Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 24, 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 its newest member is Omaha-based The Maids International, a premier residential cleaning service in the U.S. and Canada with more than 164 franchise partners serving over 90 major U.S. and Canadian cities.
The Maids International has joined LearnShare to tap into its wide breadth of offerings in technology, consultancy and community. The Maids International will deploy a full service Learning Management System, which will roll out in July. One objective of the LMS will be to address the organization's needs to curb turnover at locations throughout North America through education and empowerment. The company-wide learning and development program will also be custom made to address significant subjects such as literacy and English.
"LearnShare is a great well-rounded solution for our training and development needs," said Laura Handrick, Training Development Director at The Maids International. "We are implementing the LearnShare LMS to roll out an e-learning program that can be used internationally in company-owned and franchise locations to ensure consistent and high quality education."
"The Maids International's decades of growth are a testament to the strength of the organization," said Lois Webster, CEO of LearnShare. "We are thrilled to have them as part of our consortium and look forward to their presence in our community."
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.
About The Maids International
THE MAIDS Home Services, founded in 1979, is the most trusted name in home cleaning. THE MAIDS promises to deliver a cleaner, healthier, happier and more comfortable home -- guaranteed because "Nobody Outcleans THE MAIDS." Rated as the fastest-growing residential cleaning franchise in Entrepreneur magazine for the past four years, THE MAIDS is one of the oldest and largest residential cleaning franchisers in the United States and Canada, serving over 40 states and four provinces in North America. For more information, visit http://www.maids.com.