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Document Number: 10813

Condition of Work Readiness in the United States - Part of a series that looks at defining, measuring, and interpreting gaps in skills needed for various jobs, this report examines levels of work readiness for various subgroups using three foundational skills: reading for information, applied mathematics and locating information. Among other observations, the author found that a higher level of education does always guarantee work readiness.For example, in the high education group the most apparent gaps were in locating information. Tables provide information on fastest-growing occupations, occupations with the most openings and highest paying occupations. (Mary LeFebvre, ACT, June 2013)...

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