Author: Robert P. Brady, EdD
Employers want to hire individuals who are work ready. Yet, according to surveys, employers often report that applicants and new hires are not work ready.
Identifying areas of concern is often the first step in helping an individual become work ready. The Work Readiness Inventory (WRI) helps individuals recognize and address the demands of the workplace by identifying their readiness concerns or areas of weakness.
This 36-item self-report identifies levels of concern in six areas crucial to work readiness:
In a survey of 518 individuals who completed this assessment online:
Select the format that works best for your clients' or students' needs. The print version is ideal for in-person meetings and workshops and can be a helpful reference tool during one-on-one discussions.
The online version offers automated scoring and allows individuals to complete the assessment at home at their convenience. Results are immediately saved and provided to administrators. This option is ideal for serving or advising individuals who are unable to meet face-to-face.
Interested in using this assessment in your program or curriculum? Contact your JIST account manager for more information.