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.

Digital Badges for NCRC

We’re excited to announce that ACT has partnered with Credly to award Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze WorkKeys NCRC earners with digital badges. This is an opt-in service, allowing achievements and badges to be easily socialized to online platforms.

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, and a great opportunity to network and collaborate with fellow educators, workforce and economic developers, employers, ACT Work Ready Community leaders, human resource specialists, and industry partners.

Businesses Who Find Success with ACT Workforce Solutions

Eastman

RoyOMartin

Mercedes-Benz

Resources for the Workplace

Newsletter

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

Toolkit

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

Podcast

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

LinkedIn

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

What's Trending in Workforce?

We pride ourselves on staying ahead of trends in workforce development and pioneering the next game-changing solution to help businesses thrive. Complete the form to receive your bi-monthly Workforce newsletter, where you'll learn about topics related to:

  • Upskilling Economic 
  • Development Talent 
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  • Learning Corrections
  • Apprenticeships

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