See How Direct Access to Training and Certifications Ignites Career Opportunities for U.S. Veterans and Their Dependents at Channel Partners Conference & Expo
AUSTIN, TX, JERSEY CITY, NJ, RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM (April 9, 2019) – Zift Solutions, the Enterprise Channel Management leader, announced today that it is giving TrainOurTroops, and the 5,000+ U.S. military veterans and dependents it serves, immediate access to ZiftONE at no cost. TrainOurTroops will use the ZiftONE platform to ignite the careers of U.S. veterans and their dependents with advanced online training and business certifications to give them a competitive advantage within the civilian marketplace. Attendees of Channel Partners Conference & Expo can see how TrainOurTroops will utilize ZiftONE in Booth #177 April 9-12 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
“Zift Solutions is honored to support the hard work and mission of TrainOurTroops by streamlining the education and transition of veterans and their dependents to more fulfilling and higher-paying civilian careers,” said Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Zift Solutions.
Using the ZiftONE Platform, veterans and their dependents will be able to access over 500 courses and certifications designed by TrainOurTroops and its corporate sponsors, including Juniper Networks, eBay and Exxon, among others. All TrainOurTroops courses are free to veterans and their dependents simply by registering at https://trainourtroops.org/.
“ZiftONE will make it easier to provide valuable online training and certification for vets and their dependents on the most relevant business solutions in demand by today’s leading employers,” said Glen Brynteson, Founder of TrainOurTroops.
The proactive platform guides and inspires action by both veterans and potential employers. Veterans and their dependents can hand-pick any number of individual online courses or follow roadmaps TrainOurTroops have created to become certified for a particular career. At the same time, corporate supporters get actionable reports on their progress and expected completion dates in order to fill open positions with highly-qualified individuals.
Far too many veterans and their families find themselves in low-paying jobs that underutilize their potential. A recent online survey showed 68% of veterans registering with TrainOurTroops considered themselves “underemployed.” Others find themselves unemployed for extended periods with out-of-date skill sets. Moreover, spouses and dependents of active duty and civilian reserve spouses are twice as likely to be unemployed than the general public, according to Hire Our Heros, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The latest report from the USBLS notes unemployment rates among vets are now edging down, in part due to organizations like TrainOurTroops and commitments from their partners, such as Juniper Networks, who have pledged to add additional veterans and dependents to their workforce.
As the largest channel event for agents, MSPs, VARs, consultants, integrators and service providers, The Channel Partners Conference & Expo will not only give attendees the opportunity to see TrainOurTroops and ZiftONE in action but will also allow them to network with over 6,200 channel pros and 275+ leading suppliers, learn about potential career opportunities and gain insight on business strategy, cloud computing, marketing technology and more.
A 501(c)3 veteran non-profit organization, TrainOurTroops will be at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Booth #177 with Zift Solutions, demonstrating how they can help veterans and their dependents:
- Transition more quickly into rewarding positions within the civilian workforce
- Improve skill sets needed to advance in their current careers
- Establish and grow veteran-owned startup business ventures
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About Train Our Troops
TrainOurTroops is a 501(c)3 veteran non-profit organization that is 100 percent run and managed by volunteers. We work to provide U.S. veterans and their spouses with the critical skillsets to stand out in today’s crowded marketplace, whether they want to start a brand new career, add additional skill sets to make themselves more valuable to employers, or even start a new business. To learn more, visit www.trainourtroops.org, follow them on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.
About Zift Solutions
Zift Solutions is the Enterprise Channel Management leader, delivering the people, processes and technology organizations require to drive channel success. Relied on by more than 80% of top channel chiefs, Zift boosts channel partner program productivity, and profitability by automating and aligning marketing, sales, and operational processes. The ZiftONE platform integrates seamlessly with established systems and infrastructure to speed time-to-sales, create an exceptional partner experience, and provide faster ROI. To learn more, visit www.ziftsolutions.com, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and join the conversation via Channel Chatter.