In this business environment of constant change, many employers are seeking resources and curriculum development opportunities to train new workers and upgrade existing employees. This is critical for a number of reasons:
- It has been well documented that there is a significant mismatch between the technical skills required for many of the current job openings and the skill sets of potential applicants.
- Training employees on a variety of technical skills benefits not only the career growth of the individual but allows the employer to shift these employees to where the work is.
- The rate of change in technology reguires constant upgrading of technical skills.
The following programs provide resources to an employer for training opportunities:
Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (SWWDB) provides programming and services to individuals and businesses in Rock, Green, Layfayette, Grant, Iowa, and Richland counties. Below are information sheets provided by SWWDB.
United States Department of Labor