• Our skills validation efforts have allowed us to create a skills marketplace where employers can raise their compensation offers to attract the competency levels they require, which has led to a 15% increase in average starting salaries for WAVERs.

Strengthen the agency of job seekers to improve their competitiveness in the jobs marketplace

Given that the least competitive job seekers are those with lower skill levels who live further away from the jobs and still have high salary expectations, we want to test whether sharing this data will

 WAVE will nudge them to target their learning towards closing the most critical skills gaps for their desired roles.