Category: Press Releases

  • Winning with Wisconsin’s Workforce

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    WDBSCW, DWD Kick Off Regional Forums to Highlight Training Resources, Strategic Opportunities and Local Success Stories MADISON – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin invites employers, educators, community leaders, nonprofit service providers and more to attend a forum designed to highlight regional workforce development investments, available funding, resources to aid competitiveness, and local…

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  • MADISON, December 16, 2022 – 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 39th Annual Awards Celebration on December 7, 2022. The Aspire Award recognizes individuals for their achievements in the WDBSCW’s workforce development programs…

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  • FORT ATKINSON, November 7, 2022 – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) partnered with Madison College and Opportunities, Inc. to grow the skills of incumbent workers in Jefferson County through a Leadership Academy. Local businesses selected employees to attend the Leadership Academy to upskill from their current roles and fill the workforce…

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  • 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, 2021. The Aspire Award dates back to 2002 and acknowledges individuals for their dedication and…

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  • 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 the Warner Park Community Center (1625 Northport Drive, Madison). Attendees will have the opportunity to…

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  • September Declared Workforce Development Month

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    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 to designate September as National Workforce Development Month. The resolution points to the investments in…

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  • 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 and Madison Originals, is hosting a virtual job fair to connect job seekers to the…

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  • May 7, 2021, MADISON – The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the WorkSmart Network, Wisconsin Job Service and the county economic development partners, are hosting a Virtual Career Fair on May 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to directly connect job seekers to company recruiters. This Virtual Career…

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  • 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 Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marquette and Sauk, to connect job seekers to local hiring opportunities.…

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  • 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 in communities across the state. The grant program will fund the Collaboration of Wisconsin: Rural…

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