Build Your Career.

WorkReadyNH is a tuition-FREE course designed to help job seekers succeed and companies find qualified employees.

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How It Works

Participate in a blend of online group and independent work where you will learn powerful soft skills that include:

  • Building a personal profile
  • Showcasing your skills
  • Knowing what employers expect
  • Communication strategies
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Effective teamwork
  • Customer service
  • Business ethics
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Harassment and diversity
  • Creating your personal brand

As part of the program you will be assessed on your ability to use soft skills and essential workplace skills to earn a WorkReadyNH Certificate and a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC®). 

What You’ll Do

  • Understand how to better use your personal strengths
  • Improve problem solving
  • Engage in teamwork activities
  • Work effectively and efficiently
  • Develop and refine professional skills
  • Practice goal setting and time management
  • Sharpen essential workplace skills
  • Learn tips to create a more powerful resume
  • Boost interview skills
  • Gain confidence!

Graduates Earn 3 Highly Recognized Credentials

CCSNH WorkReadyNH digital badge

 WorkReadyNH Soft Skills Digital Badge

WorkReadyNH Certificate

This credential from the Community College System of NH signals to employers that the graduate has gained the soft skills employers want most.

National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

Issued by ACT, the NCRC is a portable, evidenced-based credential that measures essential workplace skills and is a reliable predictor of workplace success. The certificate levels are tied to an extensive database of careers

National Career Readiness badge: Platinum

Platinum: Skills for 99% of the jobs in ACT’s extensive database

National Career Readiness badge: Gold

Gold: Skills for 90% of the jobs in ACT’s extensive database

National Career Readiness badge: Silver

Silver: Skills for 65% of the jobs in ACT’s extensive database

National Career Readiness badge: Bronze

Bronze: Skills for 35% of the jobs in ACT’s extensive database

Who WorkReadyNH Graduates Are

WorkReadyNH graduates come from all walks of life and are committed to their professional growth. Their most frequent comments are that they wish that the program was longer and that the #1 thing they gained from WorkReadyNH was CONFIDENCE!

  • Age: 16 – 80+ years old
  • Education: No high school diploma to Master’s and Ph.D.
  • Work Experience: No experience to 50+ years of experience from all job sectors
  • Employment status: Unemployed, underemployed, fully employed

Benefits to Job Seekers

  • Improve the skills employers want most.
  • Update your resume and interview skills.
  • Earn two certificates.
  • Boost confidence.

Then let employers know you have the skills they want and need!

Benefits to Employers

WorkReadyNH was developed after discussions with New Hampshire employers like you who want to strengthen their workforce. Companies want employees who can:

  • Read and apply workplace information.
  • Analyze information to determine correct actions.
  • Work together with co-workers to get the job done.
  • Are effective and efficient in their jobs.

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