Craighead County

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

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Aug 2018

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60%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 60% of maintaining goals completed for the county

Craighead County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 227 50 127 44 6
College 187 14 107 61 5
Current Private 701 104 408 166 23
Public 496 84 317 90 5
Transitioning Adult Education 8 + 5 + 0
Unemployed 1881 332 1184 330 35
Recent Veteran 4 0 4 0 0
Workforce category not identified 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 3504 585 2152 693 74

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 Craighead County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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  • Colson Caster Corporation
  • Northeast Arkansas Career &
    Technical Center
  • TrinityRail Maintenance
    Services
  • People Source
  • Manpower
  • Post Consumer Brands
  • Aspen Transportation
  • Express Employment
    Professionals
  • Alexander's Machine Shop
  • Staffmark
  • Optus Inc.
  • Jonesboro Public Library
  • Southworth
  • Valley View Public Schools
  • Nettleton High School
  • Nettleton Public School
    District
  • Westside Consolidated School
    District
  • Jonesboro High School
  • Westside Consolidated High
    School
  • Paragould Light Water & Cable
  • Anchor Packaging -
    Distribution Center
  • Anchor Packaging - Jonesboro
  • Anchor Packaging - Marmaduke
  • Anchor Packaging - Paragould
  • AR Dept. of Workforce Services
  • Paragould High School
  • Lake City
  • American Railcar Industries
    Inc.
  • American Railcar Industries
    Inc. Marmaduke
  • Lawrence Memorial Hosptial
  • Town of Cash
  • The City of Caraway
  • City of Brookland
  • Town of Black Oak
  • Craighead County
  • Cavenaugh Ford Lincoln
  • Car Today
  • Jonesboro School District
  • City of Jonesboro
  • Arkansas Glass Container
    Corporation
  • Jonesboro Regional Chamber of
    Commerce
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