WorkSmart Smartly Works with Locals to Find Smart Work

Jonathan Shipley | WiscNews October 7, 2022 Tracy Carbonara needed a job. The Wisconsin Dells resident worked in the restaurant industry for years. She managed a restaurant but lost her job and wasn’t sure what to do next. She was… Continue Reading WorkSmart Smartly Works with Locals to Find Smart Work

Incarcerated Students Graduate from Madison College Carpentry Program

Juliana Tornabene | NBC 15 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Incarcerated students graduated from Madison College’s carpentry program Tuesday morning. The carpentry program allows jail residents to come to the campus for classes and get a work release. Students started off… Continue Reading Incarcerated Students Graduate from Madison College Carpentry Program

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
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