effective, affordable and interactive training content that can be delivered to employees online and through an organization’s learning management system.
(866) 276-7427 | http://my.brainshark.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding has launched an online guide specifically designed to help human resource and diversity managers better understand the challenges of managing and working in a religiously and culturally diverse workplace. The guide is titled Religion at Work: A (Human) Resource for Managers. It provides self-assessments, case studies, tips and tools that human resource and diversity managers can easily use and understand.
(212) 967-7707 | www.tanenbaum.org | email@example.com
Zapoint now has a conversations feature in its skills-based career management tool, SkillsMapper 2.0. The conversations feature is designed to create a social network that provides an innovative way to share information through online discussions and interactions among employees. The function can recognize experts in various fields and skills, track individual employee participation, and provide insight into an organization’s informal knowledge networks and information sharing processes.
(888) 550-5903 | www.zapoint.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
A training and development resource from RW3 LLC can provide professionals an opportunity to create an online learning curriculum that focuses on their individual training needs and challenges. CultureWizard 3.0 features training tools and informational components, a cultural training course, a self-assessment and culture calculator, a global team tool, a virtual team course, an assessment tool for international assignees, a global leadership course, and cultural information on 135 countries.
(212) 691-8900 | www.rw-3.com | email@example.com
The End Result has developed and released three new corporate training tools designed to help supervisors develop leadership skills and manage the growing number of younger workers. Each module in Sage Leadership Tools’ Millennial Series includes an audio CD and desk-side reference cards.
(949) 770-7412 | www.the-end-result.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
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