Pearson and Monster Partner to Improve Workforce Readiness and Job Placement at Private Sector and Career Colleges

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Pearson and Monster Government Solutions today announced a partnership designed to improve workforce readiness and job placement for students at private sector and career colleges. Through a new suite of products and services, the companies will provide real-time labor data and analytics solutions to help these institutions ensure their course offerings and programs match the occupations, skills, knowledge, certifications, work experience or education levels in demand by employers.

The solutions will include custom reports, research briefs and on-demand research, including aggregated and detailed real-time supply and demand data that supplement the analytics efforts of local and state governments. Private sector and career institutions will be able to request reports based on job opportunities in a given field and geographic location.  Based on the data, Pearson will work with institutions to develop curriculum or modify their existing curriculum to reflect market demand.

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