News Release: Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires MADISON, WI — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), a private, not-for-profit firm focused on developing innovative and demand-driven workforce solutions to serve business and… Continue Reading News Release: Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires
Job seekers speaking with an employer at a job fair

The Workforce Development Board of SC WI is hiring!

We’re seeking new team members! The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), located in Madison, Wisconsin, is a nonprofit organization comprised of members committed to preparing our regional workforce for the needs of industry. We’re a small organization that plays a big… Continue Reading The Workforce Development Board of SC WI is hiring!
Foundations for the Trades Academy students measuring on a job site

Construction Company Hopes Training Program Will Produce New Hires

A $75,000 Fast Forward grant awarded to the Workforce Development Board and 10 Wisconsin companies will focus efforts to “attract workers who hadn’t considered construction careers before undergoing training, including women and ethnic minorities” through programming like the Foundations for the Trades… Continue Reading Construction Company Hopes Training Program Will Produce New Hires
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