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THE PREDICTOR OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS
NOW PREDICTS WORKFORCE SUCCESS
WORK READY REGION
EMPLOYERS EMBRACING A COMMON LANGUAGE AROUND
WORKFORCE SKILL REQUIREMENTS
IS A CRUCIAL PART OF THE ACT® WORK READY COMMUNITIES EFFORT.
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.
know exactly what fundamental skills they need for a productive workforce -- and how to easily communicate their needs.
understand what skills are required by employers and how to prepare themselves for success.
consistently measure the skills gap in a timely manner at the national, state and local levels.
close the skills gap, via tools integrated into career pathways with stackable industry-recognized credentials.
use on-demand reporting tools to market the quality of their workforce.
BY GREATER JACKSON PARTICIPATING IN ACT'S WORK READY COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE, OUR COUNTIES AND REGION ARE HELPING:
Holmes Community College
Hinds Community College
Hinds County Economic Development Authority
Madison County Economic Development Authority
Warren County Port Commission
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