Minnesota employers can save time, money, and greatly increase the chance of finding workers with the right skills by giving preference to applicants who have earned the National Career Readiness Certificate™.
Developed by ACT and used in more than 40 states, the NCRC™ verifies that prospective employees have the work-related knowledge and fundamental skills to be successful on the job, including:
How to Begin
There are no additional cost to employers. Just ask job applicants to earn the NCRC™ and add the key words “NCRC Preferred” to your job descriptions.
The NCRC™ assessments are offered at no charge at select Minnesota WorkForce Centers and other locations.
Twin Cities WorkForce Centers Offering NCRC Assessments
Anoka County / Dakota County Burnsville / Dakota County West St. Paul / Hennepin South / Minneapolis South / Ramsey County-North St. Paul / Ramsey County-St. Paul / Scott County
View a Twin Cites area testing schedule.
Greater Minnesota WorkForce Centers Offering NCRC Assessments
Alexandria / Bemidji / Brainerd / Cambridge / Crookston - call 218-281-6020 / Detroit Lakes / Duluth / Fairmont / Fergus Falls / Grand Rapids / Hibbing / Hutchinson / Little Falls / Mankato / Marshall / Montevideo / Monticello / Moorhead / Roseau - call 218-463-2233 / St. Cloud / Thief River Falls / Virginia / Wadena / Willmar / Winona / Worthington
For More Information
Contact a DEED Business Services Representative or visit the NCRC Website.
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