Hinds County

Hinds County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Status History:

Certified: Aug 2018

Maintained 1: Aug 2020

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60%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing percentage of maintaining goals completed for the county

Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 1665 1168
Current green check mark 180 1532
Transitioning green check mark 1272 2286
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Job Profile 5 0

Hinds County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 175 82 61 23 9
College 993 305 514 135 39
Current Private 963 349 418 149 47
Public 569 217 277 67 8
Transitioning Adult Education 458 297 136 22 +
Unemployed 1824 800 753 206 65
Recent Veteran 4 + + 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + + 0 0
Totals 4989 2054 2162 602 171

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.

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Employers in Hinds County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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  • Merchants Foodservice
  • Mike Rozier Construction Co.
    Inc.
  • At Home Care Inc.
  • Central MS Area Agency on
    Aging
  • Hinds Community Collge - JATC
    Division of Adult Education
    and MI-BEST
  • Dickerson & Bowen Inc.
  • C Spire
  • West Quality Food Service Inc.
  • Professional Management
    Solutions
  • MS Credit Union Association
  • Hinds County Board-Supervisors
  • Eagle Ridge Golf Course
  • Jackie Bland - State Farm
    Insurance Agent
  • Playtime Entertainment
  • MISSISSIPPI FAITH BASED
    COALITION for Community
    Renewal
  • The Depot LLC-Managing Agent
    Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Elite Healthcare Alliance -
    Dr. Joseph Clay D.C.
  • Seraphim Solar USA
    Manufacturing Inc.
  • Eagle Ridge Grill
  • John Bell Williams Airport
  • Hinds Meat Market
  • Hinds County Career &
    Technical Center
  • Richard's Front Wheel Drive
  • French Awning & Screen Co.
  • Mississippi First
  • Mississippi Department of
    Employment Security
  • Wheeler's Janitorial Supplies
  • Gator Jr's to Go
  • Big Boyz Toyz
  • Mississippi Iron Works
  • Jason's Deli
  • M-Bar Sports Grill
  • The Seafood Shack
  • Tower Loan
  • Shapero Window & Door Co
  • Raymond Glass Co Inc LLC
  • Independent Roofing Systems
  • R W Door & Hardware
  • McNeely Plastics
  • MS Urology Outpatient Surgery
    Center PLLC
  • Mississippi Urology Clinic
    PLLC
  • Eley|Barkley|Dale Architects
  • Taxx Express
  • Jackson Free Press
  • Belhaven University
  • Odom's Eye Care
  • Hilton Garden Inn Jackson
    Downtown
  • CPR Cell Phone Repair Jackson
  • Dale | Bailey an Association
  • City of Jackson MS Chamber of
    Commerce
  • Marketing Alliance Inc.
  • Old South Brick & Supply Co
  • Methodist Children's Homes of
    Mississippi
  • Dale Partners Architects P.A.
  • TempStaff
  • Rich Perspectives
  • WAS Design Landscape
    Architects
  • WAS Design Landscape
    Architects
  • Shelter Insurance - Jim Word
  • The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen
  • Central Mississippi Growth
    Foundation
  • MS Minority Business Alliance
    Inc
  • Delta Industries Inc
  • Metal Coaters
  • Funtime Preschool
  • Mississippi Public Employee
    Credit Union
  • The Iron Horse Grill
  • Stride Rite
  • Fox's Pizza Den
  • Pure Salon & Spa
  • Shipley Do-Nuts
  • Kemp's Pool Service
  • Arby's
  • Progressive Missionary Baptist
    Church
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Allstate Insurance Agent:
    Gwendolyn Hemphill
  • Ckarats
  • Beyond Pastabilities
  • Ability Works
  • IMS Logistics LLC
  • Hal & Mal's
  • Gentlemen Image Barber Gallery
  • Guise Realty Inc
  • TRINITY FINANCIAL & TAX
    SERVICES
  • The Development Academy
  • New Horizon Christian Academy
  • New Horizon Church
    International
  • Working Together Jackson
  • Foundation for the Mid South
  • CHS Auto Sales
  • Gumbo Girl
  • U-Haul
  • B'z Bizzy Beez
  • Sylvester's MS Style BBQ
  • Catering By Tony's Tips
  • Hubbards Mini Mart
  • Siwell Liquors
  • EnVision Eye Care & Optical
    Boutique
  • Burger King
  • Hillcrest Motors
  • Professional Staffing Group
    LLC.
  • MMI Hospitality Group
  • Bomgar
  • Advanced Drainage Systems
  • Mcafee Safety Analysis
  • Southern Farm Bureau
  • MS Development Authority
  • Morgan White Group
  • Hilton Jackson - Spire
    Hospitality
  • MS Home Corp
  • Staffers Inc.
  • Office of State Aid Road
    Construction
  • Mississippi Insurance
    Department
  • Spire Hospitality
  • Hinds Community College -
    Office of Recruitment
  • Hinds Community College
    Foundation
  • Hinds Community College -
    Maintenance Division
  • Hinds Community College -
    Division of Institutional
    Research
  • Hinds Community College -
    Division of Manufacturing
    Training
  • Hinds Community College Public
    Relations Departent
  • Hinds Community College
    Business Office
  • Hinds Community College -
    Office of Financial Aid
  • Hinds Community College -
    Office of Admissions
  • Hinds Community College -
    Division of Developmental
    Education
  • Hinds Community College
    Diesel Academy
  • Hinds Community College -
    Workforce Division
  • Eagle Ridge Conference Center
  • Hinds Community College -
    District Division of
    Counseling
  • Hinds Community College -
    Raymond Campus Division of
    Academics
