Local managers: on-the-job training needed to improve workforce-BusINess

Posted February 12, 2012

Job profiling and having applicants take skills exams such as WorkKeys can help reduce turnover by 30 to 60 percent, said Keith Hamilton, an Anderson, Ind.-based regional corporate college program manager for Ivy Tech Community College. Through these processes, he said, new hires are less likely to get frustrated and quit or be fired because of poor performance.