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Degreed and HR.com Bring Innovative Learning Technology to HR Professionals

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HR.com, the largest social network and Human Resource (HR) education and career development website, and Degreed, the world’s first career-long skills-building platform, have joined forces to give HR professionals a smarter, easier way to discover, access and track online learning and continuing education credits, as well as to navigate relevant content offered by HR.com and on the web. Through Degreed’s learning platform, HR professionals will now have access to limitless professional development content, and a simple way to organize, share and track learning.

HR.com offers a virtual library of more than 5,600 learning modules, and a comprehensive, fully online certification and accreditation program for HRCI® and SHRM® certifications, as well as live (instructor-led) and self-paced study options for certification preparation of HR professionals looking to maintain their credentials.

Now, through the partnership with Degreed, HR.com’s content will be viewable, as a benefit to all 1.1 million members, in cohesive pathways, automatically curated based on users’ skills, career interests, preferences, social networks, and past viewing habits. Curriculum is currently being designed across multiple HR roles to help HR.com members build their skills and advance their careers.

HR.com’s online certification and accreditations will be amplified by the newly launched Degreed Skill Certification program which scores applicants’ existing expertise levels in more than 1,500 skill sets.

“At HR.com, we are continuously striving to help HR professionals stay educated and updated so they can manage informed, compliant, and successful workforces,” stated Debbie McGrath, CEO and Chief Instigator at HR.com.  “Through the partnership with Degreed, HR professionals working to upgrade their careers or achieve accreditation can now better achieve their goals in the HR space by applying this adaptive learning process to personalize and curate extensive HR content.”

“We are thrilled to reach more than a million HR professionals and show them the power of Degreed’s learning platform, which allows for any form of learning to be discovered, tracked, shared, recognized, and used to develop career-relevant skills,” said David Blake, CEO of Degreed. “This partnership with HR.com advances Degreed’s mission of creating a more skilled workforce of life-long learners.”

About Degreed
Degreed is an award-winning learning platform built for the way today’s workers really build their expertise. Degreed integrates organizations’ internal talent systems with the world’s largest ecosystem of open learning resources — millions of courses, videos, articles, books, podcasts and more from thousands of sources. As a result, organizations and their people can discover, curate, share and track all their learning and development, however and wherever they learn. Founded in 2012, Degreed is headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in Salt Lake City and Amsterdam.

Learn more about Degreed at: Website | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube | LinkedIn | Twitter

About HR.com
HR.com strives to help create inspired workforces by making HR professionals smarter. Over 1,100,000 HR professionals turn to HR.com as the trusted resource for education, career development, and compliance:  5,600+ lesson HR Genius on-demand training library, 400+ webcasts yearly, the largest HR certification exam preparation practice supporting SHRM® and HRCI® certifications, a global Leadership annual event, 12 monthly themed interactive HR epublications, and 35+ primary research reports.  HR.com offers the best training and networking for HR professionals globally 24/7/365.

For more information, contact:

Debbie McGrath
Chief Instigator and CEO, HR.com
[email protected] 
877-472-6648
www.HR.com    

Jocelyn Shaw
PR Director, Degreed
[email protected]
559-392-8735
www.degreed.com

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