Making Madison Greener After WIOA Title I Programming

Individual enters trades after pre-apprenticeship training. Brooke was interested in the trades but didn’t know where to start. She connected with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programming in August 2020 for career and training services and decided to enroll… Continue Reading Making Madison Greener After WIOA Title I Programming

WIOA Helps Participant Improve English Skills & Continue Education

Individual continues education to achieve welding goals. Jose didn’t have a high school diploma and was unemployed when he enrolled at Moraine Park Technical College to improve his English and literacy skills. He developed strong relationships with the college and… Continue Reading WIOA Helps Participant Improve English Skills & Continue Education

Laid Off Worker Taps on WIOA for Training Services

A worker completes training to help resume stand out. Tonya was dislocated from Sub-Zero in May 2020. She attended a Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) session with our WIOA Title 3 partner, Wisconsin Job Service, where she learned about… Continue Reading Laid Off Worker Taps on WIOA for Training Services
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Youth Apprentice Gets Hands-On Experience Before Choosing Career Pathway

Student enters agricultural path thanks to Youth Apprenticeship. Maryann grew up on a family farm where she helped care for calves. She was interested in a career pathway in agriculture, but wanted hands-on experience in the workforce before committing to… Continue Reading Youth Apprentice Gets Hands-On Experience Before Choosing Career Pathway

Laid Off Worker Taps on WorkSmart for Training Services

A worker completes training to help resume stand out. Tonya was dislocated from Sub-Zero in May 2020. She attended a Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) session with our WIOA Title 3 partner, Wisconsin Job Service, where she learned about… Continue Reading Laid Off Worker Taps on WorkSmart for Training Services

WIOA Matches Job Seeker with New Career

A laid off worker makes $100K after WIOA programs. Our South Central WIOA Dislocated Worker participant learned about the free career and training services available to them through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) during a Reemployment Services and… Continue Reading WIOA Matches Job Seeker with New Career

Dislocation Turns Into New Career Opportunity

Laid off worker explores new careers with WorkSmart. Robert was laid off from LSC Communications in August 2020 after 34 years in the printing industry. He attended a Rapid Response session where he learned about the services available through the… Continue Reading Dislocation Turns Into New Career Opportunity
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Middle College Alumni Continues Career in Culinary

An individual uses hands-on opportunity to build skills. Brandon wanted hands-on learning opportunities outside of high school classes when he connected with the WorkSmart Network and enrolled in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) youth programming in August 2016. “It… Continue Reading Middle College Alumni Continues Career in Culinary
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Laid Off Worker Returns to WorkSmart During Career Transition

WorkSmart is here as your safety net when you need it. Robin was laid off from her job at Foremost Farms in January 2020. She attended a Rapid Response session and learned about the free services available to her through… Continue Reading Laid Off Worker Returns to WorkSmart During Career Transition