THE

THE PREDICTOR OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS

NOW PREDICTS WORKFORCE SUCCESS

ANNOUNCING
GREATER JACKSON
WORK READY REGION

EMPLOYERS EMBRACING A COMMON LANGUAGE AROUND

WORKFORCE SKILL REQUIREMENTS 

IS A CRUCIAL PART OF THE ACT® WORK READY COMMUNITIES EFFORT.

Madison County
Warren County
Hinds County
Rankin County
ACT® Work Ready Communities (WRC) empowers states, regions and counties with data, process and tools that drive economic growth. Participants are leveraging the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC™) to measure and close the skills gap -- and building common frameworks that link, align and match their workforce development efforts.
BUSINESS &
INDUSTRY
know exactly what fundamental skills they need for a productive workforce -- and how to easily communicate their needs.
INDIVIDUALS
understand what skills are required by employers and how to prepare themselves for success.
POLICY
MAKERS
consistently measure the skills gap in a timely manner at the national, state and local levels.
EDUCATORS
close the skills gap, via tools integrated into career pathways with stackable industry-recognized credentials.
ECONOMIC
DEVELOPERS
use on-demand reporting tools to market the quality of their workforce.
WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO HERE:
OR
BY GREATER JACKSON PARTICIPATING IN ACT'S WORK READY COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE, OUR COUNTIES AND REGION ARE HELPING:
ARE YOU A PROSPECTIVE EXAMINEE LOOKING TO EARN YOUR ACT® NATIONAL CAREER READINESS CERTIFICATE?
ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER WANTING TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE ACT® WORK READY INITIATIVE?
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
What is an ACT® Work Readiness System?
How do I use the ACT® to identify qualified applicants?
How do I certify my students?
OUR PARTNERS
Entergy MS
Holmes Community College
Hinds Community College
Hinds County Economic Development Authority
Madison County Economic Development Authority
RankinFirst
Warren County Port Commission

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