Field Nation Partners with Compass Business Solutions to Increase Training Access for Service Provider Contractors and Buyers

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Field Nation has partnered with Compass Business Solutions make certified training-as-a-service available to independent contractors who use Field Nation. Field Nation is the leading online work platform connecting organizations with independent contractors and Compass is the leading global provider of training for Cisco’s visual and unified communication technologies.

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Training has to be effective while still being accessible

Field Nation and Compass Business Solutions have partnered to make certified training available to independent contractors who use FieldNation.com. Field Nation has become the leading web-based marketplace where independent contractors and organizations can connect. With the ratio of contract workers growing in organizations, the importance of maintaining knowledge levels and skills has shifted from organizations to contractors.

“Field Nation brings people together to accomplish great work,” said Mynul Khan, CEO of Field Nation. “Our ability to identify business needs and enable our online work platform to meet these needs has made us a valuable support tool for organizations and freelancers. Our agreement with Compass Business Solutions is one more way we will support both the service providers and buyers -- matching highly skilled workers with organizational needs.” Field Nation has more than 50,000 service providers in its global network and recently acquired Field Solutions, another innovator in the Freelance Management System (FMS) marketplace.

“Training has to be effective while still being accessible. Our Training-as-a-Service Program is designed for the growing contractor workforce, particularly the CCNA and CCNP Route & Switch programs,” said Jules Trono, President & CEO of Compass Business Solutions. “Training-as-a-Service removes the travel burden from students through live virtual delivery of instruction and on-demand lab access, reducing time out of the office through a blended learning approach so that contractors can keep working. The subscription model also helps make training affordable for contractors.” Hiring contract workers with current product and industry knowledge is a top priority for organizations. Some companies are using contractors for as much as 40% of their workforce.

Companies or students interested in learning more about Field Nation and Compass Business Solutions can go to http://www.fieldnation.com and http://www.compassprogram.com. Visit the Compass Business Solutions partner page on FieldNation.com to learn more about the partnership and an exclusive offer for Field Nation users. Contact Lisa Santiago at +1 (760) 688-4045 or +1 (877) 234-0635 for more information and to schedule a briefing at Cisco Live! in San Diego June 9-11 or at Infocomm in Orlando June 15-18.

About Field Nation
Field Nation is the leading online work platform for connecting businesses and workers. Global enterprises to small local companies use Field Nation’s self-service web portal to find, manage and pay contractors for any specific job. The platform enables workers to spend more time working and enables businesses to manage the right talent anywhere in the world, on demand. Field Nation has more than 50,000 service providers in its network and serves businesses globally.

About Compass Business Solutions
Compass Business Solutions is a learning company focused on helping people use and support video, unified communication and other technologies to improve their business. Training sessions follow a best practices approach to optimize all aspects of technology usage and support. Compass was founded in 2008 by communication industry professionals who have been working with telecommunication and video technologies since 1989 and who helped launch Tandberg University in the USA in 2006, then becoming Cisco’s first authorized TelePresence Specialist Learning Partner in the US.

Compass is a certified WBE/WOSB.

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