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40% of workers don't have the basic skills to do their jobs, Canada West Foundation says
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1 June 2015
On 1 June 2015 The Canadian Press at CBC News reported:
A new report says missing job skills in industries from retail to engineering are hurting Canada's productivity. The study by the Canada West Foundation says 40 per cent of employees could perform better if they improved on basic skills like math, reading, and writing. The skills being discussed are not advanced -- they're not necessarily highly technical in nature, nor are there individually rare in many people. But collectively, many workers are held back by their lack of things like basic computer skills, numeracy, language skills, and the ability to work with others. It says roughly half of people who didn't finish high school are missing such essential skills, while 30 per cent of university graduates are also lacking skills needed for their jobs. The report also says immigrants have skills shortages of between 10 to 16 per cent higher.
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