Department of Workforce Development Archives

City of Milwaukee Office of Workforce Development hosts ‘Drive-Thru Job Fairs’

September 2, 2021

The City of Milwaukee Office of Workforce Development held “Drive-Thru Job Fairs” on the north side and south side on Thursday, July 15, 2021, for Milwaukee job seekers looking for immediate employment opportunities. The job fair events were enthusiastically supported by Common Council members Chantia Lewis (9th District), José G. Pérez (12th District), and Russell… [Read More]

Workforce Development hosts North Side and North West Side drive-thru job fairs

November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the City of Milwaukee Office of Workforce Development hosted North Side and North West Side “Drive-Thru Job Fairs,” for Milwaukee job seekers looking for immediate employment opportunities. The job fairs focused on neighborhoods within the 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 9th Aldermanic Districts, all which have been hit hard by COVID-19…. [Read More]

MATC and Wisconsin DWD introduce industrial manufacturing technician apprenticeship

September 20, 2012

New on-the-job training opportunity helps address skills gap Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) introduced a new entry-level Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Apprenticeship to help address the skills gap in Wisconsin’s vital manufacturing sector today. “Manufacturing is leading Wisconsin’s economic recovery, adding more than 12,000 jobs in the… [Read More]