Commit to Using the Certification

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The National Career Readiness Certificate can help you hire the best suited individuals, discover critical training needs of your workforce or use it as a means to promote from within by measuring essential workplace skills. To begin, sign a National Career Readiness Certificate Letter of Commitment [pdf] to illustrates your commitment to using the Certificate to document essential work-related skills in your hiring and promotion activities.

Contact the Cedar Valley IowaWORKS at 319-235-2123 and speak with the Recruitment and Placement Team to get the process started.

Be an National Career Readiness Certificate Advocate

Advocates join together to speak on behalf of the employers and individuals that will benefit from the national certificate movement. Advocates work together to advance the national certificate movement in order to drive a positive change in the education and workforce development system.

You want to hire and keep good workers - the certificate will help you do that. Individuals seek to get and keep good jobs - the Certificate helps individuals do that. The certificate is the currency in a skills market. Markets work best when both sides, buyer and seller, have a full understanding of the transaction. In this case, the certificate is a reliable credential that provides a clear measure of essential workplace skills. The certificate provides the hiring manager with a clear view of an applicants skills and it enables individuals to provide proof of their workplace skills to potential employers.

Iowa adopted the credentialing program in 2008 and promotes it through the National Career Readiness Certificate Advocates "Take A Stand—We Did" promotion.

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