Do Your Workers Need Literacy Training?
- Trends in workplace learning: Supply and demand in interesting times. Bassi, Laurie; Cheney, Scott; Lewis, Eleesha // Training & Development;Nov98, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p51
Discusses two developments in the marketplace for workplace learning. Demand for workplace learning and performance improvement; Knowledge management; Supply of workplace learning; Four key developments in learning technologies. INSETS: The implications of knowledge management;Leadership at...
- The ABCs of Workplace Literacy. Hays, Scott // Workforce (10928332);Apr99, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p70
Focuses on the benefits of employee literacy. Information on the Phoenix Literacy Program; How the American Association for Career Education in California defines literacy; Benefits of enhanced employee skills.
- Companies and individuals benefit from workplace training. // Employee Benefit News;10/01/99, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p52
Presents the findings of a study on the impact of workplace training and education programs on employees in the United States (US). Benefits to employers and employees; Overview of the inadequacy of basic skills among the US workforce.
- Fred J. Abbate discusses the New Jersey Employer Council... // Business News New Jersey;03/09/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p11
Interviews Fred J. Abbate, chairman of the New Jersey Employers Council (NJEC), about the resources and trainings required to meet employment needs. Primary responsibilities of the council; Priorities of the council; View of Abbate on how the state and employers can work together in dealing...
- Implications of the digital revolution. // Training & Development;Nov98, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p72
Describes how the digital revolution is changing work and learning. Importance of retraining; Tools to solve the skills gap provided by the digital revolution; Need of practitioners of workplace learning to retool themselves.
- Basic Skills Training 101. Hays, Scott // Workforce (10928332);Apr99, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p76
Discusses the requirements for a successful literacy program. Job analysis and skills assessment; Ways to keep the training costs low; Key points to consider when developing a workplace literacy training program.
- Workers learn to walk so they can run. Frazee, Valerie // Personnel Journal;May96, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p115
Reports on the training program adopted by the Bellwood plant of Borg-Warner Automotive Inc. to help workers upgrade their basic workplace literacy skills. Borg-Warner's transition from a hierarchical structure to a lean manufacturing system; Options considered by the Bellwood plant; Pilot...
- Skill standards. Fitting, Beth // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;12/08/97, Vol. 11 Issue 25, p21
Reports that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) New York regional office sponsored a Skills Standards Seminar in Newark, New Jersey. Purpose of the program; Details on the program which is being jointly administered by the DOL and the U.S. Education Department; Goals of the workforce programs;...
- The literacies of youth workers and youth workplaces. Tannock, Stuart // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct2001, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p140
Focuses on the literacies of youth workers in workplaces in the U.S. Background on young workers; Proliferation of text in the youth workplace; Employee participation programs that influence youth literacy.