Programs and Services
Employ Milwaukee’s combined formula and discretionary funding portfolio allows innovative programming across industry sectors. Federal WIOA formula funding supports foundational workforce activities and career planning programs. Coupled with a flexible network of service and training providers, Employ Milwaukee has developed a collaborative, innovative workforce strategy which incorporates skill training, apprenticeship programming and on-the-job training experiences into foundational programs and services. Regional partnerships with educators, training providers, business associations and employers extends the reach of programming and available workers.
To ensure workers are being trained for current job openings, Employ Milwaukee has implemented a sector strategy to develop training curricula with employers across industries. Employ Milwaukee works closely with companies in high growth industries, including the Manufacturing, Construction, Healthcare, Hospitality/Retail, Finance, Information Technology and Transportation sectors. Employ Milwaukee’s industry partners identify specific skills needed for high demand occupations, then education and training partners design customized trainings to train individuals with the skills for these occupations across industries. Once trained, Employ Milwaukee’s Business Services & Solutions Team matches candidates with job openings.