Meaning of work-ready in English:



  • (especially of a young person) having the skills necessary for employment.

    ‘our graduates are fully work-ready’
    ‘the courses don't deliver work-ready candidates’
    • ‘They said the centres will produce work-ready graduates to increase Australia's cybersecurity workforce.’
    • ‘The aviation program does an excellent job of preparing students to be work-ready when they graduate.’
    • ‘Our institute has provided the country with highly skilled and work-ready engineers and tradespeople across a wide range of disciplines for many years.’
    • ‘Employers are looking for a skilled and work-ready workforce.’
    • ‘The college and council say the centre will produce work-ready youngsters, trained in exactly the high-tech skills local employers are crying out for.’
    • ‘ Expanding the program's reach to more of our colleges gives us the opportunity to train and educate additional work-ready employees for North Carolina's in-demand jobs.’
    • ‘In addition to producing work-ready graduates for the job market, higher education institutions also play a pivotal role in conducting research and incubating scientific and technological innovations.’
    • ‘Businesses can find, train and hire work-ready, motivated young adults with atypical resumes.’
    • ‘In a few months, another batch of work-ready technicians will enter the job market a lot better equipped to begin serious work on the day they start on the job.’
    • ‘These promising gains demonstrate that we are on the right track toward ensuring that all students will be college- and work-ready.’