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Supporting expungement reform

September 19th, 2019|

Workforce development is the number one issue facing Waukesha County, the Milwaukee 7 region and our state. With record-low levels of unemployment in Wisconsin and an aging workforce, employers and workforce leaders recognize that criminal justice reform can improve both the labor market and life outcomes for people with criminal records. Supporting programs that assist [...]

31st Leadership Waukesha County class kicks off

September 4th, 2019|

Our 31st Leadership Waukesha County class kicked off on Wednesday, September 4. Leadership Waukesha County is a nine-month program that focuses on development of business professionals who live or work in the greater Waukesha County area. The goal of the class is to provide the tools, processes and inspiration necessary to develop and enhance leadership skills that will [...]

Congratulations to the 2019 Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County

February 20th, 2019|

The Waukesha County Business Alliance has announced the eight winners of its Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County awards program. These awards celebrate young professionals who live or work in Waukesha County and who have shown personal initiative, determination and commitment to their careers and their community. The Alliance received many nominations for the awards, and [...]

Leveraging the TechHire program to meet your tech talent needs

October 11th, 2018|

By: Laura Catherman, Director, Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board. In 2016, the United States Department of Labor awarded nearly $150 million in H-1B TechHire Partnership grants to 39 partnerships providing services in 25 states. These grants provide employment and training assistance to train workers with the skills required for well-paying middle- and high-skilled, and high-growth jobs.

30th Leadership Waukesha County class kicks off

August 31st, 2018|

Our 30th Leadership Waukesha County class kicked off on Wednesday, August 22. Leadership Waukesha County is a nine-month program that focuses on development of business professionals who live or work in the greater Waukesha County area. The goal of the class is to provide the tools, processes and inspiration necessary to develop and enhance leadership skills [...]

Reaching out to YPs

April 17th, 2018|

We've revamped our Young Professionals of Waukesha County program to give YPs the opportunity to get to know each other, access professional development opportunities and build lasting connections with each other and the community.

Revamped Young Professionals of Waukesha County

January 5th, 2018|

As part of the Alliance's strategy to attract and retain young talent to Waukesha County, we are revamping our current Young Professionals programming to serve the young professionals community better. We want to help young professionals in Waukesha County get to know each other, access professional development opportunities and build lasting connections with each other and [...]