Workplace Literacy

Effective communication in the workplace is essential for businesses to grow and thrive. When employees lack advanced reading, writing, and speaking skills, it can negatively impact a company’s bottom line. Our customized workplace training programs are designed to improve communication, enhance workplace safety and teamwork, and reduce employee turnover. Workplace literacy courses are individually tailored to meet the needs of area businesses and are conducted on-site at a time that is convenient to you.
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Employer Testimonial

“Reading Connections classes provide an opportunity for employees to improve communication skills, and their confidence in using those skills to effectively communicate with co-workers and in personal community interaction.”

–Laura Hutchison, HR/administrative Manager at Horizon Tool

Class Design

We offer classes for both native and non-native English speakers. Class design begins with an assessment of employee skills and learning needs. Curriculum is created to improve your employees’ ability to communicate and perform specific tasks in your particular workplace. Learning materials include our own curriculum along with materials that employees encounter in their specific workplace. In our classes, employees improve the skills needed to perform their current job functions and learn new skills that allow them to progress within the company.

Student Testimonial

“The classes are good for me because we are learning little by little for our work and daily life.”

–Sylvia, student

Benefits to the Employer and Employee

The immediate effects of our program include increased ability to communicate effectively with others in both life and work. Increased literacy skills result in fewer miscommunications and a stronger capacity to follow through accurately with assigned tasks.

Long term effects include:

  • Improved morale and confidence in employee investment
  • A boost in equity in the workplace
  • A developed sense of cross-cultural and community engagement
  • Increased engagement and self-confidence in the workplace

 

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