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All posts by Jim Duane
The Importance of Continuing ACT’s Workplace Observation WorkKeys Assessment
We have been informed by ACT that they looking at setting up a sunset time frame for their Workplace Observation. We find it hard to believe that in this time when there is an emphasis on safety,...
- Posted November 10, 2016
WorkKeys Works – Company Growth or Expansion?
Growing or expanding a business can be a costly matter. Make sure your business plan includes all aspects of one of your most important and costly assets, your workforce.
- Posted July 10, 2014
Spreading the Word (STLCC WorkKeys Use Model)
St. Louis is on the cutting edge of developing a workable, “value added” business and education partnership with our STLCC “WorkKeys Use Model” - a way of involving companies and appropriate educational units into all aspects of...
- Posted April 9, 2014
10,000 WorkKeys Assessments in Three Years!
The WorkKeys Solution Center has completed 10,000 assessments in the last three years for training programs and the aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and service industries. We strive to be an integral part of our client’s...
- Posted February 20, 2014
WorkKeys and Talent Development Cycle Applied
Working with a local manufacturer, we will use the WorkKeys reading, locating information, and workplace observation assessment results to determine a candidate’s core foundational skills. Additionally, they can assess for “teamwork” and “managerial potential” personality traits that...
- Posted December 17, 2013
WorkKeys Works – Job Tasks and Skills – Huh?
Companies have pointed out that the WorkKeys system provides a comprehensive system to refine applicant pools, match candidates to jobs, and identify skill gaps. Besides enhancing the ability to develop and retain a high performance workforce, it...
- Posted October 25, 2013
WorkKeys Works – The Aha Moment
Workforce development professionals must address the needs of a company’s Talent Development Cycle if they want to be taken seriously. Here's how the ACT WorkKeys system fits into a company’s planning, recruitment/selection/hiring, skill development, performance/evaluation, and succession...
- Posted July 26, 2013
ACT Study: Work Readiness Standards and Benchmarks
How will we know if our talent pool is ready if we don’t adopt work readiness standards and benchmarks? Work Readiness benchmarks target skill levels that an individual should aim for in order to be considered work...
- Posted June 5, 2013
WorkKeys Works – Talent Development Cycle
How many times do we question our approach in regards to communicating to others what we do? Hopefully, if we want to keep our approach fresh, we should do this quite regularly. In Talent Development, we sometimes...
- Posted April 4, 2013
WorkKeys Works – Managing Talent Development
Our WorkKeys system is a powerful solution that includes both Foundational Skills and Soft Skills assessments, enabling assessment of the full potential of applicants and employees. The tools in this comprehensive system can be mixed and matched...
- Posted December 20, 2012