DeSoto Parish and North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) recently jointly announce that DeSoto Parish has met all criteria to become a certified ACT Work Ready Community. This achievement caps a 14-month engagement process and begins a two-year growth and maintenance phase to retain certification
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Congratuations to Ivy Tech Comunity College's Terre Haute campus on a state-level award for it's CNC operator program. This CNC program is intended to allow students to get jobs in the machining industry. WorkOne helped to selectively admit students into the program using a variety of screening tools including WorkKeys.
Servicio Filipino Inc., a leading workforce provider in the Philipines; and its subsidiary SFI Carreer Center teams up with ACT.
DeSoto Parish has met all criteria to become a certified ACT Work Ready Community, according to a joint announcement Monday from DeSoto Parish school officials and North Louisiana Economic Partnership
Police department uses WorkKeys NCRC.
Welcome to State of the States 2019, an annual compendium of data that matter to global corporate location decision-makers looking for places to grow in the United States. In addition to containing updated legislative, demographic, economic and education data points, this edition includes the fourth annual installment of Rankings That Matter. This year this six-point scoreboard features the following
Site Selection Magazine's Ranking components here are: (1) CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business 2018 Workforce and Education sub-ranking; (2) Forbes’ Best States for Business 2018 Labor Supply sub-ranking; (3) U.S. News’ 2018 Best States for Education rankings; (4) ACT National Career Readiness Certificates (NCRC) Rankings; and (5) average number of workforce development enactments passed in state legislatures (most recent data).
YouTube video geared to students
As of Thursday, the three-parish certification effort went live on the ACT Work Ready Communities map. The region will have two years to meet goals related to number of certificates earned in various categories and employers supporting the initiative