Bangalore, I May 17, 2016: Simplilearn the largest provider of professional online certification courses, and MilitarytoCorporate (M2C), a niche corporate hiring and transition assistance partner for the Indian military community, are partnering in an effort to facilitate the career transition of military veterans into the civilian workplace.
This partnership will provide training certification opportunity to over 60,000 ex-service men and women who retire every year from active service thus aiding them to transition to civilian life. These training certifications, at discounted price points, will help veterans be better prepared for jobs in the civilian sector and also add skillsets that complement their military skills in industry recognized professional training courses.
Says Gerald Jaideep, COO of Simplilearn: “After their extensive service to the nation, we would like to support our veterans with critical skills to succeed in the civilian world. Our portfolio of technology, process and digital marketing courses will set our veterans up for the next phase of their career. This partnership with MilitarytoCorporate will help us reach all of these exceptional men and women and also help, in our own way, to give back to all of those who have dedicated their lives to our nations’ and our safety”.
Adds Sunny Makroo, Co-Founder, MilitarytoCorporate: “We have always believed that bringing corporates and veteran communities together for the exchange of ideas, thoughts and opportunities will create diverse, inclusive and vibrant workplaces. We see this partnership as a step towards that vision. We are also certain that this partnership with Simplilearn will help veterans transition seamlessly to the corporate world for enriching second career innings and also help us serve those who have served the nation,” said.
MilitarytoCorporate’s extensive experience in veteran hiring highlights the need for certifications and training programs that has both market demand and continuum with veteran’s military career. These certifications will also help veterans in projecting transferrable skills to corporate sector – in a vocabulary that corporate sector understands.
Simplilearn's training and certification programs facilitate online learning and career development which parallels the result-oriented military learning patterns. These programs enhance their existing skills and provide further opportunities in diverse fields like Project Management, Digital Marketing, Big Data, IT Security, among others.
MilitarytoCorporate is a preferred veteran hiring partner of Fortune500 and fast growing firms in India across multiple industry verticals and business functions
Ranked in the top 10 most influential education brands by LinkedIn, Simplilearn is the world’s largest provider of short-term certification courses that addresses unique learning needs of working professionals. Recently Simplilearn was ranked as #8 of the 50 most influential education brands outpacing Wharton University, Harvard Business School, New York University, University of Phoenix and other traditional institutions. Organizations were honored for their achievements in the areas of educational publishing and their commitment to providing quality content. As one of the top among 50 organizations receiving recognition, Simplilearnwas selected as #8 based on its engaging work on LinkedIn.