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THE PREDICTOR OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS

NOW PREDICTS WORKFORCE SUCCESS

ANNOUNCING
GREATER JACKSON
WORK READY REGION
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.

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
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
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?
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
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
BY GREATER JACKSON PARTICIPATING IN ACT'S WORK READY COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE, OUR COUNTIES AND REGION ARE HELPING:

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