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Refocus Launches in the Philippines, Aiming to Educate 1 Million Students in 5 years

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:40pm

The company plans to launch 50+ educational courses in the APAC region in 2022, and aims to educate 1 million students in the first 5 years.

Key Points: 
  • The company plans to launch 50+ educational courses in the APAC region in 2022, and aims to educate 1 million students in the first 5 years.
  • Refocus offers online programs to help students to acquire skills in digital and jumpstart a career from scratch.
  • According to Roman Kumar Vyas strong commitment, all Refocus courses must meet global education requirements, and at the same time, be locally relevant.
  • That's why Refocus tutors team include Western industry-leading experts with global cases, and local top-professionals with strong sense of country's spirit.

Return to In-Person Networking and More Networking Opportunities Spell Success for Clarkson Career Fair

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 4:43pm

Heather DiFino, Director of Career Services, hailed the event as a great success, noting that the turnout matched pre-covid numbers with regard to employer attendance.

Key Points: 
  • Heather DiFino, Director of Career Services, hailed the event as a great success, noting that the turnout matched pre-covid numbers with regard to employer attendance.
  • Between the virtual and in-person sessions, Clarkson welcomed 189 employers to interact with students seeking employment, internships and co-ops.
  • On top of the success seen during the career fair itself, the Career Center reviewed 285 resumes over three days leading up to the event, and hosted the first-ever career fair kick-off mixer.
  • Clarkson Universitys career fair is held twice a year and offers students from all majors, class years and graduate levels an opportunity to network with employers.

Naylor Association Solutions Launches Upgrades to Its Career Center & Job Board Platform for Online Recruitment

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:05pm

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Naylor Association Solutions , a leading provider of innovative association tools and services that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue, today announced the launch of a set of upgrades to its Career Center & Job Board platform.

Key Points: 
  • MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Naylor Association Solutions , a leading provider of innovative association tools and services that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue, today announced the launch of a set of upgrades to its Career Center & Job Board platform.
  • "We're excited to announce the new upgrades to Naylor's Career Center & Job Board platform in the coming months," said Scott Conley, vice president of recruitment and staffing solutions at Naylor.
  • "Our first upgrade is the design of our online Career Center, which now provides a more intuitive user experience throughout.
  • Our offerings include member communications, management of live and online meetings and events, online career centers, Association Management Software (AMS) and Member Data Platform (MDP), full-service association management and online learning.

Yamaha is First Marine Outboard Manufacturer to Place Maintenance Certifications on Florida’s CAPE Funding List

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

That list now includes Yamaha Marine Universitys Maintenance Certifications, a first among marine outboard manufacturers and a strong incentive for technical schools to offer Yamaha outboard training courses to students.

Key Points: 
  • That list now includes Yamaha Marine Universitys Maintenance Certifications, a first among marine outboard manufacturers and a strong incentive for technical schools to offer Yamaha outboard training courses to students.
  • The inclusion of Yamaha Maintenance Certifications on the CAPE funding list further encourages post-secondary schools in the state of Florida to incorporate marine technician education into their curriculum.
  • The recognition of Yamaha Maintenance Certifications on the CAPE funding list is particularly beneficial for Yamaha Technical School Partners (TSPs) in Florida.
  • Yamaha recommends technicians complete Introduction to Outboard Systems (ITOS) before they complete Yamaha Marine Maintenance Certification exams.

Amazon Expands Hampton Roads Investment with a Career Center and Two New Delivery Stations

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Amazon continues its investment in the Hampton Roads area with the launch of a Career Center and two delivery stations.

Key Points: 
  • Amazon continues its investment in the Hampton Roads area with the launch of a Career Center and two delivery stations.
  • In celebration of the station launches, Amazon donated to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and Virginia Peninsula Foodbank .
  • Delivery stations power the last mile of Amazons order process and help speed up deliveries for customers.
  • Packages are shipped to a delivery station from neighboring Amazon Fulfillment and Sortation Centers, loaded into delivery vehicles and delivered to customers.

