ACT WorkKeys - Career Readiness Solutions

Nationally-Recognized Workforce Solutions for Identifying, Certifying, and Strengthening Core Workplace Skills

Assess, Certify, and Grow Your Workforce

Profile your most-needed job roles. Assess your talent pool. Empower your team with a nationally-recognized job and career certifications. 
All with ACT® WorkKeys® industry-leading career readiness solutions.


Hire with confidence with
ACT® WorkKeys® Assessments. Good hiring decisions are made when you understand job candidate skills through these proven assessments.


Elevate your talent and hire the best candidates with
ACT® WorkKeys® Scores and the ACT® WorkKeys® NCRC®, a globally-recognized indicator of readiness and workplace success. 


Ensure your employees build essential skills for personal development and effective job performance with ACT® WorkKeys® Curriculum and 
ACT® WorkKeys® Profiling & ACT® WorkKeys® Estimator

How Businesses Benefit from WorkKeys

Quality Talent Pipelines - Eastman

Advanced manufacturer, Eastman, uses ACT WorkKeys to improve the quality of new hires and create a certified workforce pipeline. 

“At Eastman, we want good-paying jobs and rewarding career opportunities for everyone in our community. Engaging in ACT Work Ready Communities is enabling us to work with other businesses and community leaders to introduce students and residents to ACT WorkKeys and the NCRC and how it can help them take charge of their career decisions.” -Tanya Foreman, Education Initiatives Manager at Eastman  

How does a company with 14,000 employees find enough qualified applicants for available jobs? 

Reduced Training Costs - Mercedes-Benz

Finding the right employee for the right job can be challenging – Mercedes-Benz found this to be true for their mechatronics and automotive technician apprenticeship programs.

To find the top applicants, Mercedes-Benz turned to WorkKeys. This human resources tool has been a crucial component to reducing training costs and improving efficiency.  


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Questions about ACT WorkKeys may be directed to the ACT Customer Care team by phone at 800-967-5539 or by email. To reach the Work Ready Communities Team, please email

State Contract Customers: We are working closely with each state’s Department of Education to monitor the situation. As appropriate, updates will be provided to the designated school and district test coordinators and will also be posted in PearsonAccessNext and/or on your state testing website. 

District Customers: We are exploring alternate solutions for WorkKeys testing. We will send an email update to participating schools and districts and provide testing sites information about next steps. In addition, we will post messages about other ACT venues used by our testing coordinators as permitted. Complete this form to receive the latest updates.

National Testing: ACT will send an email communication to participating test centers with the latest updates and providing direction on next steps. In addition, we will post updates about other ACT venues used by our test coordinators as permitted. 

WorkKeys Profiling: As always, if you have any questions about managing your upcoming profiling engagements or profiling in general please contact ACT Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology staff by phone at 319-337-1724, email, or contact staff directly. I/O Psychology staff are checking email and office voicemail. 

For questions related to ACT WorkKeys testing, please contact your ACT Regional Director or reach ACT Customer Care by phone at 800-967-5539 or email

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