2020 Assessment Technology For use in entry-level and middle-skill IT jobs and training programs, including apprenticeships. Sections How We Select Companies Our Support Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email The world of work is rapidly evolving. New education and training models are needed to prepare students and workers for the jobs and careers of the future, and to support the talent needs of business today.At JFFLabs, we scan markets to identify promising technology solutions that are poised to generate significant social impact and are aligned to important topics such as assessments. For this market scan, we partnered with Salesforce.org to search the assessments marketplace and organize solutions around social impact.About the Market ScanWhat we include: An examination of the assessments market, including a map of companies that represent a range of solutions we see in the market today. We present impact opportunities, technology trends, market dynamics, and impact investment insights.Who we feature: 80 companies organized and mapped to our impact priorities, and deep dives on 12 innovators to watch. These companies are creating significant business that is aligned to social impact, developing potentially transformative innovations, or being led by inspiring founders and teams. View the Full Scan Read Moreright How We Select Companies At JFFLabs we create social impact for workers, learners, business, and traditional systems. We partner with companies with established products, market fit, and the ability to deliver meaningful social impact in tandem with the growth of their business. Our impact priorities include:Good jobs and careersEducation and trainingEquity and inclusivenessAdvancement and economic security Today’s advances in assessment technology help us create accurate, affordable, and efficient systems to evaluate talent based on what they know and what they can do, as opposed to relying on inaccurate signals, such as a degree, pedigree, or social and professional network connections.We have greater opportunities than ever to leverage assessments in education and training programs—from higher education to apprenticeship to corporate training programs. Moreover, we can use assessments to create diverse teams and to achieve superior performance, productivity, and engagement.Through this scan, we see that assessments will become an even more important tool in the identification, selection, training, and education of individuals across the globe. Our Support View the Full Scan Read Moreright One of my favorite things about JFF is that they are constantly seeking out and supporting innovations in the workforce development space. Ebony Beckwith, EVP & Chief Philanthropy Officer JFFLabs Assessments Impact Accelerator JFFLabs works with entrepreneurs and growth-stage companies to accelerate and scale technology-based workforce and educational innovations. Impact Story JFFLabs Design Invest Scale Influence JFFLabs is the Jobs for the Future (JFF) innovation arm—we catalyze new ways to achieve our mission at JFF and with our partners. Impact Story Entrepreneur Incubation Design Scale Influence JFFLabs works with mission-aligned entrepreneurs and companies to incubate new models and technology-based solutions.