Employers are integral to the Work Ready Community initiative as well as to obtaining the Work Ready Community designation. If you are an employer, your show of support is needed to achieve the designation. Employers can show their support simply by completing an Employer Support Form
A smart effort to boost job skills and get more people into the workforce is moving forward in the Omaha area. The initiative promotes the National Career Readiness Certificate, which helps potential employers see job seekers’ proficiency in math, reading and other topics.
This week the House approved legislation to give students a more direct path to the workforce. I used to be a school teacher and I had many students over the years that really didn't like school, but they loved to work with their hands on the job.This bill would provide students with the option to obtain an ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
Boone, Cooper and Cedar counties have become the latest Missouri counties to earn Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) status. CWRC is an American College Testing (ACT) designation program that recognizes successful efforts by community, education and business leaders to strengthen workforce training and development.....
: The Beaufort County School District’s adult education program has been awarded $822,000 in performance-based funding, tied to its success with helping students earn diplomas or WorkKeys certificates last year. The program also earned two statewide honors for generating the most WorkKeys certificates in 2015-16, with 511 being awarded to students,
The Mesa County Workforce Center has been certified as the very first Work Ready Community in the state of Colorado. Officials at the Workforce Center say they started working towards this goal about a year ago. Officials say that being a Workforce Ready Community means showing local employers what Mesa County's skilled work force looks like.
A program for job seekers meant to show potential employers that applicants have the skills to do the job got the thumbs-up Thursday from local employers and officials….The initiative is a program intended to help job seekers earn the nationally recognized ACT National Career Readiness Certificate….
90 percent of the 2016 junior class earned a National Career Readiness Certificate based on WorkKeys testing, according to district figures.
Chad Steinmetz was a little taken aback by how challenging he found the math portion of the state’s ACT WorkKeys assessment required for junior high school students. To become more familiar with the exam, the math-teacher-turned-principal of Bloomer High School took the sample test as part of the first-ever WorkKeys conference held at Chippewa Vall
AA Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — Right now, South Carolina is ahead of the curve when it comes to helping people find jobs. It's all thanks, in part, to a combination of Work Ready community and a work keys program.