Gov. Beebe today announced a workforce readiness program in which potential workers could qualify for a certificate that attests to their readiness based on a test battery. A number of other states have similar programs.

Hmmm. Wonder if I’m job ready by this assessment. If mechanical aptitude counts, I’m sunk.


This program addresses some of the whispers that worker readiness could have been a factor in some recent plant siting decisions that bypassed Arkansas.