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A free site containing workplace basic skills information, tools and advice for employers who want to raise their employees' skill levels.

This site was developed by The Conference Board with funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

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April 23-April 25, 2012 • Toronto, Ontario
Workforce One-Stop 2012: Connecting the Skilled Workforce with Workplaces and Marketplaces:
will showcase the latest on finding and developing skilled workers for employers and their workforce development partners. Walk away with ideas, connections, research, tools and strategies to help do your job better and to help the workforces you work with. Connect with new partners and clients—everyone you want to meet will be there!

Last Updated:  September 9, 2011

As an employer, you may be facing a widening gap between the basic skill levels of your employees and those needed to maintain competitiveness.

Workplace education programs are an excellent way to improve your employees' basic skills.

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Workplace education programs (WEPs) are training programs that improve employees'  basic skills.

Employers gain a host of bottom line and financial benefits as a result, including increased output of products and services and higher profits.

  • Do you want to improve workplace basic skills but don't know where to start?

  • Could your employees improve their workplace basic skills?

  • Are you unsure of what the best solution is for your organization and employees?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this site has some of the answers you are looking for.  It will provide information on what workplace basic skills are and how your employees can improve theirs.    

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Last updated: September 9, 2011.