Union County

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

May 2016

Maintaining (Phase 1)
May 2016

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jun 30, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Union County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 618 211 313 93 + - +
College 10 + 8 + 0 - +
Current Private 94 19 62 13 0 - 28
Public 35 6 25 4 0 - 9
Transitioning Adult Education 124 39 81 4 0 - 17
Unemployed 295 98 167 30 0 - 64
Recent Veteran + + 0 0 0 - +
Workforce category not identified 21 8 12 + 0 - 0
Totals 1198 383 668 146 + - 123

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

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 136 628
Current 32 129
Transitioning 540 420
Workforce category not identified 21
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 53 15

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 47
New and reaffirming employers support goal 24
New and reaffirming employers support actual 25

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 7 1 0 0
Bronze 6 1 0
Silver 0 0
Gold 0

About ACT

Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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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 June 30, 2017 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through June 30, 2017 , 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.

WorkKeys® assessments are used across the nation, and many states have built their own Career Readiness Certificates based upon WorkKeys assessment results. You will find an asterisk denoting those states. This website will continue to evolve as the first two rounds of participating states give us feedback on what they would like to see -- and based on your feedback, as well.

Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.