April 23, 2014


Hiring Projections

According to the Texas Workforce Commission labor market data, new and replacement jobs in Wichita Falls and North Texas will be 51% of all hiring in the next five (5) years. These jobs will not require a four-year or two-year college education, yet will need strong basic skills in reading, information processing and applied mathematics.

The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) helps match entry level or low skilled jobs to prospective employees who possess these skills.

Benefits to Employers:

  • No Cost to Participate
  • Expedite Candidate Screening
  • Shorten Training and Orientation – Statistically, a new hire who possess the NCRC has a shorter period of training and orientation moving quicker towards full productivity.
  • Increase Productivity – By recommending or considering the NCRC for job opportunities, you are telling prospective candidates that you value a work-ready candidate.
  • Increase Retention
  • Help Retain, Create and Attract Jobs

Employers – Join Work Hard Work Smart

Prospective employees will value the NCRC only if employers recommend or consider the NCRC in the hiring process. Employers, make a commitment today by signing the Letter of Commitment (LOC).



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