Podcast: How Apprenticeship Navigators Can Connect Secondary Students to Registered Adult Apprenticeships

Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant Wisconsin’s Registered Adult Apprenticeship (RA) Program now has Apprenticeship Navigators to help guide secondary school youth to engage in the RA program. The Navigators are assigned to regions across Wisconsin and they engage youth through phone… Continue Reading Podcast: How Apprenticeship Navigators Can Connect Secondary Students to Registered Adult Apprenticeships

American Girl Details Impact of Middleton Relocation, Consolidation

Nick Viviani and Elizabeth Wadas | NBC15   MIDDLETON, Wis. (WMTV) – More than four dozen American Girl workers will be affected by the company’s decision to relocate its corporate office in Middleton and combine some warehouse operations. A spokesperson… Continue Reading American Girl Details Impact of Middleton Relocation, Consolidation

WDBSCW Honors Participants, Employers at 2021 Annual Awards Celebration

MADISON, December 17, 2021 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored four individuals with the Aspire Award and two community leaders with the Champions in Action Award during the 38th Annual Awards Celebration on December 8,… Continue Reading WDBSCW Honors Participants, Employers at 2021 Annual Awards Celebration

Wis. Workforce Development Boards Receive $20 Million to Boost Employment Access

Juliana Tornabene | NBC 15 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Eleven regions in Wisconsin will receive $20 million in grants to increase access to employment opportunities across the state, Gov. Tony Evers and the Department of Workforce Development announced Monday. The… Continue Reading Wis. Workforce Development Boards Receive $20 Million to Boost Employment Access

WDBSCW to Host In-Person Manufacturing Job Fair to Celebrate Manufacturing Month

MADISON, October 5, 2021 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in collaboration with the Job Center of Wisconsin partners, is hosting an in-person Manufacturing Job Fair on October 13, 2021 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at… Continue Reading WDBSCW to Host In-Person Manufacturing Job Fair to Celebrate Manufacturing Month

September Declared Workforce Development Month

MADISON, September 10, 2021 – In recognition of the critical role that workforce development services, programs and partnerships play in Wisconsin, Gov. Tony Evers issued a proclamation declaring September as Workforce Development Month. The proclamation follows the U.S. Congress’ resolution… Continue Reading September Declared Workforce Development Month

WDBSCW, Partners to Host Downtown Madison Virtual Job Fair June 2

MADISON, May 26, 2021 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) in partnership with the City of Madison, Destination Madison, Downtown Madison Inc., Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, Job Center of Wisconsin, Madison’s Central Business Improvement District… Continue Reading WDBSCW, Partners to Host Downtown Madison Virtual Job Fair June 2

Dane County putting $2 million into Badger Prairie Needs Network expansion, new job training initiative

Shanzeh Ahmad | Wisconsin State Journal Dane County is set to invest $2 million into expanding Badger Prairie Needs Network’s building and kick-starting a new job training initiative at the Verona-based organization to help communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.… Continue Reading Dane County putting $2 million into Badger Prairie Needs Network expansion, new job training initiative

Workforce Shortage Challenges Reemerge as Wisconsin Businesses Dig Out of the Pandemic

Mitchell Schmidt | Wisconsin State Journal Wisconsin’s return to near pre-pandemic unemployment levels has brought with it the reemergence of one of the biggest challenges facing some of the state’s largest industries – a workforce shortage. The need for workers… Continue Reading Workforce Shortage Challenges Reemerge as Wisconsin Businesses Dig Out of the Pandemic
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