Firefly Announces Strategic Partnership With LinkedIn


San Francisco, CA: Firefly, a global training company, announced today a strategic partnership with LinkedIn to become LinkedIn’s first authorized worldwide training partner. In collaboration with LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions Group, Firefly has developed and launched a program of instructor-led training classes aimed at developing recruiter professional skills and preparing recruiters for LinkedIn's Certified Professional -- Recruiter program. The initial roll out of the program covers 21cities, and will offer training opportunities to over 1000 students between September and December of 2016 and will continue to scale up further in 2017.

Andrew Usherwood, Firefly's CEO said: "I couldn't be prouder of our groundbreaking relationship with LinkedIn. Over the past five months, our teams have worked together to bring this exciting program to life, and I am delighted to launch it to the LinkedIn Recruiter community today. LinkedIn Recruiter is an amazing product that delivers immense value to its customers.  The “Mastering LinkedIn Recruiter” Training Program enables customers to take their LinkedIn Recruiter skills to the next level through expert guidance and interactive working sessions. Thank you to the LinkedIn team for being such fantastic partners on this program, and we look forward to educating LinkedIn recruiters at massive scale".  

Alessandra Marinetti, Head of Customer Learning and Certification said: "Our LinkedIn Talent Solutions business focuses on helping our customers find the best talent for their organization.  The immersive nature of Mastering LinkedIn Recruiter will help recruiters become experts on how to get the most out of our products and find that talent. We are excited to partner with Firefly, a leader in technology education and adoption, to bring this first-of-a-kind educational offering to our customers."


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About Firefly

Firefly is a learning services company specializing in global training programs and has delivered education for over 12 years to over 500,000 participants in 80 countries. We believe that training should be focused on your personal success. Our courses are designed to help you develop your skills in an immersive, consultative environment. Our facilitator team is hand-picked for their industry expertise, their passion, and their enthusiasm for sharing their experience with you.


About LinkedIn

LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful and transforms the way companies hire, market, and sell. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce through the ongoing development of the world’s first Economic Graph. LinkedIn has more than 450 million members and has offices around the world.