Workers

Unemployed or underemployed?
Let's change that.

Whether you're starting your career or changing careers and need some help, we're here for you. The WorkSmart Network is a team supported by the WDBSCW that specializes in delivering innovative workforce services and resources to prepare you for a successful career pathway. We partner with businesses, educational institutions, the South Central Wisconsin Job Centers and other community partners to develop initiatives and improve the skills of workers in our region.

Our Services

We offer innovative employment and training services to meet your career goals. Instantly tap into tools for career assessments, wage exploration, priority occupational research, "hidden" job search sites, up-skilling and training options, and more.

If you live in the South Central Wisconsin counties of Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marquette or Sauk and are interested in learning more about our services, contact us.

Career Planning

If you're looking for a job or are interested in switching careers, let's talk. We offer a variety of resources, tools and services to help you plan and pursue a rewarding career.

Education & Training

Whether you want to build skills, land a job or perform better in your career, let's talk. We offer many training options to help, including assistance with education, certifications and more.

Job Search

Ready to work? We can help you navigate the work search waters with services to help you polish your resume, strengthen your job search, prepare for interviews and job fairs, and connect with local employers.

Programs

If you're looking for extensive career and training support, check out our Independent Living page, Laid Off Workers page, STEPS (youth programming) page or contact a WorkSmart Network staff nearest you.

Our Numbers

83

percent of adult customers found employment last year

1,010

unemployed/underemployed adults, dislocated workers and youth received services including career exploration, job placement assistance and training support last year