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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.
site was developed by The Conference Board with funding
from the U.S. Department of Education.
April 23-April 25, 2012 • Toronto, Ontario
2012: Connecting the Skilled Workforce with Workplaces
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! Contact:
Last Updated: September 9, 2011
an employer, you may be facing a widening gap between
the basic skill levels of your employees and those
needed to maintain competitiveness.
education programs are an excellent way to improve
your employees' basic skills.
education programs (WEPs) are training programs that
improve employees' basic skills.
gain a host of bottom
line and financial benefits as a result, including
increased output of products and services and higher