Work Ethic

Solving the Work Ethic Gap

The Center for Work Ethic Development is the nation's only institution focused on the research and advancement of work ethic. We have discovered that work ethic is a trainable set of seven behaviors that are the foundation of workplace success. Based on our landmark study with 1,500 hiring managers, our research has defined the work ethic behaviors that drive job placement, performance, and retention. By training these behaviors, employers and employees build shared accountability and turn common sense into common practice.

The Center for Work Ethic Development partners with more than 550 organizations across the globe, to give teachers, trainers, and supervisors practical tools for building work ethic. With curriculum specifically tailored for adults, youth, veterans and managers, we have solutions that meet every need. Find out more about how we are helping to solve the work ethic gap!


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 Center for Work Ethic Development News ...

This Colorado Springs Gazette article covers the appearance of our CEO, Josh Davies, as featured speaker during the 2015 State of the Workforce presentation by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Josh challenged employers to model the work ethic they want employees to have. He emphasized why work ethic behaviors are important for getting, and keeping, that job: if you have technical and academic skills, but lack work ethic, all you have is potential. You need all three to be successful. Read more...


 What people are saying.....

goodwill santa cruz Chelsea S.  3/13/2015: I really enjoyed the book and workbook, Bring Your A Game to Work.  I felt the author easily connected to any age group.  Having a positive attitude was the number one value that stuck with me.  When you are positive, it is contagious.

Salgado 3/23/2015:  The work ethics training program has taught me so much.  I got a lot of new information out of it, as well as a refreshment of the basic information that goes with the working world.  I know feel confident enough to know what to do when being interviewed and when beginning a position for a new job. I know what employers are looking for and I know how to show them that I can be of benefit to them. This training can help many more people out there, just like it’s helped me.  I strongly encourage others to go through the program.

GOODWILL CENTRAL COASTBring Your A Game Participants