How can California help laid-off retail workers find jobs? This state’s approach may work

Jeong Park | Sacramento Bee The COVID-19 pandemic was one for the record books for the retail industry. More than 40 major retailers declared bankruptcy, and more than 11,000 stores closed in 2020 across the U.S., according to CoStar Group.… Continue Reading How can California help laid-off retail workers find jobs? This state’s approach may work

WDBSCW to Host Drive Thru Job Fairs in Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marquette, Sauk Counties

MADISON, April 30, 2021 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the WorkSmart Network, Wisconsin Job Service and the county economic development departments, will host Drive Thru Job Fairs in six Wisconsin counties, including… Continue Reading WDBSCW to Host Drive Thru Job Fairs in Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marquette, Sauk Counties

Wisconsin Workforce Development Boards Awarded $2.5M to Address Rural Healthcare Workforce Shortages

MADISON, April 29, 2021 – Six workforce development boards, including the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), received $2.5M in funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program to address rural healthcare workforce shortages… Continue Reading Wisconsin Workforce Development Boards Awarded $2.5M to Address Rural Healthcare Workforce Shortages

Wisconsin Program Helps People Find Jobs After Prison

Employment reduces recidivism, and Wisconsin is taking strides to provide job support for people who have been incarcerated. Nazish Dholakia | Senior Writer At the Oakhill Correctional Institution, a prison in the town of Oregon, Wisconsin, Benjamin sat at a… Continue Reading Wisconsin Program Helps People Find Jobs After Prison

WDBSCW to Host Click Thru Job Fair January 27

January 25, 2021, MADISON – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) is hosting a Click Thru Job Fair on January 27, 2021 to connect laid off workers to businesses that are hiring. Job and company information will… Continue Reading WDBSCW to Host Click Thru Job Fair January 27

2 online job fairs Wednesday aim to help Wisconsinites unemployed during COVID-19

Shelley K. Mesch | Wisconsin State Journal A Madison staffing firm and local job centers are hosting job fairs Wednesday highlighting open jobs within dozens of local companies to help area residents who had been laid off due to the… Continue Reading 2 online job fairs Wednesday aim to help Wisconsinites unemployed during COVID-19

WDBSCW Hosts Virtual Annual Awards Celebration, Honors Participants and Businesses

MADISON, January 6, 2021 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) honored five individuals with the Aspire Award and two community leaders with the Champions in Action Award during the 37th Annual Awards Celebration on December 9,… Continue Reading WDBSCW Hosts Virtual Annual Awards Celebration, Honors Participants and Businesses

Business Groups Say Some Industries Still Dealing With Worker Shortage

Read the Wisconsin Public Radio article here. Shortage Concerns Come Despite Elevated Unemployment Rate in Wisconsin By Rachael VasquezPublished: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 5:45am The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) says many businesses continue to deal with a shortage… Continue Reading Business Groups Say Some Industries Still Dealing With Worker Shortage

Where Can Out-of-Work Wisconsinites Find Jobs?

Where Can Out-Of-Work Wisconsinites Find Jobs? Heavy Truck Drivers, Nurses Are the Positions with Most Online Job Listings in Wisconsin By Rachael VasquezPublished: Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 5:45am Tens of thousands of people remain out of work in Wisconsin as… Continue Reading Where Can Out-of-Work Wisconsinites Find Jobs?

WDBSCW to Host Drive Thru Job Fair in Baraboo, Madison

September 28, 2020, MADISON – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the WorkSmart Network and Job Service, will host a third round of Drive Thru Job Fairs to connect workers affected by closures and… Continue Reading WDBSCW to Host Drive Thru Job Fair in Baraboo, Madison
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