Jones County

Jones County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Dec 31, 2021

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Oct 2019

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80%

of maintaining goals completed

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Jones County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 436 190 157 65 24
College 630 191 223 140 76
Current Private 769 222 339 147 61
Public 344 106 162 57 19
Transitioning Adult Education 68 34 29 4 +
Unemployed 966 363 472 109 22
Recent Veteran + 0 + + 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 + 0
Totals 3218 1108 1383 524 203

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same ACT WorkKeys NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents ACT WorkKeys NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All ACT WorkKeys NCRC data is updated monthly.

+ Value less than 4

Employers in Jones County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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  • Solar Group Inc.
  • Central Creativity
  • Jones College
  • Pearl River Valley Opportunity
    Inc.
  • Mike Rozier Construction Co.
    Inc.
  • HMP Management Corp.
  • At Home Care Inc.
  • The Knight Butcher
  • Rapad Drilling & Well Services
    Inc
  • Burroughs Diesel Inc
  • Petroharvester Operating Co.
    LLC
  • Rockall Energy LLC
  • Bush Construction Company
  • Chas. N. Clark Associates, Ltd
  • Hol-Mac Corp.
  • Dunn Road Builders
  • Ability Works of Laurel
  • Ken Keyes Contractor
  • B Clean Environmental
  • Blendex Corporation
  • BCT
  • B Clean LLC
  • Southern Properties of MS LLC
  • B Equipment Company
  • H & H Welding & Fabrication
  • Coburn's of Laurel
  • Robine & Welch Machine & Tool
  • R & W Hydraulic Inc
  • Laurel Airport Authority
  • Hall's Welding Services
  • Buckhaults Sawmill & Pallets
  • City of Ellisville
  • Norton Hill Farms
  • Rocky Creek Collision LLC
  • Mississippi Department of
    Employment Security
  • Richard Plastics Co
  • Mississippi Power
  • Hill's In-House Jewelers LLC
  • West Quality Food Service Inc.
  • Laurel School District
  • BancorpSouth Bank
  • Jones County Board-Supervisors
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  • Harper Transfer & Storage Inc.
  • Southern Eye Center
  • Burton Computer Resources Inc
  • Jones County School District
  • Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional
    Airport
  • First A National Banking
    Association
  • PG Technologies
  • Chancellor Inc
  • Spartan Mosquito
  • Jacob's Ladder Construction
  • City of Laurel
  • Taylor Construction Company
  • Kim's Automotive
  • Blakeney Communication
  • Howard Industries Inc
  • DJ Transit Inc.
  • Brian Ginn - State Farm
    Insurance Agent
  • Bar 3 Range
  • Community Bank
  • First State Bank
  • Dixie Electric Power
    Association
  • First Choice PLLC Realtors
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • Hellfighters Motorcycle Shop
  • The First Bank
  • Thomas Pharmacy Gardiner
    Center And Pine Tree Village
  • Walmart Supercenter
  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • South Central Regional Medical
    Center
  • Pinebelt Tennis
  • Tullos Insurance Agency
  • Jones County Junior College
  • Cooperative Energy
  • Hunt Southland Refining Co
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  • Laurel Machine & Foundry Co
  • Laurel Housing Authority
  • Thermo-Kool/Mid-South Ind Inc
  • Magnolia State Bank Central
    Avenue Laurel MS USA
  • Mississippi Power
  • Economic Development Authority
    of Jones County
  • Mississippi Department of
    Human Services
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