PARSIPPANY, N.J. // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Learn.com®, the knowledge platform™ company, selected Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. as a winner at its Empowerment Awards ceremony during its 5th Annual Learn.com Users Conference, Empowerment 2010, held recently in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jackson Hewitt® received first place honor, for the third year in a row, in the category of "Highest Course Completion Rates", and was hailed as a benchmark for its success in driving usage of its Learning Center. Jackson Hewitt's Learning Center website also was honored as the third-place winner in the category "Best Learn.com Website".
"We are truly honored to receive this award once again," said Barbara Jordan, Vice President, Learning, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. "Since we launched the site in 2007, we've grown the number of courses completed by nearly 300%, with over 870,000 courses completed in 2009 alone. Learn.com continues to be an outstanding way for us to provide new and timely courses and assessments to our franchise owners and the staff members within their office locations."
Jackson Hewitt's Learning Center has used Learn.com's cloud based learning and talent management platform for over three years, and offers a suite of over 200 learning opportunities for its franchise operators and tax preparers, as well as a comprehensive Tax School curricula offered to the public.
"It is an incredible achievement to win this award three years in a row and to have had over 870,000 course completions in one calendar year," said Don Cook, Chief Marketing Officer at Learn.com. "Course completions are an excellent measure of training success and this victory should be shared by the entire team from Learn.com 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.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX), with more than 6,300 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States, 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.
With its cloud-based learning and talent management platform, Learn.com puts knowledge to work for organizations of all sizes around the globe. Learn.com dramatically improves the way businesses capture and share knowledge, communicate and align their goals and objectives, and evaluate and develop their most precious asset – their people. Using Learn.com, organizations can manage and leverage their human capital to achieve excellence in execution throughout their internal and external knowledge-driven ecosystem.
SOURCE Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.