As a business, you need employees you can count on. PTS prepares young people with the skills you are looking for but likely struggle to find: responsibility, critical thinking, teamwork, and more. Tailored to your needs and internationally proven, PTS can help you address the challenges your business faces in hiring and maintaining a reliable, driven workforce, including:
Closing the Skills Gap
Preparing for the future of work
Improving employee retention and promotion
In a 2015 U.S. study of employers and recent graduates, employers rated recent graduates an average of 30 percentage points lower than students rated themselves across all 9 work readiness skill areas.
A 2018 study from McKinsey reveals workers will be spending 24% more working hours using soft skills in 2030 as compared to 2016.
[Thumeka] has a clear goal in where she’s going. The way she presents herself, the way she speaks in the interviews, it’s just something different compared to other learners. Thumeka communicates well and displays a mature work ethic. She is also able to set goals and prioritize very effectively … Those are the employees you are looking for in a business. They’re very rare.supervisor of a PTS graduate and motor mechanic apprentice, Imperial Technical Training Academy and Hyundai Motors, South Africa
Why Life Skills Matter on Kenya’s Construction Sites
[Passport to Success] lessons helped me a lot with my job at McDonald’s. My first day, it was really busy. People were shouting at me, but I thought, ‘I’ve got this.’ I’m not going to lie—customers can be stressed, angry, and mean sometimes. But I’m patient—I’ve learned to be patient, to listen to them, to talk to them respectfully. Sometimes, I can even brighten someone’s day.PTS graduate,
Chicago, United States