ACT Workforce Solutions

Assess. Certify. Grow.

Empower your business and community with tools that grow resilient workforce ecosystems.

From the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessments and Curriculum, to the National Career Readiness Certificate® (NCRC®), ACT offers leading workforce development solutions for businesses and communities.

The Workforce Ecosystem by ACT: Solutions for Businesses and Communities

ACT offers the only comprehensive workforce development solution for businesses and communities. Supported by 524 counties across the country. Recognized by over 27,000 businesses. Credentials awarded to 5.3 million individuals starting or advancing their careers. 

We want to help you achieve:

Lower Employee Turnover

Reduced Hiring Costs & Improved Performance

More Qualified Applicants

Increased Hiring Effectiveness

Reduced Unemployment Rates in Your Community

Effective Communication with Job Seekers

Our Solutions

Nationally-recognized workforce solutions for identifying, certifying, and strengthening core workplace skills.

Rooted in decades of workplace research, ACT WorkKeys Assessments measures “hard” and “soft” skills, helping to close skill gaps and improve workforce quality.

A proven tool for helping individuals acquire skills critical to workplace success.

Profile your most-needed job roles. Assess your talent pool.

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

Verify and certify the essential foundational skills for workplace success  with the  ACT® WorkKeys® NCRC  – a portable, evidence-based credential that is earned by completing the following three WorkKeys assessments: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents.

2022 ACT Workforce Summit

A Gathering of Workforce Development Leaders

The ACT Workforce Summit, is a one-of-a-kind annual event to assemble the many different stakeholders involved in workforce development. Join us in New Orleans from October 3-5 to network and collaborate with fellow educators, workforce and economic developers, employers, ACT Work Ready Community leaders, human resource specialists, and industry partners.  Register by August 1, 2022, and get our early-bird discount! 

Businesses Who Find Success with ACT Workforce Solutions




Resources for the Workplace


Your resource for the latest trends, research, and insights on workforce development.


Find tools and resources to help you build the economic strength of your community. 


Listen to "Ready for Work," a bimonthly discussion on strengthening the ecosystem. 


Connect with ACT Workforce Solutions and businesses and communities in our network. 

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