Rutherford County

Rutherford 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: Dec 2015

Official ACT Work Ready Communities Certified badge superscript of a grey circle with the letter I in the middle of it

60%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 60% of maintaining goals completed for the county

Rutherford County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 3127 815 1531 576 205 0
College 105 7 54 42 + +
Current Private 371 73 193 92 13 10
Public 133 43 72 17 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 36 4 26 5 + 0
Unemployed 744 199 428 107 10 5
Recent Veteran + 0 + + 0 0
Workforce category not identified 109 30 60 17 + 0
Totals 4628 1171 2365 858 234 18

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 Rutherford County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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  • Ohio Electric Motors Inc
  • GF Linamar LLC
  • Mountain Area Health Education
    Center
  • Wilsonart LLC
  • Sentinel Fence
  • Fountain Electric Services
  • IPDC
  • Kirlin Carolina's
  • Plastic Packaging Inc.
  • Tar Heel Capital Corporation
    dba Wendy's Restaurants
  • WestRock
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Meritor
  • Horn's Tire & Auto Inc
  • Greenhill Store
  • Farmers Furniture
  • Odom engineering PLLC
  • Tri-City Concrete Inc.
  • Go-Forth Services Inc.
  • Isothermal Textile Services
  • Cuttin Up On Mane Street
  • Cozy Fleece LLC
  • NC Farm Bureau
  • North State Gas Service Inc
  • Friendship Nissan Chrysler
    Jeep Dodge Ram
  • Ace Equipment Sales & Service
  • M & W
  • Chimney Rock Management LLC
  • The Lake Lure Inn & Spa
  • Lake Lure Tours
  • Blue Ridge Design
  • The Firehouse Inn
  • Rutherford County Tourism
    Development Authority
  • Tryon Resort
  • Timken
  • Horsehead Metal Products LLC
  • Eaton
  • Deer Valley Farm
  • City Computer
  • Lakeside Mills Inc.
  • iAuto Inc.
  • Kidsenses Inc.
  • Express Car Wash
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Main Street Coffee & Ice Cream
  • Hills Hardware
  • print image Print
  • South Mountian Christian Camp
  • Personnel Services Unlimited
  • JM Construction-nc Inc
  • UNIVERSAL FINANCE INC
  • StaffMasters
  • Century 21 First Realty Inc.
  • NC Vocational Rehabiliation
  • Trelleborg Coated Systems US
    Inc
  • Alliance Precision Plastics
  • McNair Educational Foundation
  • Rutherford County Schools
  • Fat Tracys
  • Broad River Water Authority
  • Blue Ridge Excavating
  • Associated Printing & Services
    Inc
  • Northland Communications
  • Mike's Auto Sales Inc
  • Joyful Home Family Care
  • Bright's Lawn Service
  • Isothermal Broadcasting Inc
  • Thomas Jefferson Classical
    Academy
  • Smith Drugs of Forest City
  • Frame House Gallery
  • King Law Offices PLLC
  • Jake Morse Agency
  • 4 Seasons Homes and Land
  • The Twisted Pear
  • Odean Keever & Associates
  • MyoBalancing : Muscular
    Therapy
  • Rutherford County Chamber of
    Commerce
  • Blue Ridge Cabinetry
  • Bonita Pioneer
  • Robbin Brick & Block
  • The Daily Courier
  • Robert Greene Real Estate Inc
  • The Real Estate Plae
  • Abercrombie Textiles LLC
  • Touchstone Fine Cabinetry
  • Town of Rutherfordton
  • Isothermal Community College
  • Duke Energy
  • Personnel Services Unlimited
  • Isothermal Planning and
    Development Commission
  • Rutherford Polk McDowell
    Health District
  • Ultra Force Staffing Services
  • Wilkes Communications /
    RiverStreet Networks
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