Strengthening Employers Workforce
Workforce development frequently describes itself as an employer-driven process. Nonetheless, employers regularly bemoan the gap between their skill requirements and the competencies that applicants responding to job-postings and job-orders bring.
Is the following a familiar employer’s refrain?
- Why do you keep referring applicants who don’t have the skills I require?
- Why must I guess what kind of worker someone will be?
Soft skills are central to both questions.
- Enables employers to respond to the above questions, while lowering the cost of hiring and reducing turnover;
- Better focuses workforce development on critical work-ready skills; and,
- Provides future workers with a competitive advantage.
- A cross-validation study involving the assessment of 8,000 individuals from whom 420 individuals were hired. Assessment results are compared to their supervisor's evaluation of performance, post-hiring and turnover data is provided.
- Very brief case studiess of the impact soft skills assessment makes
- Soft skills and job-matching
- Case studies that show the impact of LRI's selection and assessment technology on several organizations - from car dealers, financial institutions, manufacturing, AAA and Sprint.