Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges are conducting focus groups and surveys this month to better understand the needs of individuals who lost their jobs as a result of downsizing or closing. The research will be used to improve the job search and training process.
Dislocated workers who are interested in participating should call Matousek and Associates at 800-365-7359 or visit www.advancewisconsin.org/focus. Participants will receive a small incentive.
This program is part of Advance Wisconsin–Manufacturing, a $14.9 million grant project 100 percent funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Awarded in 2012, this three-year project aims to improve advanced manufacturing technical college training to develop the skills of individuals to re-enter the workforce quickly in high-wage, high-skill and high-demand jobs.
This is an equal opportunity program; individuals with disabilities may request auxiliary aids and services by calling 711 or 800-947-6644 Voice/TTY.