SmartSearch Announces the Release of Version 22, the Latest Upgrade to Its Award-Winning Recruitment Business Solution

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In the latest version of SmartSearch, the theme is improved time management.

Key Points: 
  • CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In the latest version of SmartSearch, the theme is improved time management.
  • Version 22 highlights include innovative new features to:
    A new Learning Management System (LMS), SmartSearch University, has been designed to optimize product adoption and use.
  • Excel-style pivot tables have been added to the list reports to help users quickly drill into desired data sets.
  • SmartSearchis atwo-timewinner ofTalent Culture'sHR Tech award, andhasbeen named in the Top 10 Recruitment Technology Solution Providersfor 2021 by HR Tech OutlookMagazine.

College Students Get Career Help and In-Demand Job Skills Development via Textbook Subscription

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 2:15pm

To help students develop important employability skills and better prepare for work, Cengage, a global education technology company, is making additional career support available for free via Cengage Unlimited, the first all access subscription for textbooks and course materials.

Key Points: 
  • To help students develop important employability skills and better prepare for work, Cengage, a global education technology company, is making additional career support available for free via Cengage Unlimited, the first all access subscription for textbooks and course materials.
  • "Students often aren't even aware how the skills they have map to different jobs that are available to them.
  • Getting Career Ready: videos, quizzes and activities to help student build important in-demand employability skills in communication, digital literacy, critical thinking, professionalism, adaptability on the job, and more.
  • Getting the Job: information to help students get the job they want, including job search tips, resume writing, cover letter and portfolio help as well as interviewing preparation.

Ambow Education Launches Blockchain-based Career-oriented Skills Recognition System

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

BEIJING, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambow Education Holding Ltd. ("Ambow" or "the Company") (NYSE American: AMBO), China's leading provider of educational and career enhancement services, today announced it has launched a career-oriented education skills recognition system (the "System"), based on blockchain technology.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambow Education Holding Ltd. ("Ambow" or "the Company") (NYSE American: AMBO), China's leading provider of educational and career enhancement services, today announced it has launched a career-oriented education skills recognition system (the "System"), based on blockchain technology.
  • Ambow's career-oriented education skills recognition system came into being in a bid to further improve and optimize the assessment of a widening talent pool.
  • Ambow will first carry out trials of the System on approximately 30,000 students from 60 universities and vocational schools that closely collaborate with Ambow.
  • It also creates more possibilities to compensate for limited skills recognition systems as well as educational supervision and resources in the development of career-oriented education."

Increase in Number of Online Courses to Have Strong Impact on Technical and Trade Schools | Discover Company Insights for the Technical and Trade Schools Industry | BizVibe

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 9:00pm

b"BizVibe has identified an Increase in number of online courses as a major trend for the technical and trade schools industry.

Key Points: 
  • b"BizVibe has identified an Increase in number of online courses as a major trend for the technical and trade schools industry.
  • The introduction of online and vocational courses is helping institutions reduce operational costs and create better employment opportunities for students.
  • This trend is expected to have a strong influence on technical and trade schools, especially in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
  • The technical and trade schools industry group features 10,000+ company profiles categorized into 20+ product and service categories.

The Education Plan® Provides Savings Vehicle for Vocational and Trade Schools

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 8:45pm

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment increased from 9.6 million students in 1999 to 16 million in 2016.

Key Points: 
  • According to the National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment increased from 9.6 million students in 1999 to 16 million in 2016.
  • A 529 education savings account with The Education Plan will cover many expenses associated with trade and vocational schools, including tuition, computers, books, and supplies.
  • Students can use a 529 plan to pay for vocational and trade school programs sponsored by schools that are eligible for Title IV federal student aid.
  • The Education Plan can be used to cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, supplies, computers and fees at any school nationwidevocational or trade schools, professional schools, colleges and universities.