Updated: August 27, 2014

WorkKeys Notices

WorkKeys Notice #39—2014.08.26: System Enhancement to Examinee ID Field
The WorkKeys Internet Version Examinee ID field length in Validus has been increased from a maximum of 9 characters to a maximum of 11 characters. This aligns with the number of characters accepted for the ID NUMBER (block 3) on the ACT WorkKeys paper-and-pencil answer documents.

WorkKeys Notice #38—2014.08.25: Rescheduled PartnerConnect OUTAGE NOTICE
ACT has rescheduled system maintenance on PartnerConnect websites. The outage will begin at 5:00 p.m., Central time, on Friday, August 29, 2014, and continue through 8:00 a.m., Central time, on Monday, September 1, 2014. PartnerConnect will be offline during this time, and a system maintenance message will be displayed.

WorkKeys Notice #37—2014.08.25: “WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading” Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #36—2014.08.22: "Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration" Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #35—2014.08.15: PartnerConnect OUTAGE - POSTPONED MAINTENANCE
ACT has postponed the system maintenance on PartnerConnect websites that was scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m., Central time, today, and continue through 8:00 a.m., Central time, on Monday, August 18, 2014. ACT will notify you once this maintenance window has been rescheduled.

WorkKeys Notice #34—2014.08.14: WorkKeys Pricing
ACT will institute modest price increases for WorkKeys assessments to its prevailing-rate contracts effective September 1, 2014.

WorkKeys Notice #33—2014.08.11: PartnerConnect OUTAGE NOTICE—Upcoming Maintenance Window
PartnerConnect is the website used to exchange and store secure data files, such as ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates (NCRCs), between ACT and WorkKeys Users. ACT will be performing system maintenance on PartnerConnect websites beginning at 5:00 p.m., Central time, on Friday, August 15, 2014, and continuing through 8:00 a.m., Central time, on Monday, August 18, 2014.

WorkKeys Notice #32—2014.08.01: Enhanced Testing Irregularity Online Reporting Tool
The online WorkKeys Testing Irregularity Report (IRR) form has recently been updated and is now available for your use. This WorkKeys Notice contains information on enhanced features and access to the form.

WorkKeys Notice #31—2014.07.25: 4th VALIDUS OUTAGE NOTICE – Upcoming Maintenance Window Reminder
This is a reminder that ACT will be performing system maintenance beginning TODAY, Friday, July 25, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. (noon), Central time, and continuing through 12:00 p.m. (noon), Central time, on Monday, July 28, 2014. Plan on not schedulling any WorkKeys Internet Version testing until Tuesday, July 29.

WorkKeys Notice #30—2014.07.23: ATTENTION! ACT Express Score Users
For Express Score Users, the system maintenance window will begin at 8:00 a.m. central time, this Friday, July 25, and continue through 6:00 p.m., central time, on Monday, July 28. Please ensure that all Express Score processing is completed before the end of your business day on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

WorkKeys Notice #29—2014.07.23: “WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading” Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #28—2014.07.22: 3rd VALIDUS OUTAGE NOTICE – Upcoming Maintenance Window Reminder
Reminder about the extended system maintenance window starting at 12:00 p.m. (noon), this Friday, July 25, and continuing through 12:00 p.m. (noon), on Monday, July 28. Plan on not scheduling any WorkKeys Internet Version testing until Tuesday, July 29.

WorkKeys Notice #27—2014.07.18: "Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration" Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #26—2014.07.08: 2nd VALIDUS OUTAGE NOTICE – Upcoming Maintenance Windows
Updated information regarding the Validus system maintenance windows in July. No WorkKeys Internet Version testing will be possible during these system upgrade windows.

WorkKeys Notice #25—2014.06.26: 1st VALIDUS OUTAGE NOTICE – Upcoming Maintenance Windows
During weekends in July, the Validus system will be offline to upgrade ACT system servers and hardware. No WorkKeys Internet Version testing will be possible during these system upgrade windows.

WorkKeys Notice #24—2014.06.23: Upcoming Maintenance Windows
System maintenance this weekend and future maintenance windows

WorkKeys Notice #23—2014.06.19: "WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading" Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #22—2014.06.17: "Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration" Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #21—2014.05.27: "WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading" Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #20—2014.05.22: "Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration" Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #19—2014.05.12: Upcoming Maintenance Windows
System maintenance this weekend and future maintenance windows

WorkKeys Notice #18—2014.04.25: "WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading" Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #17—2014.04.24: "Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration" Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #16—2014.04.21: Upcoming Maintenance Windows
System maintenance this weekend and future maintenance windows

WorkKeys Notice #15—2014.04.16: Additional WorkKeys Internet Version Resources Available
Informational screenshots for select WorkKeys Internet Version assessments, availability of Applied Mathematics Formula Sheet, location of resources

WorkKeys Notice #14—2014.03.27: “WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading” Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #13—2014.03.24: “Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration” Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #12—2014.03.17: Upcoming Maintenance Windows
System maintenance this weekend and future maintenance windows.

WorkKeys Notice #11—2014.03.04: Credit for Interrupted Testing Sessions in February
When you receive your account's invoice for February WKIV testing, the amount shown will reflect charges for only the completed and scored tests.

WorkKeys Notice #10—2014.02.28: “WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading” Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #9—2014.02.25: “Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration” Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #8—2014.02.20: Reports Portal Data Export Report and Password Requirements
“Test Status” column added to the Data Export Report and password requirements for proctors and site administrators.

WorkKeys Notice #7—2014.02.20: Upcoming Maintenance Windows
System maintenance this weekend and future maintenance windows.

WorkKeys Notice #6—2014.02.18: Retest Policies
Clarification of WorkKeys test/retest policies for both Paper-and-Pencil and WorkKeys Internet Version.

WorkKeys Notice #5—2014.02.12: IMPORTANT UPDATE! ACT System Servers and Hardware Upgrades in February and March
NO WorkKeys Internet Version testing or RegiSTAR use will be possible during these system upgrade windows.

WorkKeys Notice #4—2014.02.04: “WorkKeys Internet Version Groups and Batch Loading” Training Webinar
Who should attend, webinar delivery schedule, webinar registration and audio access, topics covered in the webinar, webinar presentation slides

WorkKeys Notice #3—2014.01.31: “Introduction to WorkKeys Internet Version Test Administration” Training Webinar
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WorkKeys Notice #2—2014.01.28: ATTENTION! ACT System Servers and Hardware Upgrades in February and March
NO WorkKeys Internet Version testing or RegiSTAR use will be possible during these system upgrade windows.

WorkKeys Notice #1—2014.01.13: Upcoming Maintenance Windows
System maintenance this weekend and future maintenance windows


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