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Attracting veterans to Wisconsin

February 8th, 2019|

By: Steve Janke, Statewide Veterans Field Representative, Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs The Alliance met with Steve Janke in 2018 and looks forward to partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other organizations on efforts to employ veterans.   On August 24, 2018, Wisconsin launched a national campaign to encourage transitioning military personnel and [...]

School of Applied Technologies Programs Enjoy Record Enrollments

January 6th, 2019|

As featured in the January 2019 Accelerate Magazine: Mike ShielsDean of the School of Applied Technologies, Waukesha County Technical College When the economy is strong, jobs are plentiful and college enrollments are steady. When the unemployment rate is high, people tend to go back to school and enrollments rise. In Waukesha County Technical College’s School [...]

2018 Workforce Development Strategy

December 18th, 2017|

The number one concern we hear from the business community is workforce. In a survey we conducted in 2017, 67% of businesses in Waukesha County report finding a skilled workforce to be the primary challenge they face when starting or growing their business. It’s time for us to address that.