National Skill Development Initiative Gains Traction, Helps Communities Build Efficient Workforce October 01, 2015

Participating in the ACT Work Ready Communities (WRC) initiative helps county and state leaders build and strengthen workforce development efforts, while that participation is growing nationwide. These findings were included in a report released today at the third annual ACT Work Ready Communities Best Practices Symposium.

ACT Work Ready Communities: A Summary of the 2014 Survey Results October 01, 2015

County leaders were asked for their opinions about the ACT WRC initiative, while ACT NCRC holders were asked for their opinions about the certificate. Businesses were asked for their opinions about both the ACT WRC and the ACT NCRC.

3 more S.C. counties join ranks of Work Ready Communities October 01, 2015

alhoun, Chester and Orangeburg counties, along with 36 other counties, have now been awarded the certification. The state leads the nation with the most certified Work Ready Communities, according to DEW. The Work Ready initiative is providing employers with a skilled workforce, which is driving the states employment numbers where, in August, we

Workforce exam results show Jasper students are prepared October 01, 2015

In Jasper, 81.4 of Ridgeland-Hardeeville High juniors earned the National Career Readiness Certificate, ahead of students in Hampton and Allendale counties, and less than six points behind Colleton County juniors.

Orangeburg, Calhoun certified ‘Work Ready October 01, 2015

Orangeburg and Calhoun counties are now certified by South Carolina as Work Ready Communities. "This proves we are work ready and trying to enhance our skill sets so we can be more competitive," Orangeburg County Development Commission Executive Director Gregg Robinson said.

Georgetown County achieves Certified Work Ready Community designation October 01, 2015

Receiving our certification as a Work Ready Community is further evidence that Georgetown County is serious about recruiting businesses to our community, said Brian Tucker, director of the countys Economic Development Department.

Gregg County first in state certified as 'work ready' Longview News-Journal October 01, 2015

To be certified, a county must reach or exceed goals for the number of people earning a National Career Readiness Certificate through WorkKeys, ...

Students say iCAN to college and career readiness September 25, 2015

Honolulu CC will graduate 10 students with national career readiness certificates

Employment and workforce are focus of chamber meeting September 25, 2015

local business representatives assembled Tuesday for the Park Hills-Leadington Chamber of Commerce investor meeting if they have thought about giving preference to job applicants who have an ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).

First intro MIG weld ing students get certificates September 25, 2015

Nine students completed the eight-week program which was held in the Rolla Technical Institute welding lab. The training included OSHA10 certification, a National Career Readiness certificate and five weeks of welding instruction.