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ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

We asked 2,217 job seekers about their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). This is what they told us:

  • 64% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
  • 46% said earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) helped them make more money
  • 56% said earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

What are people saying about getting a ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 2,215 responses

46% said earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 2,215 responses

56% said earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 2,216 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

Why did you decide to earn your ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)?

Based on 2,217 responses

Required for my current job

8%

Make more money

22%

Changing careers

16%

Get an edge over other candidates

36%

Help my career progression

64%

Other

18%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 1,389 responses

Customer Service Representative View jobs

4%

Forklift Operator View jobs

4%

Machine Operator View jobs

3%

Production Worker View jobs

2%

Administrative Assistant View jobs

2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)?

1,551 people answered

“How many employers didn't even know this certificate existed.”

Jan. 19, 2020

“I wish I would have brushed up on the math I was taught in high school.”

Jan. 19, 2020

“Honestly, there is not one thing that I wish I knew before earning this certificate along with completion of additional tests such as Microsoft Literacy and the Workeys assessment. I was learning more and more each day that in order to gain employment in certain industries, I have to become more and more qualified.”

Jan. 18, 2020

“Studying helps refresh your memory on how to do some of the tasks, but so much if it is simply what you know.”

Jan. 17, 2020

“Knowing this could of helped my career early on, I would have completed it long before.”

Jan. 17, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)?

1,683 people answered

“Don't waste your time, unless your job requires this certificate.”

Jan. 19, 2020

“If you have any subjects you haven't used for a while I would brush up on them before taking test. I would also take the practice test first to give you an idea of what areas you may need to study.”

Jan. 19, 2020

“For some adults who have been out of school for over five years there may be a few challenges when attempting to remember what was learned in high school, in addition to learning something new. Regardless of what reading level an individual is on, and no matter what age group they fall in, there's no such thing as having too much knowledge or qualifications.”

Jan. 18, 2020

“Do your research. Learn the importance of this certificate and how it can show your soft skills in a clear way to potential employers or for advancement within your career.”

Jan. 17, 2020

“The test was very easy and I recommend anyone take it to help boost their career.”

Jan. 17, 2020

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