The National Work Readiness Credential was developed through
a five-year, national consensus-building process that included
businesses, unions, chambers of commerce, education and training
professionals, and state workforce investment boards in the founding
states of Florida, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington,
the District of Columbia, as well as JA Worldwide.
The Entry Level Workplace is a platform of individual worker success, business
innovation and enhanced customer value.
To assure excellence and inspire innovation in the
entry level workplace by producing quality work readiness
standards and assessments.
||We Believe Entry Level employees are part of
the service, knowledge and innovation
economy, simply in
the first rungs of its career ladders.
||Excellence in the entry level workplace provides
opportunity for employees
and growth for business.
||The entry level workplace is a key source of business innovation.
||Excellence and innovation occur when entry
level workers and frontline managers
work together to deliver
||Workers and managers need a common understanding
of the skills necessary
to deliver customer value.
||A common understanding of skills is based on
standards that respect both worker
desire for meaningful
work and management performance.
||Entry level workers and frontline managers learn by doing
Joe Mizereck, Acting Executive Director, National Work Readiness
Joe has over 20 years of experience in workforce and education
programs. Prior to joining the NWRC, Joe developed and managed
a network of WorkKeys job profiler centers for the State of Florida.
State of New Jersey
State of New York
State of Florida
State of Washington
District of Columbia
Rhode Island Economic Policy Council
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Fannie Mae Foundation
Dollar General Foundation