Three NJ WIAs, Atlantic/Cape May, Hudson, and Passaic have selected Metrix Learning (www.metrixlearning.com), a solution provided by US Wired for Education, LLC to help unemployed citizens update their job skills. Metrix Learning is currently being used in New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island with great success.
Metrix is an Internet based assessment and training system now available to New Jersey customers on a 24x7 basis. New Jersey, like all states is suffering from high unemployment rates, and is looking for affordable ways to serve the needs of thousands of customers requiring re-employment services. Many states are turning to Technology Based Learning (TBL) methods to serve this growing demand. The Employment and Training Institute (ETI), a New Jersey based training and consultancy firm will provide technical assistance and administrative support to the participating counties.