Essential Skills in the Workplace: What's in it for you? (2011)

This brief document, prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), is designed to make employers aware of how investing in Essential Skills can help improve productivity, employee retention, and workplace morale.

The authors point out that integrating Essential Skills into job advertisements and interview questions can help ensure that newly hired employees are ready to do the job. Assessing the Essential Skills of current employees can help identify workers to fill current and future gaps within the organization.

They note that HRSDC offers free, customizable tools for understanding, assessing, and improving Essential Skills in the workplace. For more information, go to http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/essentialskills.

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978-1-100-18142-4
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2012-11-21
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Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). Essential Skills in the Workplace: What's in it for you? 2011. Web. 7 Mar. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/hrsdc/es_workplace/es_workplace.pdf>
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) (2011). Essential Skills in the Workplace: What's in it for you?. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/hrsdc/es_workplace/es_workplace.pdf
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