Over 470,000 Arizona residents (nearly 15% of the entire state) have filed for unemployment since COVID-19 hit its peak earlier this year. Due to this unthinkable impact on the state’s economy and quality of life for many Arizonans, LearnKey, a leader in online education and a workforce solutions provider who is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and St. George, Utah, has announced it will be giving back to all unemployed Arizona and Utah residents by offering two FREE online certification courses aimed at jumpstarting one’s career and getting back into the workforce. Those interested can sign up at employability.learnkey.com

“These are unprecedented times we all find ourselves in and as the world continues to live/work online we wanted to do our part in helping those left unemployed prepare themselves to get back into the workforce,” said Beth Ciaramello, Chief Employability Officer for LearnKey. “Our mission is ‘Improving Employability Every Day’ and we are extremely grateful to offer free education to those whose employment has been affected by COVID-19 with two courses that will teach job seekers the ability to stand out from the competition and enhance their employability.”  

The two courses LearnKey is offering free of charge are Job Hunting in a Digital World and  Communication Skills for Business.  

Job Hunting in a Digital World is taught by Head Hunting Expert, Sharon Bondurant with Tech Finders, Inc., which is aimed at helping learners land their dream job. This course teaches the following:  

• How to build a resume that gets real results 

• How to create a personal brand that stands out 

• How to navigate online job searches successfully  

• How to use social media to land that job 

The Communication Skills for Business course will help both students in school and adults in the workforce learn effective communciation that is vital in interviews, presentations and daily verbal and written communication, including the following:   

• Basic communication principles 

• How to plan for effective communication 

• How to discover best practices for business deliverables 

• Honing in on message delivery 

• How to properly receive communications 

• How to analyze communication scenarios.  

To sign up for the online courses free of charge (available in Arizona and Utah only), visit employability.learnkey.com. Access codes will provide 60 days of access from the time of redemption. For anyone located outside of Arizona and Utah, LearnKey is offering a 30% discount for each course.   

For more information on LearnKey and their avaialble online coursework and certifications, visit www.learnkey.com or call 1-800-865-0165. For online updates and recent news, follow LearnKey on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.