Toledo, OH (PRWEB) March 7, 2007
LearnShare, LLC, (http://www.learnshare.com) the consortium of Fortune 1000 companies organized to research, design, purchase, package and share best practices in the training and development field, today announced that it has welcomed Atlanta-based Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL), to its consortium membership. The Company has joined the consortium to implement a full scale Learning Management System in addition to creating blended learning programs for specific groups within the company. Rollins also became a member of the learning consortium to capitalize on LearnShare's strength in best practice sharing and events. The roll-out is set for the end of March.
Rollins, Inc. is a premier North American consumer and commercial services company. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Orkin, Inc., Western Pest Services, and the Industrial Fumigant Company, the Company provides essential pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects to approximately 1.7 million customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama from over 400 locations.
"We have chosen to implement LearnShare's Learning Management System with our satellite communications network to deliver our learning and development to field employees in an effective and efficient manner," said Craig Goodwin, Training Director at Orkin. "We were looking for a new partner that had the capabilities to meet our goals and also serve as a source for best practice sharing as we continue to grow and build new programs."
"Being able to draw upon the collective knowledge and experience of other member companies is a powerful benefit of the LearnShare consortium. We look forward to collaborating and sharing best practices that can benefit all. The LearnShare LMS will provide the ability to access and leverage our learning content and to more easily deploy best practices," said David Lamb, Vice President of Learning and Development.
"Rollins is a leading edge company that reaches millions of customers each year and depends heavily on confidently training all employees to serve a critical role in the organization," said Lois Webster, CEO of LearnShare (http://www.learnshare.com). "Our multi-faceted plan with Rollins will incorporate different learning methodologies to effectively touch employees across the nation, as well as offer the company's learning leaders a place to share and grow with their peers."
LearnShare LLC, founded in 1996, is a consortium of 42 diverse, industry-leading companies dedicated to sharing their proven expertise and innovative practices across member organizations to enhance their competitive advantage. LearnShare's key focus is to provide technology-based learning solutions, collaborative communities, best practices and applied research to meet its members' mission critical business education and development needs. The original owner companies are 3M, Chevron, Deere & Co., Eaton Corporation, General Motors, Motorola, Northwest Airlines, Owens Corning, O-I, Pfizer Inc, Pilkington, and UnitedHealth Group. For more information, visit http://www.learnshare.com.