SUNRISE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Learn.com®, the leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity, selected Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE:JTX) as a winner at its Empowerment Awards Gala during the Third Annual Learn.com Users Conference, Empowerment 2008, held March 17-19, 2008 at the St. Regis Hotel & Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jackson Hewitt received first place honor in the category of "Highest Course Completion Rates," and was hailed as a benchmark for its success in driving usage of its internal LearnCenter platform.
"We are honored to receive this award," said Barbara Jordan, Vice President, Learning, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. "Since we launched our Learning Center to nearly 50,000 users last fall, we have achieved 308,248 course completions during 2007. The LearnCenter platform from Learn.com has proven to be an outstanding way for us to connect with our franchise owners and tax preparers."
Jackson Hewitt's Learning Center offers a suite of 80 online learning opportunities for its franchise operators and tax preparers, including topics such as tax education, customer service, and policies and procedures.
"To have had over 300,000 course completions in one calendar year is quite an accomplishment. This award serves as a tribute to the hard work and dedication of the Jackson Hewitt team from the top down. Course completions is an excellent measure of training success and this victory should be shared by the entire team from LearnCenter administrators and content developers to the very senior management within the organization for recognizing the impact and efficiencies that employee development technology, specifically a learning management system can bring to the enterprise as a whole," said Don Cook, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Learn.com.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE:JTX), with approximately 6,800 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States during the 2008 tax season, is an industry leader providing full service individual federal and state income tax return preparation. Most offices are independently owned and operated. The Company is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. More information may be obtained at www.jacksonhewitt.com. To locate the Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® office nearest to you, call 1-800-234-1040.
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