The Ill-Prepared US Workforce
The widening skills gap among new entrants to the workforce makes
it clear that everyone involved in employment, education, and the
public workforce system must collaborate to effectively prepare
workers to be successful on the job. The Ill-Prepared U.S.
Workforce: Exploring the Challenges of Employer-Provided Workforce
Readiness Training, a new report produced by four leading
advocate groups in workforce development: Corporate Voices for
Working Families, the American Society for Training &
Development (ASTD), The Conference Board, and the Society for Human
Resource Management (SHRM), addresses the deficiencies in workforce
readiness and how Americas employment and education infrastructure
can tackle this vital issue.