TITLE

Basic Skills Training 101

AUTHOR(S)
Hays, Scott
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Apr99, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1756987

 

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