OpenSesame Partners with CLMI and Demos to Close the Skill Gap in Today’s Workforce

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OpenSesame, the world’s largest marketplace for buying and selling elearning, announces new strategic partnerships with CLMI Safety Training and Demos to address the growing gap between skills needed and existing talent that companies around the world face.

We value the vision OpenSesame has as an elearning organization and find our companies very aligned in the objective to teach safety and ultimately save lives.

Many industries have experienced a shortage of necessary skills to succeed in a changing business environment. One of the fastest, most efficient and cost effective ways for employers to uplevel the skills and expertise of their workforce is to leverage online learning courses from companies like OpenSesame.

Growing demand for employees to develop new skills or enhance existing ones has fueled the acquisition of additional courses from new partners, CLMI Safety Training and Demos, to complement the OpenSesame ( course catalog.

Manufacturers have experienced a shortage of trained new hires which means companies are investing in potential and training for the job. One of the leading organizations in workplace knowledge and safety, specifically in the construction industry, CLMI Safety Training, will now offer top courses through OpenSesame on topics like chemical safety, hearing conservation, forklift safety, and more.

CLMI Safety Training is the only organization training the next generation of workers that is owned and operated by Certified Safety Professionals, which validates the relevancy and thoroughness of their courses. Some of their Fortune 1000 customers include Frito Lay, Ecolab, AmeriGas, and Genuine Parts/NAPA. These companies have experienced minimized risk and injury, lowered workers compensation costs and have prevented potential litigation by leveraging CLMI Safety Training’s elearning courses.

“We value the vision OpenSesame has as an elearning organization and find our companies very aligned in the objective to teach safety and ultimately save lives,” said Rick Pollock, President and CEO of CLMI Safety Training.

To address the growing importance of soft skills necessary for business success, OpenSesame customers can now take one of 240 high-quality modules available from Demos, a leader in professional development training. Demos’ content is created by leading subject matter experts and designed to meet the needs of companies of all sizes and all sectors.

“Our customers are already taking advantage of Demos’ 40 years of experience through these elearning courses. Soft skill topics are considered essential for all employees, regardless of title or role,” said Don Spear, President at OpenSesame.

These new content partners amplify the growing offering of more than 20,000 courses curated in the OpenSesame marketplace to help people enhance their career, change industries or simply learn something new.

About OpenSesame
OpenSesame is the world’s largest source for elearning courses focused on employee training with more than 20,000 courses from 400+ sellers. Buyers can research, select and purchase elearning courses on topics from healthcare to customer service, all in one place. Preview courses, read reviews and buy courses with no long-term commitment and use them instantly online, by email or in any learning management system.

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