Pat Schramm, Chris Taylor, Andy Jorgenson, Mary Pasholk, Amy Mendel-Clemens

State Representatives tour South Central Wisconsin Job Center

Six Wisconsin State Representatives joined the Workforce Development Board leaders and Job Center partners in a tour of the Dane County Job Center on April 29. Job Center staff briefed Chris Taylor, State Representative for the 76th Assembly District; Mark… Continue Reading State Representatives tour South Central Wisconsin Job Center
Steve Arndt of Exponent, Inc. speaking at the MW Summit

Mature Workforce Summit showcases benefits, solutions to retain and reengage aging workforce

As part of the Mature Workforce Campaign, the Workforce Development Board convened high-level executives and human resource professionals to attend a special summit around the mature workforce on April 24 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The event, “Responding to a Maturing… Continue Reading Mature Workforce Summit showcases benefits, solutions to retain and reengage aging workforce
2014 Foundations for the Trades Academy graduates

Dane County program trains unemployed for jobs in the trades

Pat Schramm, director of the Workforce Development Board, cites that “graduates will hit the ground running as they begin the job application process in search of an opportunity to put their newly learned skills to work” in part because of… Continue Reading Dane County program trains unemployed for jobs in the trades
Foundations for the Trades Academy students on a job site

News Release: Foundations for the Trades Academy Prepares for Graduation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MADISON–The newest student cohort of Foundations for the Trades Academy is scheduled to graduate on Friday, April 4, 2014 as part of the program’s 3rd annual graduation ceremony. During the 6-week training program conducted by program partners including Construction… Continue Reading News Release: Foundations for the Trades Academy Prepares for Graduation