eSkill and GetEducated Partner to Provide Seamless Employee Assessment and Training Solutions
North Chelmsford, Mass. – February 9th, 2016 – eSkill Corporation, a global leader in employment-related skills testing, announced today a new partnership with GetEducated, an education services provider focused on adult students. The partnership will offer a new way to assess and train employees and job applicants, by providing accurate testing and dynamic training solutions.
“We are proud to announce our partnership with GetEducated, which will help our clients more effectively assess and develop their candidates and employees,” said Eric Friedman, CEO at eSkill. “More companies are realizing the benefits of having tools to train their employees effectively and efficiently. The combination of skills assessments and educational services for training offers a seamless solution that encourages employee engagement, increases brand awareness, and improves skills for current and future employees.”
Together, eSkill and GetEducated enable clients to find skills gaps in their workforce or among applicants using the latest web-based skills testing platform. Once the skill gaps are identified, customers can implement a seamless solution to offer their employees and job applicants access to thousands of professional development courses through the largest database of online college and degree training programs.
“It truly is the best of both worlds,” said Tony Huffman, founder at GetEducated. “Through this partnership we’re offering companies the tools they need to create a pool of applicants that have proactively taken suggestions for improvement. Within the workforce, we can provide insight for self-improvement through assessment testing, while uncovering employees with great potential that they can maximize through training.”
Since 2003, eSkill has been a leading provider of online skills testing for applicant screening and staff training to thousands of companies globally, including Zappos, GE, Randstad, LG, and many others. eSkill lets clients easily select or customize job-based tests from over 5,000 modular subjects and subtopics across a wide range of disciplines such as IT, Programming, Office Software, Accounting, Healthcare, Legal, Call Center, Retail, and more. eSkill’s leading-edge job simulations recreate software programs and work environments to assess how well candidates can perform actual job tasks.
Founded in 1989, GetEducated is an online education resource that was created to help busy, working adults find, research, and compare online degrees, certificates, courses, and training. The site offers an unbiased listing of all institutions that have online programs available in the United States, and some globally, while also offering unique tools that help consumers rate and compare more than 12,000 schools, 15,000 degree programs, and thousands of online professional development courses.
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