CentreREADY™ is a collaborative worker certification initiative designed to build a better local workforce; one that best matches Centre County employers with employees who possess the desired core skills and competencies.
An outgrowth of the CBICC’s Business and Industry Partnership Committee, CentreREADY™ recognizes that business success and growth depend on employers’ access to a quality workforce.
Individuals that earn the CentreREADY™ designation have learned about and demonstrated an understanding of the essential 21st century workforce skills that local employers find most essential in their employees. The CentreREADY™ seal of approval from the CBICC and its educational and community partners indicates that these prospective employees have achieved a desired level of proficiency in six core attributes: work ethic; tactfulness/manners; team work; communication; critical thinking/problem solving; understanding supervision/world of work.
A signed CentreREADY™ Memorandum of Agreement between the CBICC and its educational partners formalized the initiative. The MOA outlines implementation procedures and expectations for this durable workforce preparedness initiative.
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