IPSWICH, Mass. — June 7, 2016 — LearningExpress, an EBSCO Company, announces Job & Career Accelerator version 5.0, the newest release of the CODiE award-winning online job search and career exploration platform. This new version will be an asset to the more than 30 million job seekers that turn to public libraries for career assistance each year.
Job & Career Accelerator helps school, academic, and public libraries, provide life-changing support with its easy-to-use, self-directed tools that patrons can use without burdening library staff. The latest features include career articles, a skills assessment, new sample resumes and improved navigation. In addition, its responsive design enables job seekers to take Job & Career Accelerator anywhere on their mobile devices.
LearningExpress’ General Manager and Chief Operating Officer, Kheil McIntyre says the platform gives libraries a powerful resource. “Job & Career Accelerator is a way for libraries to meet critical needs in their communities. It gives us great satisfaction when librarians tell us that Job & Career Accelerator is their most-used resource. We’re excited to provide another tool that helps to level the playing field, this time for jobs and careers.”
Job & Career Accelerator has everything job seekers need to find, prepare for, apply and get hired into ideally matched positions, based on interests or skills. It includes real-time job and internship search capabilities for millions of job postings; information on more than 1,100 occupations; resume and letter builders; interest and skills assessments for occupation matches; interview tips and guidance; a college finder tool; career articles and e-books; and a personalized and secure dashboard for managing job searches.
It serves job seekers of all circumstances — unemployed, underemployed, career changers, displaced workers, individuals returning to the workforce, transitioning military and youth entering the workforce. The timing of this new version is particularly beneficial for recent high school and college graduates.
LearningExpress is an award-winning educational technology company and recognized leader in providing online workforce skills, career, and academic eLearning resources for the public and school library markets. Founded in 1995, it became an EBSCO company in April 2015 and is part of EBSCO Information Services. Visit LearningExpress at www.learningexpressllc.com.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide, with more than 10,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals and books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 800,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
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