Douglas, Nebraska

Douglas County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to May 31, 2024

Goals updated only for participating counties

31085 Hayes 0.50 0.50 us-ne-085 HA 31087 Hitchcock 0.50 0.50 us-ne-087 HI 31037 Colfax 0.50 0.42 us-ne-037 CO 31053 Dodge 0.40 0.48 us-ne-053 DO 31157 Scotts Bluff 0.45 0.50 us-ne-157 SB 31165 Sioux 0.50 0.50 us-ne-165 SI 31059 Fillmore 0.50 0.50 us-ne-059 FI 31169 Thayer 0.50 0.50 us-ne-169 TH 31083 Harlan 0.50 0.50 us-ne-083 HA 31065 Furnas 0.50 0.50 us-ne-065 FU 31179 Wayne 0.36 0.50 us-ne-179 WA 31139 Pierce 0.50 0.50 us-ne-139 PI 31077 Greeley 0.50 0.50 us-ne-077 GR 31011 Boone 0.50 0.50 us-ne-011 BO 31183 Wheeler 0.50 0.50 us-ne-183 WH 31027 Cedar 0.50 0.50 us-ne-027 CE 31095 Jefferson 0.50 0.50 us-ne-095 JE 31151 Saline 0.50 0.50 us-ne-151 SA 31035 Clay 0.50 0.50 us-ne-035 CL 31079 Hall 0.50 0.50 us-ne-079 HA 31001 Adams 0.50 0.50 us-ne-001 AD 31185 York 0.50 0.50 us-ne-185 YO 31159 Seward 0.50 0.50 us-ne-159 SE 31067 Gage 0.50 0.50 us-ne-067 GA 31097 Johnson 0.50 0.50 us-ne-097 JO 31007 Banner 0.28 0.40 us-ne-007 BA 31123 Morrill 0.51 0.55 us-ne-123 MO 31019 Buffalo 0.50 0.50 us-ne-019 BU 31041 Custer 0.50 0.50 us-ne-041 CU 31131 Otoe 0.50 0.50 us-ne-131 OT 31127 Nemaha 0.36 0.56 us-ne-127 NE 31141 Platte 0.57 0.47 us-ne-141 PL 31125 Nance 0.51 0.50 us-ne-125 NA 31133 Pawnee 0.50 0.50 us-ne-133 PA 31109 Lancaster 0.50 0.50 us-ne-109 LA 31161 Sheridan 0.48 0.24 us-ne-161 SH 31075 Grant 0.50 0.50 us-ne-075 GR 31137 Phelps 0.50 0.50 us-ne-137 PH 31047 Dawson 0.49 0.46 us-ne-047 DA 31111 Lincoln 0.50 0.50 us-ne-111 LI 31003 Antelope 0.50 0.50 us-ne-003 AN 31167 Stanton 0.50 0.50 us-ne-167 ST 31063 Frontier 0.50 0.50 us-ne-063 FR 31057 Dundy 0.50 0.50 us-ne-057 DU 31033 Cheyenne 0.50 0.50 us-ne-033 CH 31055 Douglas 0.57 0.50 us-ne-055 DO 31105 Kimball 0.61 0.50 us-ne-105 KI 31081 Hamilton 0.50 0.68 us-ne-081 HA 31017 Brown 0.51 0.54 us-ne-017 BR 31115 Loup 0.50 0.50 us-ne-115 LO 31009 Blaine 0.50 0.50 us-ne-009 BL 31113 Logan 0.50 0.50 us-ne-113 LO 31121 Merrick 0.32 0.47 us-ne-121 ME 31163 Sherman 0.50 0.50 us-ne-163 SH 31023 Butler 0.50 0.57 us-ne-023 BU 31143 Polk 0.57 0.58 us-ne-143 PO 31175 Valley 0.50 0.50 us-ne-175 VA 31025 Cass 0.52 0.51 us-ne-025 CA 31119 Madison 0.50 0.50 us-ne-119 MA 31181 Webster 0.50 0.50 us-ne-181 WE 31129 Nuckolls 0.50 0.50 us-ne-129 NU 31099 Kearney 0.50 0.50 us-ne-099 KE 31089 Holt 0.50 0.55 us-ne-089 HO 31031 Cherry 0.58 0.50 us-ne-031 CH 31103 Keya Paha 0.54 0.50 us-ne-103 KP 31015 Boyd 0.70 0.49 us-ne-015 BO 31093 Howard 0.49 0.50 us-ne-093 HO 31071 Garfield 0.50 0.50 us-ne-071 GA 31135 Perkins 0.50 0.50 us-ne-135 PE 31049 Deuel 0.51 0.50 us-ne-049 DE 31101 Keith 0.50 0.50 us-ne-101 KE 31107 Knox 0.49 0.52 us-ne-107 KN 31153 Sarpy 0.52 0.36 us-ne-153 SA 31155 Saunders 0.44 0.53 us-ne-155 SA 31013 Box Butte 0.38 0.43 us-ne-013 BB 31005 Arthur 0.50 0.50 us-ne-005 AR 31091 Hooker 0.51 0.50 us-ne-091 HO 31061 Franklin 0.50 0.50 us-ne-061 FR 31029 Chase 0.50 0.50 us-ne-029 CH 31021 Burt 0.50 0.50 us-ne-021 BU 31147 Richardson 0.45 0.49 us-ne-147 RI 31069 Garden 0.47 0.46 us-ne-069 GA 31171 Thomas 0.50 0.50 us-ne-171 TH 31073 Gosper 0.62 0.50 us-ne-073 GO 31051 Dixon 0.46 0.43 us-ne-051 DI 31043 Dakota 0.39 0.49 us-ne-043 DA 31177 Washington 0.35 0.50 us-ne-177 WA 31039 Cuming 0.50 0.50 us-ne-039 CU 31117 McPherson 0.50 0.50 us-ne-117 MC 31145 Red Willow 0.50 0.50 us-ne-145 RW 31149 Rock 0.50 0.55 us-ne-149 RO 31045 Dawes 0.50 0.50 us-ne-045 DA 31173 Thurston 0.54 0.50 us-ne-173 TH

