ACT WorkKeys NCRC Earned

Total: 2,414









Job Profiles Completed 37

Employers Supporting 121

Engaged April 2019

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

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About Maryland 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.

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121 Maryland employers recognize the ACT WorkKeys NCRC in support of Maryland communities’ goals

  • Manpower Staffing Services
  • Potomac Edison
  • Horizon Goodwill Industries
  • Roy Rogers Restaurants/Plamondon
    Enterprises Inc.
  • Visit Hagerstown
  • Williams Solutions Group LLC
  • Rust-Oleum Corporation
  • Smith Elliott Kearns & Company LLC
  • Hagerstown YMCA
View All 121 Maryland businesses supporting ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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