Workforce Toolkit

Timely Resources for Workforce Development Organizations

Check back here often for links to updated tools and resources to help you build the economic strength of your community.

Lower Employee Turnover

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Phifer cut turnover in half, increased its bottom line and showed employees Phifer was investing in them.

Toray hired over 200 employees for a plant expansion and decreased turnover to under 4%

Success Stories

Berner Foods reduced terminations and nonconforming product by 80% in 2 years 

RoyOMartin decreased turnover and saved $270,000 over 3 years

CG Power lowered turnover to 3% and increased production quality

Inova reduced turnover by 75% and saved more than $1.3M in training costs

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Retain employees by increasing their skills

Best practices for retaining employees

Reduce Hiring Costs and Improve Performance

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Daiken reduced training time and costs throughout its hiring and screening process.

Success Story

Glen Raven achieved a 98.3% success rate in its training program and filled 300 positions

Success Stories

Boeing improves retention and reduced training time

Phifer reduced turnover and training costs

Lexington County 911 reduced training costs and turnover by 50%

Gilchrist Construction improved employee retention by 75%

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Best Practices in Training Employees

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Increase Hiring ROI

Finding Better Applicants

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Eastman increased workforce quality 

Success Story

Eastman improved the quality of new hires

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A talent pipeline to fill jobs

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The skills gap is costing you money

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Finding the right talent

Increase Hiring Effectiveness

Success Stories

Subaru filled 1,000 positions in just 10 months

Glen Raven increased its training success rate to 98.3%

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Best practices in hiring employees

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Streamline hiring

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Hiring the skills you need

Lower Unemployment Rates in Your Community

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Tri-County SC lowered its unemployment rate to under 4% 

Success Story

Lorain County reskilled workers for employment in emerging industries

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Ohio workforce agencies boosted employment rates with ACT NCRC®

Community Collaboration for Economic Development

ACT WorkKeys for Successful Workforce Development

Businesses and workforce development agencies face skills gaps and challenges to fill jobs and retain employees and industries. These tools help you understand how the ACT® WorkKeys® system can be used in your workforce development programs and explain to businesses how WorkKeys can help them fill jobs more effectively. 

Success Stories

Tri-County SC brought $20M investment to the area
 

West Alabama education and workforce organizations worked together to support area job growth 

General Plug built a skilled talent pipeline through community collaboration

Reach Out to Your Job Seekers

How the ACT WorkKeys Assessments can work for you

How career readiness credentials help entire communities

Do you have the work skills most sought by employers?

Positive relationship between NCRC level and wages 

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#ACTWorkKeys Assessments measure foundational skills required for #workplace success. http://bit.ly/2yAs0nV #jobs 

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Join orgs like @PhiferInc who use the #ACTWorkKeysNCRC to reduce training costs and time. http://bit.ly/2iCf7Pt

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Learn how the #ACTWorkKeysNCRC certifies essential skills for workplace success http://bit.ly/2yAs0nV #workforce 

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#ACTWorkKeys have been updated to better reflect today's #jobs. How they measure #skills: http://bit.ly/2yAs0nV  

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Math is 1 of the 3 critical skills that affect performance in most jobs. http://bit.ly/2zBKMeS #ACTInsights #jobs

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Stand out, demonstrate your #workreadiness, & build earning power with the #ACTWorkKeysNCRC http://bit.ly/2AdDPgc

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Struggling to find qualified applicants? Find the right skills for the right job http://bit.ly/2zmCbff pic.twitter.com/chHB75H2c4 #skillsgap 

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Show off your skills with an #ACTWorkKeysNCRC & easily share the certificate with employers http://bit.ly/2AdDPgc  

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Do you have the skills employers need? 3 skills to help you get hired: http://bit.ly/2zBKMeS pic.twitter.com/CaIH59jOub #jobs #jobskills

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What does it mean to be #workready? Learn about #ACT Work Readiness Standards & Benchmarks: http://bit.ly/2zhvISZ

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Read how to understand and solve the #skills gap, supported by @ACT & the NWSAB http://bit.ly/2y9oEUN
#skillsgap

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