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LearningExpress Works With Public Libraries to Help People Get Jobs

March 13, 2012

NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — LearningExpress, LLC is hosting and sponsoring “One Simple Goal: Help People Get Jobs!” at the Public Library Association conference in Philadelphia from March 13-17. More and more job seekers are flocking to libraries for help in their hunt for employment. This presentation will show librarians how to work with their library patrons to help them get hired and reach their career goals.

The presentation takes place on Friday, March 16th from 4:15-5:15 in room 120 A-B-C in the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Steve Hipes, Columbus Metropolitan Library Team Leader, will present easy to implement strategies that libraries and librarians can use to help members of their community get back to work. He’ll review strategies the Columbus Metropolitan Library has put in place to help regional job seekers including 21 centers offering job search help to job seekers.

“Our job help centers are an important part of the day-to-day help we provide our customers,” said Hipes. “We provide access to resources and can provide assistance that can help people find a job and change their lives. Last year alone we helped more than 40,000 in our community search for jobs.”

LearningExpress provides resources that have helped thousands of subscribing colleges and libraries all across North America to support library patrons in meeting their profession and education goals through their LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator products. Conference attendees can learn more about LearningExpress products at Booth # 1017.

“LearningExpress is passionate about providing the best resources to help people find jobs,” said Barry Lippman, CEO of LearningExpress. “The Columbus Metropolitan Library in Ohio is a perfect example of how public libraries are successfully helping their communities get back to work.”

LearningExpress, LLC is an acclaimed educational technology company founded with the mission to help adult and student learners improve basic skills required for academic and career success. Since 1995, LearningExpress has continued to pair innovative technology with a strong foundation in research-based testing and tutorial course development. LearningExpress currently helps more than one million people annually to meet their professional and education goals. The company offers comprehensive and fully integrated web-based platforms designed to help users assess, explore, find, prepare, pursue, and achieve their career endeavors. Visit LearningExpress, LLC at http://www.learningexpressllc.com

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