ERIC Number: ED391096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Does Your Company Need a Workplace Skills Program?
Roane State Community Coll., Harriman, TN.; Pellissippi State Technical Community Coll., Knoxville, TN.
This document provides a rationale for a company to install a workplace skills program and suggestions for finding help in implementing such a program. Topics covered include the following: (1) changing literacy standards; (2) the changing work force and high performance workplaces; (3) cost of hiring new employees versus training current employees; (4) determining whether a workplace skills partnership help a company and whether a company needs a skills program; (5) benefits of a workplace skills program to the company and to the employees; (6) what the National Workplace Skills Demonstration Project can provide to a company; (7) workplace skills program options; (8) contributions a company can make to a workplace skills partnership; (9) deciding if a workplace skills program would be beneficial; (10) estimating skill gaps and company needs; and (11) the skills included in the report of the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Roane State Community Coll., Harriman, TN.; Pellissippi State Technical Community Coll., Knoxville, TN.
Note: Prepared in partnership with Roane County Textile Industries, Levi Strauss and Company, and United Garment Workers of America.