Employers contact the Wisconsin Business Department of Workforce Development to find workforce solutions to recruit qualified workers, retain well-trained and productive employees, access workforce planning resources, and to build staff diversity through broad pool of skilled job candidates.
Speakers & Topics:
Presenter: Jeff Pooler - Business Services Consultant
DVR provides employment services to people with disabilities. This presentation will cover information concerning the financial benefits to employers who choose to hire our job candidates, the competitive advantage of having a diverse and inclusive workforce, and how DVR can assist with recruitment, retention, and training opportunities.
Office of Economic Advisors
Presenter: Thomas Michels - Labor Market Economist
The Office of Economic Advisors (OEA) is composed of regional labor economists, projectionists, and researchers. We work with state and local partners to provide analysis and insights into pressing workforce development challenges. Engage our team's unique experience and expertise to create customized workforce and economic development research and products to give you the edge in today's competition for talent. Find out the OEA's capabilities and learn from examples of past projects and research the office has done.
Office of Veterans Employment Services
Presenters: Brian Peterson - Local Veterans Employment Representative
Tom Casey - Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Representative
Learn how you or a veteran you know can engage with the Office of Veterans Employment Services. The office's mission is to establish networks with employers who understand the value of veterans and are committed to hiring those who have served our nation, and with veterans who are ready to enter the workforce through targeted engagement and effective employment services.
Wisconsin Job Service
Presenter: Andrew Johnson - Employment and Training Specialist
Learn how to use and access online features of the Wisconsin Job Service website jobcenterofwisconsin.com. This program overview includes job postings, reviewing resumes, and quick links to local and statewide labor market information.