Aiken school district says 90 percent of senior students earn career readiness certification September 25, 2015

AIKEN – The Aiken County Public School District announced Tuesday that 90 percent of seniors in the Class of 2016 have earned a National Career ...

Local schools perform well on SAT, ACT WorkKeys September 25, 2015

About 88 percent of students earned a National Career Readiness Certificate, an assessment-based credential that certifies essential work skills ...

Tucumcari wants to be a work-ready community September 25, 2015

One of the most important criteria in any company location or relocation decision, however, is whether a trained and ready workforce is waiting.

Workforce initiative to help retain and recruit business to Miami and the county September 25, 2015

City leaders announced plans to pursue certification in the Oklahoma ACT Certified Work Ready Community Initiative at the Coleman Theatre in Miami ...

Ready. Set. Work. College hosts fair for the job-ready September 18, 2015

Employment often starts with a handshake. Such was the case Wednesday at the N.C. National Career Readiness Certification Job Fair at Gaston College. More than 30 employers from different industries met with job seekers to discuss career opportunities and prospective openings.

Workforce Program Seeks to Attract and Retain Local Jobs July 31, 2015

Local officials want to continue a workforce development program that aims to attract and retain business in Franklin County. The Missouri Work Ready Communities program links education, businesses and the workforce to make sure there are skilled and qualified employees, said Joel Doepker, vice president for external relations at East Central Co

Haywood plans workforce readiness training June 04, 2015

Haywood County will provide workforce readiness training this fall at Haywood High School, Tennessee College of Applied Technology and other locations, funded by a $50,000 grant.

Graduation party June 02, 2015

He has not allowed any challenge to keep him from success. This spring Cole graduated from Newton High School with the 2015 Superintendent Award, membership in the First Hour Honor Team and an ACT National Career Readiness Certificate. He also competed on the school bowling and track teams and was a member of the Rotary Club and Railer Ambassadors.

University of Phoenix Now Accepting ACT National Career Readiness Certificate for Elective Course Credits June 01, 2015

Today, University of Phoenix announced it will accept the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT NCRC) for up to three credits towards elective courses in select University undergraduate degree programs.

Washington businesses to benefit from new work ready certification May 29, 2015

EVERETT, Wash. – Washington employees can now be certified as work ready, positioning the state to better compete for jobs, business growth and economic development. Work Ready Washington on Thursday announced statewide participation in ACTs Work Ready Communities initiative, which uses the National Career Readiness certificate (NCRC) test to de