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ACT® WorkKeys® for Employers
Recruiting, hiring, and training employees can take a significant investment of time and money. However, the ACT® WorkKeys® assessments can simplify the process for employers by assessing a range of hard and soft skills relevant to any job across a range of industries. Learn more on the ACT® website or by reviewing the Maximize Your Workforce Investment document.
National Career Readiness Certificate for Employer
The ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC®) indicates an applicant’s proficiency in areas such as problem-solving, critical thinking, reading and using work-related text, and more. Research shows this assessment helps employers make better hires, reduce turnovers, shorten hiring time and training periods, and more. Learn more about the ACT WorkKeys NCRC® by visiting the ACT’s website.
“We’ve found the NCRC as a great predictor of job fit. Our hiring teams are seeing more qualified candidates, which makes the interview process more productive. We see reduced turnover and quicker training time for employees.” Continental Tire, Clinton, Mississippi
Mississippi Apprenticeship Program
Apprenticeship is a proven workforce strategy that helps employers upskill their current and potential workforce. Apprenticeship programs combine highly customizable on-the-job training with related technical instruction at an educational institution. Learn more about how the Mississippi Apprenticeship Program can help you recruit, training, and upskill your workforce.
Governor’s Job Fair Network of Mississippi at MDES
The Governor’s Job Fair Network of Mississippi provides many opportunities for both employers and job seekers throughout our state by creating the environment which facilitates the hiring process. The job fairs are one day events and free to those seeking employment. The Job Fairs are distinguished from a career day in that job placement rather than career exploration is the main objective and expected outcome.