On-the-Job Training

Skills development is important for career longevity, especially when the overall economy suffers.

On-the-job training can be delivered in many different ways, from formal classroom settings to informal job shadowing.

Upjohn research has examined workplace literacy programs and publicly financed on-the-job training.  Our work sheds light on the extent of the need for such training, its effectiveness for workers, and the costs and benefits to employers.

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Net Impact and Benefit-Cost Estimates of the Workforce Development System in Washington State