RESTON, Va., Oct. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, announced today that it is expanding its partnership with LinkedIn to make LinkedIn Learning, an online learning solution, available to government agencies through Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP), and NASPO ValuePoint contracts.

Carahsoft has served as the government distributor for LinkedIn Recruiter and Talent tools for more than five years. The addition of LinkedIn Learning will provide access to thousands of expert-led courses covering business, technology, and creative skills that can be used to efficiently create customizable learning paths for each employee.

In addition to these features, LinkedIn Learning content also offers:

  • Broad and deep courses, allowing for in-depth instruction or just-in-time micro learning
  • Accommodation for all learning styles with course transcripts, video-based tutorials, and audio options Administrative tools to measure course impact and learner engagement
  • Administrative tools to measure course impact and learner engagement
  • Personalized course recommendations on the skills to learn or courses to take based on your industry or your specific job

“Our partnership with LinkedIn allows us to introduce a useful and innovative corporate learning solution that provides public sector officials with a place to connect and the tools they need to advance their agency’s mission,” said Tiffany Goddard, Director of Citizen Engagement Solutions at Carahsoft. “Carahsoft will also provide LinkedIn with expertise on the government marketplace and access to a variety of federal, state, and local contracts, making it easy and efficient for government agencies and our reseller partners to harness new training opportunities for their employees.” 

“A partnership with Carahsoft enables government agencies to efficiently procure LinkedIn Learning to bridge job-related skills gaps with 12,000+ courses, to attract and retain employees, and to promote self-paced learning with personalized course recommendations based on insights from LinkedIn’s network,” said Deanna Grady, Head of Public Sector Sales at LinkedIn Learning. “We are excited to partner with Carahsoft to make procurement far easier for our clients.”

LinkedIn Learning is available now via Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule 70 No. GS-35F-0119Y; NASA SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B; and NASPO ValuePoint Contract AR2472.  To learn how LinkedIn Learning can help keep government employees engaged and thriving by building a learning culture within your agency, register for “Building a Learning Culture in Government,” an on-demand webinar sponsored by Carahsoft and LinkedIn. For more information, contact the LinkedIn team at Carahsoft at (703) 673-3570 or LinkedIn@carahsoft.com.

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver LinkedIn Learning, VMware, AWS, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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