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Craighead County

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

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Aug 2018

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50%

of maintaining goals completed

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Craighead County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 229 52 127 44 6
College 187 14 107 61 5
Current Private 712 107 410 169 26
Public 499 86 318 90 5
Transitioning Adult Education 8 + 5 + 0
Unemployed 1890 338 1186 330 36
Recent Veteran 4 0 4 0 0
Workforce category not identified 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 3529 598 2157 696 78

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

  • Arkansas Economic Development Commission
  • U-Save Car & Truck Rental
  • Faultline
  • Cavenaugh Ford Lincoln LLC
  • Cavenaugh Kia
  • CAVENAUGH HYUNDAI
  • Arkansas Center for Independence
  • Craighead Electric Cooperative
    Corporation
  • American Silica
  • Camfil APC
  • Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
  • Westside Elementary School
  • Valley View High School
  • University Heights Elementary School
  • Master Group
  • Kenney Manufacturing Co
  • Hedger Brothers Concrete Production
  • Atlas Asphalt Inc
  • Art Advertising
  • Windmill Rice Co LLC
  • Spirit Fitness
  • Nice-Pak Products
  • Jonesboro Manufacturing Company
  • Best Manufacturing Inc
  • Trinity Lighting Inc
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  • Arkansas Economic Development
    Commission
  • U-Save Car & Truck Rental
  • Faultline
  • Cavenaugh Ford Lincoln LLC
  • Cavenaugh Kia
  • CAVENAUGH HYUNDAI
  • Arkansas Center for
    Independence
  • Craighead Electric Cooperative
    Corporation
  • American Silica
  • Camfil APC
  • Food Bank of Northeast
    Arkansas
  • Westside Elementary School
  • Valley View High School
  • University Heights Elementary
    School
  • Master Group
  • Kenney Manufacturing Co
  • Hedger Brothers Concrete
    Production
  • Atlas Asphalt Inc
  • Art Advertising
  • Windmill Rice Co LLC
  • Spirit Fitness
  • Nice-Pak Products
  • Jonesboro Manufacturing
    Company
  • Best Manufacturing Inc
  • Trinity Lighting Inc
  • Sodexo
  • Mid=South Health Systems
  • Farm Credit Midsouth
  • Circle N Market #1100
  • Delta Center For Economic
    Development
  • FMH Conveyers
  • Nestle
  • Unilever
  • East Arkansas Planning &
    Development District
  • AID Temporary Services Inc
  • Wise Staffing
  • Flash Staffing
  • Employee Solutions
  • Advance Services Inc.
  • Bay School District
  • Productive Staffing
  • Colson Monette
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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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