ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned

Total: 137,998









Job Profiles Completed 86

Employers Supporting 408

Engaged January 2019

ACT WorkKeys NCRC Data:
01-01-2006 - 06-30-2024

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About Iowa Work Ready Communities

ACT Work Ready Communities (WRC) empowers communities and states with process, data and tools deployed in a common workforce development framework to drive economic growth by certifying communities as "work ready" when established goals are attained.

Think of it as a docking station where all participants plug into the common community-level ACT Work Ready Community criteria as part of establishing community goals.

The common criteria are based upon the ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC) and business engagement to create a community-based workforce development process that links, aligns and matches the community's workforce development efforts to the needs of business and industry. The goal is for all participating communities to achieve certified work ready status.

ACT is leading this national effort with a two-session Boot Camp within a 3-month window to help participants share best practices, customize the national implementation framework or their own needs and build career pathways aligned to growth industries.

More on how to engage

408 Iowa employers recognize the ACT WorkKeys NCRC in support of Iowa communities’ goals

  • Council Bluffs Work Staffing
  • City of Sergeant Bluff
  • Godfather's Pizza
  • ISS Facility Services
  • L&L Distributing Co
  • Missouri Valley Steel
  • Opportunities Unlimited Sunris
  • Panefully Clear Window Service
  • Professional Pool & Spa
  • Sioux City Night Patrol
View All 408 Iowa businesses supporting ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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