What is WorkKeys &
What is the BENEFIT to EMPLOYERS?
WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system in the nation, measuring "real world" foundational skills that are
critical to job success. These skills are valuable for any occupation – skilled or professional – and at any
level of education. Employers use the system to determine hiring qualifications and training needs. WorkKeys
measures work skills in Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, Applied Technology,
Writing, Listening, Teamwork and Observation. These skills are needed at some level in almost every job,
occupation or career in today's economy.
Career Readiness Certificates
Certify your Worker Skills with a NEW CREDENTIAL, The Career Readiness Certificates (CRC)!
The portable credential – powered by WorkKeys – verifies to employers
anywhere in the United States that an individual has essential core employability skills
in Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics and Locating Information.
The CRC provides EMPLOYERS and JOB CANDIDATES with a measurement tool for
ASSESSING WORKFORCE SKILLS to match the RIGHT PEOPLE in the
There is great concern in the private sector about the gap that exists between the skills required in today's
workplace and those exhibited by potential and incumbent employees. Businesses have trouble finding and hiring
people who have basic employable skills and who are therefore trainable for specific jobs. The Career Readiness
Certificate is a portable skills credential, assuring employers that a job applicant actually has the basic
skills they seek.
Call on the CVCC Workforce Solutions Team to show you how WorkKeys and CRC'S can HELP your company
with FUTURE recruitment, training and development programs!