“Success Training Institute offers proven, practical programs that will give veterans the competitive edge they deserve and I haven’t seen anything on the market that comes close,” - Andre Johnson, Workforce Center manager in Texas
(PRWEB) May 30, 2016
Success Training Institute (STI) has announced a new initiative aimed at equipping US military veterans with the soft skills needed to increase their chances of securing gainful employment. Starting June 1, 2016, STI will allow up to 10,000 veterans to take a battery of soft skills classes from its vast video library at no cost. The online soft skills training company believes its platform is uniquely suited for veterans looking to excel in the civilian workforce.
National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Award Winner, Andre Johnson is convinced the programs offered by STI will positively impact all veterans who enroll. “I’ve dedicated much of my career to evaluating and identifying programs that help job seekers secure and maintain gainful employment,” said Johnson, who serves as a Workforce Center manager in Texas. “Success Training Institute offers proven, practical programs that will give veterans the competitive edge they deserve and I haven’t seen anything on the market that comes close,” he continued.
Plans are already in place to promote the new initiative to non-profits, state and local agencies and other groups that make serving veterans a priority. Enrollment into the free soft skills training program is on a first-come, first-served basis and veterans must provide proof of military service. Success Training Institute’s online video classes can be accessed from any smartphone, laptop or tablet. The free classes include introductory lessons in problem solving, team building, conflict resolution, leadership, interviewing, customer service and business etiquette. Military veterans and their spouses also receive discounts on soft skills classes not included in the free offer.
The unemployment rate amongst veterans is significantly higher than the civilian population and for veterans between the ages of 18 -25; it hovers above 20 percent. Success Training Institute Founder, D.L. Wallace believes his company can help these ex-military Millennials with its digital training platform. “This generation absorbs information much better when presented in short, stimulating video segments and that’s exactly what we provide,” said Wallace. “We’re excited about the opportunity to provide veterans of all ages the training that translates to success in the workplace.”
Soft skills are regarded as the most sought after skill set by employers across the globe. Recent studies reveal candidates who acquire soft skills are more likely to secure employment than those who do not. “When people ask me for tips on becoming more employable, I always recommend soft skills training,” said Johnson. “Success Training Institute will play a major role in helping thousands of veterans achieve their professional goals.”
About Success Training Institute
Success Training Institute is an online soft skills training company specializing in offering original video content to job seekers, college students, corporations and working professionals. Its certification programs have been endorsed by Corporate Executives, College Administrators, Professors, Entrepreneurs and Military Veterans. The company is based in Fort Worth, Texas. To learn more, visit http://www.simplysuccess.com