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Employment Readiness Scale™ (ERS) Inc

Leverage the power of the ERS, an on line assessment, action plan and tracking tool by communicating
clear objectives that helps clients get ready for employment.

Let ERS’s easy-to-use planning tool and tracking keep clients on track so you don’t have to.



Staff Benefits

  • Identifying clients status on key soft skills that are difficult to determine in an initial interview.
  • Documenting types of assistance needed and recommending appropriate program intervention.
  • Coaching clients about components of employment readiness.
  • Strengthening clients commitment to action.
  • Verifying clients progress towards employment readiness.

Clients' Benefits

  • The ERS gives them a chance to say what is going on for them.
  • They learn what it takes to succeed.
  • Action planning is based on their input.
  • They get a road map for work life success.
  • They can see how much progress they are making, which helps them stay motivated.

Agencies we serve

Sample Assessment

The Scale itself is composed of 45 questions to be rated on a 5-point scale and 30 questions to be answered True/False. The actual Scale is taken in temporary memory and only the factor scores are saved in order to preserve client confidentiality. The following are sample questions. They are provided to give you a feel for the content and functionality of the ERS.
Click here to get started by answering the sample questions.


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ERS Articles


  1. A Moving Target
  2. Addressing Client Needs
  3. Addressing Soft Skills
  4. Building Employment Readiness
  5. Coaching Clients, Working Smarter
  6. Coaching Learners for Work Transitions
  7. Defining and Measuring Employment Readiness
  8. Ensuring Effective Employment Services
  9. ERS and At-Risk Youth
  10. ERS and Employment Service Providers
  11. ERS Background
  12. ERS Business Case-agencies
  13. ERS Business Case-Sponsors
  14. ERS Case Managers
  15. ERS Definitions and Factors
  16. ERS_Research Results_cdn
  17. ERS Strategic Planning-Evaluation
  18. ERS Support for Education-to-Work Transitions
  19. ERS Types of Sponsor Licenses
  20. First Do No Harm
  21. Helping Youth Achieve Employment Readiness Measuring Our Success
  22. Maximizing Employment Readiness
  23. Measuring and Evaluating Performance
  24. Measuring Employment Readiness- English
  25. Measuring Employment Readiness
  26. Ongoing Career Management
  27. Resilience and Work-Life Success
  28. Strategies & Tips for Leading Excellent Team Meetings
  29. Targeting Employment Services USA
  30. Weaving Soft Skills-bc-2014
  31. Weaving Soft Skills-Canada-2014
  32. Weaving Soft Skills-USA-2014

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