Corporate Services

Job Profiling

Adult Basic Education

Adult Education offers noncredit instruction to students in the Omaha metro area who are seeking to increase their basic skill level, earn a GED or increase their literacy as a non-English speaker.

·     GED - Adult Education/General Education Development offers noncredit instruction in basic skills and GED preparation. In addition, the department offers GED testing services.
·     Noncredit English as a Second Language - Adult Education/noncredit ESL is intended for literacy level non-English speaking students. The classes focus on survival and basic English skills.
 
Job Skills Alignment-
Skill shortages are an expensive, time-wasting barrier to effective hiring and training for employers. How can employers determine which individuals are the best fit for highly skilled positions, or which workers are the top candidates to receive job-specific training?
 
Employers can identify skills and skill levels current and prospective employees need in order to be successful on the job.
Individuals can compare their skill levels to those needed for jobs.
 
Trainers and trainees can make appropriate decisions about jobs, identify strengths, and set training goals.
 
This ACT method links job tasks with ACT WorkKeys assessments to pinpoint benchmarks for hiring, recruiting, advancement, and training.  The system takes a focus-group approach, using input from employees to ensure customized job analysis.
 
Benefits of a Job Skills Alignment
It brings the specifics of a job into focus. It provides users with:
·     A detailed, customized task list—this is the first step in developing a comprehensive job description, training materials, performance appraisal instruments, and other human resources tools.
·    A personalized content validity report—your report contains detailed rationale linking job tasks to ACT WorkKeys skill levels.
·    Useful information for hiring, promotion, and training—Job profiling establishes content validity for the ACT WorkKeys assessments, so you can feel confident using them to make selection, advancement, and training decisions.
·    Employee support—Employees actively participate in the job profiling process, increasing the likelihood for buy-in and goodwill.