WICHITA FALLS (Oct. 31, 2011) – Work Hard-Work Smart with the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce and Industry has teamed up with Workforce Solutions of North Texas to promote the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), a job assessment that connects prospective employees to regional employers.
Bill Scantlin, Business Services Manager at Workforce Solutions of North Texas, has helped make it simple for anyone to receive a NCRC at Workforce Solutions of North Texas. When someone checks-in at Workforce Solutions of North Texas they will be given a free login and password for the fifteen minute Quick Test. This will allow the individual to see if they are ready to take their NCRC assessment. After an individual has taken their Quick Test, they will be scheduled to come back to Workforce Solutions of North Texas or other available test sites to take their three hour NCRC assessment. One hundred and seventy people have already signed up for the Quick Test, and the number rises daily. “Workforce Solutions of North Texas is glad to help promote the National Career Readiness Certificate,”
The assessment is free to all Wichita and Wilbarger County residents who are unemployed and underemployed. The assessment costs twenty-five dollars for anyone who does not fall into this category.
Over sixty employers in Wichita County have signed letters of commitment recognizing the significance of the NCRC, and the supporting employers list is continually growing. “We have been pleased with the support from the local businesses,”
Workforce Solutions of North Texas is a major contributor to the Work Hard-Work Smart program, and they are ready to help anyone who is unemployed or underemployed receive their NCRC. “We want to encourage everyone who is a part of any of our programs at Workforce Solutions of North Texas to get a Quick Test login because it is free, and it could be a good indicator of your work-ready skills,” says Scantlin, “Workforce Solutions of North Texas is devoted to improving the workforce, and the NCRC is a great step in that direction.”
Please contact Work Hard-Work Smart or Workforce Solutions of North Texas to receive your free Quick Test login today. Workforce Solutions of North Texas is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Tuesdays they extend their hours until 6 p.m.
Work Hard-Work Smart is dedicated to helping Wichita County become the first work-ready county in Texas. Pursuing to become a work-ready super region for business attraction, job creation and entrepreneurship. For more information, call (940)-766-5601 or visit www.workhardworksmart.net.