Ouachita Parish

Ouachita Parish is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Apr 30, 2019

Goals updated only for participating parishes

100%

of goals attained

Pending certification. Additional state criteria may be required.
Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 2050 3006
Current 207 294
Transitioning 935 1002
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 120 121

Ouachita Parish

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 2704 823 1567 266 48
College 302 47 183 61 11
Current Private 140 28 75 26 11
Public 154 43 93 17 +
Transitioning Adult Education 32 8 24 0 0
Unemployed 963 331 544 78 10
Recent Veteran 7 + + + +
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0
Totals 4304 1283 2489 450 82

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.

Employers in Ouachita Parish recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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  • Bayou Desiard Country Club
  • InterMountain Management
  • Bocks Board Packaging Inc
  • Bayou State Packaging
  • Neighbors LLC
  • Smith Blind & Awning
  • Magic Grill Ii
  • Monroe Athletic Club
  • El Chile Verde Mexican
    Restaurant
  • Doe's Eat Place Of Monroe
  • King of Hearts Tuxedos
  • Monroe Spring & Brake Inc
  • Washington Wine & Spirits
  • Trinity Site Work and Land
    Development LLC
  • Hanco Properties. LLC
  • The Muffin Tin
  • Lefebvre Veterinary Medical
    Center
  • The Kennedy Agency
  • Broussard Cataract & Eye
    Institute
  • Chennault Aviation & Military
    Museum
  • Waterfront Grill
  • FKJ Art Gallery
  • Plymouth Tube Co
  • Nova
  • John Rea Realty
  • LAC Claims
  • Arthur J. Gallagher Risk
    Management Services Inc
  • Flying Tiger Brewery
  • Warehouse No 1 Restaurant
  • Bancroft Bag Inc
  • Massey's Meat Market
  • E. H. Baker Phd. MP
  • Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Chemworks
  • Home Hardware Center
  • The Northeast Louisiana
    Children's Museum
  • Now Save Tiger Market
  • Atlas Insurance Group
  • E. Orum Young Law LLC
  • Sleepy Hollow Furniture &
    Mattress
  • Friendly Finance
  • Parish Restaurant & Bar
  • Cameron Hines & Company
  • Ryan Chevrolet
  • Ryan Honda
  • 2Dudes Brew & Que
  • United Way of Northeast
    Louisiana
  • Jeffco Auto Trim & Glass Co
  • H Mickel Sports
  • Monroe Travel Services Inc
  • Lakeshore Brewing Company
  • River Port
  • Something Borrowed
  • All Saints Anglican Church
  • The Digital People
  • The Radio People
  • The Paper Market
  • Fiesta Nutrition Center
  • Daniel Printing Co
  • Acme Glass & Mirror Co Inc
  • West Monroe-West Ouachita
    Chamber of Commerce
  • Judy Moore & Company at Keller
    Williams Realty
  • Wingate by Wyndham West Monroe
  • People United of La LLC
  • Scott's Catfish & Seafood
  • Phone Fix Pros
  • River Outfitters II
  • Happy Days Car Wash & Lube
    Center
  • Creating New Horizons Inc
  • First Baptist Church
  • First Impression Graphics LLC
  • Twin City Outdoor Equipment
  • Ray's Tire Pros
  • Print
  • Sherry's Hair Salon
  • for His temple family foods
  • Salvation Army
  • Image Associates
  • Tyner-Petrus Co. Inc
  • Cypress Coffee Company
  • Bayou Brew House
  • Matthews Supply
  • Parker Auto Body
  • Parker Tire & Alignment
  • Hillco Real Estate LLC
  • Fabulous Fabric
  • Hillco Holdings LLC
  • Peters Merritt Oliver Co Inc
  • Sheppard Construction
  • Orthopedic Clinic of Monroe
    AMC
  • Mel's Pharmacy
  • Chase Home Lending
  • Construction Company LLC
  • Skywood LLC
  • ARCO A Community Resource
  • Lagniappe Media - Monroe
  • St. Francis Medical Center
  • Manufacturing Extension
    Partnership of Louisiana
  • Northeast Louisiana Economic
    Alliance
  • Panda Express
  • Monroe-West Monroe Convention
    and Visitors Bureau
  • Will Source Inc
  • ATMOS Energy
  • RB's Lawn Service
  • Newcomer Morris & Young Inc.
  • Cross Keys Bank
  • Centrury Next Bank
  • Movement Mortgage
  • Will Source Staffing and
    Recruiting
  • Gardner Denver
  • St. Frances Medical Center
  • Acadian Ambulance Services
    Incorporated
  • Rose of Sharon Baptist Church
  • Euroboard Inc
  • Firehouse Subs Maison Market
  • ANGUS Chemical Company
  • Geaux Wings
  • JTh Farms-River Grille
  • Daq's Wings & Grill
  • People Source - Monroe LA
  • Mid South Extrusion Inc.
  • R W Auto Sale
  • RW Construction
  • Mc New King Mills Burch Landry
  • Holyfield Construction
  • Steel Fabricators of Monroe
    LLC
  • Allen Green & Williamson:
    Williamson Margie CPA
  • Surge Management Group Inc.
  • Origin Bank
  • Monroe Chamber of Commerce
  • Our House/Christopher Youth
    Center
  • KARD FOX 14 KTVE NBC 10
  • Express Employment
    Professionals
  • Ouachita Multi Purpose
    Community Action Program
  • University of Louisiana at
    Monroe
  • RW CONTRACTOR
  • Arco
  • Monroe City School
  • Ouachita Parish Section 8
    Housing
  • Louisiana Human Resources
    Development Institute
  • Louisiana Delta Community
    College- Bastrop
  • Louisiana Delta Community
    College
  • Progressive Bank
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Company
    UNITED Inc
  • Diamond B Construction
  • Ridgecrest Community Care
    Center/CommCare Corporation
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    Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
    Emerging 2050 3006
    Current 207 294
    Transitioning 935 1002
    Workforce category not identified +
    Goals Actual
    Employers
    Supporting
    120 121

    Improved ACT NCRC


    To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
    Not Earned 167 90 2 0
    Bronze 112 1 0
    Silver 12 0
    Gold 0

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    Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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    This website reports the ACT® WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates earned at the county and state level and the progress being made by those participating states and counties in the ACT Work Ready Community initiative. This site only represents data stored in the ACT RegiSTAR™ system, a web-based reporting and management tool for ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates.


    State and national ACT WorkKeys NCRC data runs from January 2006 through April 30, 2019 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through April 30, 2019 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level ACT WorkKeys NCRC data collection began in January 2012 for WorkKeys Internet Version, and in July 2012 for pencil and paper assessments. State and national certificate totals include historical data prior to 2012.


    WorkKeys® assessments are used across the nation, and many states have built their own Career Readiness Certificates based upon WorkKeys assessment results. You will find an asterisk denoting those states. This website will continue to evolve as the first two rounds of participating states give us feedback on what they would like to see -- and based on your feedback, as well.


    Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.