  • Hinds Community College -
    Raymond Campus Division of
    Student Services
  • Hinds Community College -
    Raymond CTE Division
  • Hinds Community College -
    Center for Teaching and
    Learning
  • Hinds Community College -
    Division of ELearning
  • Nursing Allied Health Center
    Campus Police
  • Nursing Alied Heatlh Center -
    Division of Student Services
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  • Hinds Community College -
    Division of Allied Heatlh
  • Hinds Community College -
    Division of Nursing Education
  • Hinds Community College - JATC
    Campus Police
  • Hinds Community College
    Minority Male Leadership (M2M)
    Initiative
  • Hinds Community College - JATC
    Student Service Division
  • Hinds Community College - JATC
    Academic Division
  • Hinds Community College
    Culinary Arts Division
  • Hinds Community College JATC
    CTE Division
  • Elite Destinations
  • Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza
    & Ice Cream Joint
  • BROAD STREET BAKING COMPANY &
    CAFE
  • BRAVO! Italian Restaurant
  • The Westin Jackson
  • Courtyard by Marriott Jackson
    Ridgeland
  • Metropolitan YMCAs of
    Mississippi / Metro Jackson
    YMCA
  • Yum Yum's Kitchen
  • According to the Word
  • Dental Solutions of Clinton
  • Cooperative Energy North
    President Street Jackson MS
    USA
  • Brown Bottling Group
  • Cooperative Energy
  • Mississippi Department of
    Rehabilitation Services
  • New Vineyard Church
  • New Vineyard Academy
  • NBA Machine Shop Inc.
  • Taylor Power
  • Continental Tire the Americas
    LLC Clinton
  • Hinds County Schools
    Superintendent
  • Allied Crawford Steel
  • Southcentral Mississippi Works
    Local Workforce Development
    Area
  • Central Mississippi Planning
    and Development District
  • Clark Beverage Group Inc. -
    Jackson
  • KLLM Transport Services
  • Magnolia Label Co Inc
    Interstate 55 Byram MS USA
  • Atmos Energy Corporation
  • Hinds Community College -
    Utica Adult Education and
    MI-BEST Division
  • Hinds Community College -
    Raymond Adult Education and
    MI-BEST Division
  • Hinds Community Collge - JATC
    Division of Adult Education
    and MI-BEST
  • Half Shell Oyster House
  • American Medical Response
    (AMR)
  • Salvation Army
  • Prime Care Nursing
  • Workplace Solutions Barefield
  • KINGS Leadership & Development
    Institute
  • Steel Service
  • The Clinton Courier
  • George's Museum Cafe
  • Jackson Preparatory School
  • Community Bank
  • BKD LLP
  • Global Sector Services Inc.
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Back Yard Burgers
  • Premium Waters Inc
  • Hunter Engineering Company
  • Mississippi Community College
    Board
  • Hinds Community College -
    Jackson Academic/Technical
    Center
  • Hinds Community College -
    Nursing/Allied Health Campus
  • Hinds Community College -
    Rankin Campus
  • Hinds Community College -
    Vicksburg Campus
  • Hinds Community College -
    Utica Campus
  • Steel Service Corporation |
    The Preferred Steel Contractor
  • Multicraft International
  • Brown Bottling Group Inc.
  • Healing Touch Career College
  • CRW Truck Driving School
  • 5LINX
  • Durham School Services
  • Primerica
  • Owens Moss PLLC
  • 100 Black Men of Jackson Inc
  • LTM Enterprise Inc
  • Catchings Insurance
  • Mutual Credit Union
  • Families First/MCEC
  • Mississippi Department of
    Human Services
  • At Home Care Inc
  • Entergy
  • Jackson Heart Clinic
  • Mississippi Development
    Authority
  • Smitty's Food Mart
  • Forestry Suppliers Inc.
  • Advanced Healthcare Management
  • SuperTalk Missisippi
  • B.E.S.T. LLC
  • College Options Foundation
  • MINACT Inc
  • Watkins Ward and Stafford PLLC
  • Mississippi Manufacturers
    Association
  • MS Economic Development
    Council
  • Voice of Calvary Ministries
  • Nucor Steel Jackson
  • Ergon Inc.
  • Puckett Machinery
  • Jackson State University
  • Reddix Medical Group
  • Gibbs Travis PLLC
  • Mangia Bene Restaurant
    Management Group Inc.
  • St. Dominic Health Services
  • Jackson Municipal Airport
    Authority
  • Thompson Wealth Advisors
  • Pruet Production Company
  • Mississippi Economic
    Development Council
  • AJA Management
  • Cornerstone Government Affairs
  • Trustmark National Bank
  • Brunini Grantham Grower &
    Hewes
  • Cowboy Maloney
  • Advanced Environmental
    Consultants Inc
  • Regions
  • Health Care Benefit Options
  • Cooperative Energy
  • MBI Group LLC
  • BKD LLP (Jackson MS)
  • U.S. Coating Specialties &
    Supplies LLC 
  • Revell Hardware Company Inc.
  • National Awards Inc.
  • Hinds Community College
  • Hinds County Economic
    Development Authority
  • JSU Small Business Development
    Center
  • Milwaukee Tool
  • Mangia Bene Resturant
    Management Group
  • Baptist Health System
  • Jackson Public SchoolsKevin
  • Entergy Nuclear
  • Bank Plus
  • Neel-Schaffer
  • Tougaloo College
  • The Church Triumphant
  • The Life Support Center
  • Griffith Financial Service LLC
  • Bridges Law Group
  • Greater Jackson Chamber
    Partnership
  • Dickerson & Bowen Inc.
  • Greater Jackson Alliance
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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 October 31, 2020 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through October 31, 2020 , 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.

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