Cherokee County

Cherokee County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Aug 31, 2022

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Dec 2014

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

80%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 80 of maintaining goals completed for the county

Cherokee County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 1965 583 984 363 35 103
College 18 + 7 9 + 6
Current Private 298 59 186 44 9 81
Public 96 33 48 12 + 15
Transitioning Adult Education 566 141 374 46 5 69
Unemployed 751 226 448 71 6 127
Recent Veteran + 0 0 + 0 +
Workforce category not identified 39 18 17 + + 0
Totals 3735 1061 2064 549 60 402

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 Cherokee County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Brown Packing Company Inc
  • Hamrick Mills
  • Wendell Fabrics Corp.
  • American Decorative Fabrics
  • The Gaffney Ledger
  • ADS Logistics Services
  • Agape Senior
  • Suminoe Textile America
  • Town of Blacksburg
  • Sloan Construction
  • Duke Energy
  • Hamrick Mills
  • SC Dept. of Employment & Workforce
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the Upstate
  • Moss Insurance Agency
  • Painter's Heating and Air Cond. Inc.
  • Goodwill Job Connection
  • South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Spartanburg County Adult Education
  • Hamricks Inc
  • Peidmont Natural Gas
  • Magnolia's of Gaffney
  • Phillips Staffing
  • The Spinx Company
  • OpSource Staffing - Gaffney

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