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The Rock County Job Center is hosting a January hiring fair, and one of the agencies looking for temporary workers is the U.S. Census Bureau, which hasn't sought job applicants since the 2010 Census.
Recently, United Way Blackhawk Region awarded a two-year, $25,000 grant to KANDU Industries, a local nonprofit agency that serves people with disabilities. The funding will offset training costs for local companies that would hire KANDU clients.
A growing number of people leaving retail jobs—some voluntarily and some not—are reinventing themselves in other segments of the local economy.
Rep. Bryan Steil, the 1st Congressional District's new congressman, said he is co-chairman of a caucus that focuses on jobs.
Local semitrailer manufacturer Stoughton Trailers faces headwinds many area employers face in keeping its current ranks and hiring new ones. Record low unemployment and a tight and competitive labor market have forced the company developing its manpower from within.
A new, month-long internship program this summer will place incoming Rock County high school seniors with local employers.
A tight labor pool and low unemployment are leading state labor officials to work harder at prying idled workers off the sidelines.
For a full school year, the Janesville School District’s advanced construction class drops Parker and Craig high school students into the middle of a home build.