Conference Board, The. (2006). Are they really ready to work? Employers’ perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce. Retrieved from http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/FINAL_REPORT_PDF09-29-06.pdf.
The report provides a look at employers’ views on workforce readiness and important skills that can be applied to real-world contexts. It provides a snapshot on how employers look at the skillsets of workers. This is relevant to the initiatives that are emerging with digital badges to promote workforce readiness.