Chief Learning Officer magazine’s LearningElite and Editor’s
Choice Awards Announced at Gala
NJ, April 7, 2014 — Jackson Hewitt(r) Tax Service Inc. has been
named a Bronze LearningElite organization for 2014 by Chief Learning Officer magazine. Singled out for creating and
implementing exemplary workforce development practices that deliver measurable
business value, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. ranked No. 56 from a record-breaking
field of more than 200 companies participating in the prestigious annual
The only peer-reviewed ranking and benchmarking program
developed in collaboration with chief learning officers and senior workforce
development practitioners, the LearningElite has become the industry’s most
valuable benchmarking tool. The program utilizes rigorous evaluation
methodologies to objectively assess
both the scope and value of participants’ learning and development practices
and to rank the organizations based upon the execution and
impact of these initiatives.
to Sarah Kimmel, director of research and advisory services for the Human
Capital Media Group, which publishes Chief
Learning Officer, “The LearningElite’s incisive analysis yields solid data
that prove L&D initiatives are part of an organization’s value equation. It
also validates what separates the best from the rest. A LearningElite organization has an aligned,
precisely executed learning strategy that is backed by leadership commitment.
It consistently delivers learning impact that fosters competitive advantage,
drives business results and makes a high-performing organization sustainable.”
For the 2014 benchmarking, Chief Learning Officer received a record-breaking number of
applications from “progressive, proactive, performance-oriented organizations
around the world,” said Norm Kamikow, HCM president and editor-in-chief. “The
58 organizations that achieved LearningElite status stood out as true
innovators in enterprise education. Chief
Learning Officer is proud to acknowledge the impact and impressive
accomplishments of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. and the other LearningElite
“We are excited that our peers
recognize Jackson Hewitt's commitment to learning and development,” said David
Prokupek, chief executive officer, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. “The complexities
of the work we do require that we foster a culture of continuous learning. Our customers come to Jackson Hewitt because they expect expert advice. Franchisees join our team because they know
they will receive worldclass support and training. This recognition validates
the hard work that goes into developing our tax office staff to be the best in
For more information about
Jackson Hewitt visit http://www.JacksonHewitt.com.
For more information about the
LearningElite, visit CLOmedia.com/elite.
Hewitt Tax Service Inc.
Tax Service Inc. is the #2 provider of full service paid federal and state tax preparation
and related financial service products delivered through approximately 6,400
franchised and company-owned locations throughout the United States and Puerto
Rico, including locations in Walmart and Sears stores across the United States.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service also offers an online tax preparation product at
www.JacksonHewittOnline.com. For more information, or to locate your
neighborhood Jackson Hewitt office, visit www.JacksonHewitt.com or call
1-800-234-1040. Jackson Hewitt can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
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