Status History:

Certified: Mar 2019

Maintained 1: Feb 2022

Maintained 2: Sep 2022

Maintained 3: Feb 2024

2 out of 5
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Progress Towards Goals

Douglas is actively engaged in maintaining their status as a Work Ready Community. To do so, they must earn 5 points that prove their ongoing commitment to developing a thriving economy for employers and employees.

Traditional goals 2 Points

Maximum of 4 points possible

Current Goal - 1 points

Transitioning Goal - 1 points

Optional goals 0 Points

Maximum of 3 points possible

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 1362 650 471 176 65 0
College 369 81 131 109 48 +
Current Private 864 219 314 216 115 25
Public 411 173 165 52 21 5
Transitioning Adult Education 138 64 46 23 5 0
Unemployed 2064 773 757 354 180 +
Recent Veteran + 0 + 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified 52 8 8 8 + 0
Totals 5236 1968 1894 938 436 33
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 1362 650 471 176 65 0
College 369 81 131 109 48 +
Current Private 864 219 314 216 115 25
Public 411 173 165 52 21 5
Transitioning Adult Education 138 64 46 23 5 0
Unemployed 2064 773 757 354 180 +
Recent Veteran + 0 + 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified 52 8 8 8 + 0
Totals 5236 1968 1894 938 436 33

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

ACT WorkKeys NCRCs Earned

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to May 31, 2024

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 3535 1732
Current
548 1305
Transitioning 1942 2206
Workforce category not identified 26 26
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 114 0

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 70 10 1 0
Bronze 77 5 1
Silver 27 4
Gold 30

Service Delivery Locations

These are the locations in Douglas County where a job seeker can take the WorkKeys test.

  • Heartland Workforce Solutions

Participating High Schools

These Douglas County high schools help students prepare for and take the WorkKeys test.

  • Ralston High School

  • Omaha Public School Career Center

  • Bryan High School

  • South High School

Contact Us

For more information on Douglas County's efforts in the Work Ready program, contact:

Heartland Workforce Solutions

402-934-2606

 
 
 

Employers in Douglas County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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