WorkKeys is a program that measures “real-world” skills by testing potential employees. The program aims to help educators by identifying gaps between student skills and employment needs and markets itself as a key
would cost no more than $30,000 to get WorkKeys off the ground. The main start-up costs are linked to software installation and obtaining the proper license to use the WorkKeys application.
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WorkKeys is a proprietary product of ACT, a non-profit corporation known for its college testing services. For more information on WorkKeys go to: http://www.act.org/workkeys/index.html This program is available to students at McHenry County College and Elgin Community College.