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The basic skills applicants lack

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More than 40% of employers say job applicants lack basic computer skills, but substantial numbers report even more fundamental basic skills shortfalls.

Computer skills   42%

Writing in English   31%

Speaking English   26%

Reading comprehension   17%

Mathematics   15%

Source: Society for Human Resource Management Workforce Readiness and Skills Shortage report, June 2015

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