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Reuters New Report Shows Employers Struggle With Ill-Prepared Workforce, as White House Highlights. .. Press Release Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:53am EDT New Report Shows Employers Struggle With Ill-Prepared Workforce, as White House Highlights Future of Workforce Skills WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration shines a light on the training and skills workers will need for the jobs of tomorrow, a new report shows that U.S. employers continue to struggle with an ill-prepared workforce, finding new hires lack crucial basic and applied skills. For the most part, employer-sponsored readiness training is not successfully correcting these deficiencies, according to the report, The Ill-Prepared U.S. Workforce: Exploring the Challenges of Employer-Provided Workforce Readiness Training, produced by Corporate Voices for Working Families, the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), The Conference Board, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). "The results of this study demonstrate how critical it is for companies to be more strategic and focused on efforts such as providing internships and working in partnership with community colleges on workforce readiness initiatives to prepare new entrants before they enter the workplace," says Donna Klein, Executive Chair, Corporate
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