Alexander County

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

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Sep 2016

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80%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 80% of maintaining goals completed for the county

Alexander County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 1601 382 844 313 62
College 43 + 21 13 6
Current Private 178 32 90 48 8
Public 115 19 70 24 +
Transitioning Adult Education 4 0 + + 0
Unemployed 381 68 226 75 12
Recent Veteran + + + + 0
Workforce category not identified 56 + 13 22 18
Totals 2381 508 1267 498 108

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 Alexander County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Carolina West Wireless
  • Corning Hickory Manufacturing &
    Technology Center
  • ECS Carolinas LLP
  • Kirlin Carolina's
  • I-CARE Inc.
  • Leviton Manufacturing Inc
  • Sun Belt Xpress
  • Lexington Home Brands
  • Interflex Group
  • Lee Industries
  • Tar Heel Capital Corporation dba Wendy's
    Restaurants
  • JPS Composite Materials
  • ComServ Inc
  • mays meats
  • Duke Energy
  • PAUL ROBERT CHAIR INC
  • Paladin Industries Inc.
  • Valley Nursing & Rehab Center
  • Paragon Films
  • Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
  • Daniels Woodcarving
  • Bmgc llc
  • Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC
  • Taylorsville Savings Bank
  • Jonathan-Wesley Upholstery LLC
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  • Jonathan-Wesley Upholstery LLC
  • EnergyUnited
  • Peoples Drug Store
  • EnergyUnited Water Corp.
  • The Taylorsville Times
  • Alexander County Economic
    Development Corporation
  • Huntington House
  • Kincaid Upholstery
  • Carolina Farm Credit
  • Hiddenite Arts & Heritage
    Center
  • Brigette's Staffing Inc.
  • Town of Taylorsville
  • Alexander County Government
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Piedmont Fiberglass
  • Manpower
  • Craftmaster Furniture Inc.
  • Taylor King
  • Shurtape Technologies
  • Schneider Mills Inc
  • Alexander County Schools
  • Catawba Valley Community
    College
  • HSM
  • LP Building Products
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