WDBSCW Announces More Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retail Closings

MADISON, May 22, 2018 / — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), the regional leader in workforce development, announces three more Rapid Response information sessions. This announcement comes in response to the continuous wave of retail closures,… Continue Reading WDBSCW Announces More Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retail Closings

WDBSCW Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retailer Closings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: WDBSCW Communications, 608.249.9001 WDBSCW Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retailer Closings MADISON, March 29, 2018 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), the regional leader… Continue Reading WDBSCW Rapid Response Workforce Services Available to Support Workers Affected by Wave of Major Retailer Closings

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Career Exploration Helped WIOA Participant Connect to Unexpected Career

Six months before he was dislocated, Ben connected with the WorkSmart Network through a Rapid Response information session. He explored the skills training and career services available to him through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and its dislocated… Continue Reading Career Exploration Helped WIOA Participant Connect to Unexpected Career

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How A WorkSmart Network Participant Helped Create An Academy

Not only did sue attend the first ever Computer Essentials Academy through the WorkSmart Network, but she was also one of the driving forces behind its creation. Sue was working in a factory when she became dislocated in 2016. She… Continue Reading How A WorkSmart Network Participant Helped Create An Academy

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Windows to Work Helps Participant Stay Out Of Prison

Kendall had been in and out of prison for the last 10 years. Determined to do something different and stay out of prison this time, he enrolled in the Windows to Work program. Through the Department of Corrections-supported program, Kendall… Continue Reading Windows to Work Helps Participant Stay Out Of Prison

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Overcoming Obstacles With Windows to Work

Robert joined Windows to Work before he was released from his 15-year prison sentence. Although he entered the program with a positive attitude, he was nervous about his release. He knew there would be barriers to overcome including finding employment… Continue Reading Overcoming Obstacles With Windows to Work

WDB Hosts 33th Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients

Madison, Wisc. – November 3, 2017 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored 5 individuals with is Aspire Awards and 2 business leaders with the Making a Difference Awards during the organization’s 33rd Annual… Continue Reading WDB Hosts 33th Annual Meeting, Honors Business and Aspire Award Recipients