Work and Training
Through innovative research and the application of evidence-based practices, we support the development of high-performance individuals, teams, and organizations.
Our work encompasses the entire employment life cycle: workforce preparedness, recruitment, selection, performance management, training, retention, and more.
We provide the public, government, and private sector with unique insight and solutions.
Our experts apply research-based principles in developing the knowledge, tools, systems, and programs required for maximizing human and organizational potential in the 21st century.
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AIR developed “Tapping the Potential,” a series of infographics illustrating the need for further literacy, numeracy and skills training among adults in America, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE). This series is part of broader work AIR is developing with OVAE to interpret findings from the Program for Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) survey. Read More >
One in five members of the workforce in America has some form of disability. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual campaign since 1945 that educates about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America's workers with disabilities. Read More >
As ambulatory surgery becomes a more common alternative to inpatient hospitalization, In August 2010, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality commissioned AIR and its partners at Virginia Tech to conduct a proactive risk assessment of surgical site infections (SSIs) within the ambulatory surgery setting. The study presents recommendations for interventions aimed at reducing the risk of SSIs. Read More >
AIR and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) have created a new examination for assessing the human resource (HR) knowledge of graduating college students seeking HR careers. Read More >