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JOIN first Nevada site assessing national job credentials

Carson City's Job Opportunities in Nevada (JOIN) office has been designated the first certified training and testing site in the state to administer national work readiness credential assessments.

This national standards-based assessment is for entry-level workers and provides a universal, transferable standard throughout the country for work readiness, according to Lynda Gotelli, JOIN Carson City branch manager for the non-profit office at 1925 N. Carson St.

"Now more than ever, Nevada's businesses need a strong skilled work force to overcome today's challenges," she said.

The national work readiness credential (NWRC) is based on Equipped for the Future learning standards, which …

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