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Marshall County, Mississippi

Marshall County Growth Aided by WRC September 03, 2019

More than 80% of Work Ready Communities report success in the expansions of existing employers and recruitment of new firms. Sometimes that success happens before certification, as is the case with Marshall County, MS.

Kellogg’s plans huge distribution center in Marshall County (Updated) June 24, 2019

Kellogg’s joins Pyrex's parent company and Amazon as major employers planning large distribution facilities in Marshall County in recent months.

Corelle Brands Investing $27.7M In Mississippi June 24, 2019

Corelle Brands LLC is moving a portion of its manufacturing and distribution operations to Marshall County, MS. The manufacturer and marketer of houseware brands such as Pyrex, Snapware and Corelle plans to invest $27.7 million in the construction of a new facility and create approximately 400 jobs by the end of June 2020.

Amazon to bring 850 jobs to Marshall County June 24, 2019

Amazon announced it will build its first Mississippi fulfillment center in Marshall County, continuing its build-out of its distribution network.

BILL CRAWFORD: Moving to market based testing in high schools makes sense January 28, 2019

More and more industries and college technical training programs require employees to take the national WorkKeys test, which assesses a person’s readiness for employment in different types of jobs. In response to this demand, more and more communities are moving to become “work ready” communities

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 August 31, 2022 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through August 31, 2022 , 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.