Up to Two Million People Will Be trained by Learning Pool in 2019
Nottingham (UK), November 2018 - Learning Pool, a leading provider of online learning for global organisations, is continuing to expand, announcing the creation of twenty new jobs. The company currently employs 140 people throughout Northern Ireland, Scotland, and the United Kingdom.
Learning Pool provides online learning services to more than 550 organisations globally, working with companies such as New Look, Tesco, Jurys Inn, and Specsavers. Most recently, Learning Pool announced that it had been selected by the Football Association to support the delivery of a world-leading football education programme by 2020. The company recently announced annual revenues have increased more than 40% year on year.
CEO Paul McElvaney said the new jobs are being created to support Learning Pool’s continuing investment in innovation and new product development.
"Our success to date has been built on revolutionising learning and development across organisations, giving employees the freedom to undertake training and development courses online, at times convenient to them. We’re continuing to innovate and are working on some exciting next generation products. These new roles will help us to build on our commitment to deliver innovative solutions and an excellent quality service to the two million people we expect to train in 2019."
Louise McElvaney, Director of People and Performance explains that Learning Pool provides its employees with great support, and successful candidates will be able to work in any of Learning Pool’s offices in Hamilton, Scotland, Nottingham, UK, or in Northern Ireland.
"We’re recruiting across all departments, from graphic design to software development, and successful candidates can expect impressive remuneration reflective of the roles.
"This drive represents a fantastic opportunity to join Learning Pool’s award-winning team, and we’re excited about our plans to integrate our new people and support them on their journey. Whether it’s preparing our customers for new and emerging technologies, gamification in eLearning, or the very latest in next generation learning systems, Learning Pool is leading the way, and our team is the driving force making it all possible."
Ciara Deery, a recently promoted member of the customer care team, said today of her experience, "I was over the moon when I was given the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK. My confidence has rocketed, and I’ve grown as a person in every respect, all thanks to the fantastic support and opportunities to further my career. I’m looking forward to my next challenge, as a learning consultant, building on our reputation as providing world-class service to our customers."
Learning Pool has been recognised by the Deloitte Fast 50 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Ireland and the UK in each of the last eight years. The company has also been awarded the Gold Investors in People, been listed in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for, and received the Customer Focus Award at the Institute of Customer Service.
The new jobs are being created in business development; technology and software development; finance; human resources; learning design; graphic design; and customer success.