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You have arrived in our Media Center, which features blogs of many items of interest, including “In the News”, “Media Releases”, “Success Stories”, an event photo “Gallery”, and RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed capability which allows content providers to quickly deliver information to subscribers. Using RSS-compatible reader software, NCWWDB RSS subscribers can receive immediate notification about news and other content as soon as it’s added to the NCWWDB website.

Blog Posts

Former Employees Rebound after Mill Closure

Posted in In the News on July 22, 2014

About six years ago, the Domtar Paper Mill in Port Edwards shut its doors, leaving more than 500 workers without jobs. A recent report commissioned by the North Central WI Workforce Development Board, says those workers are bouncing back…

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New Report Shows Central WI Dislocated Mill Workers Fared Remarkably Well

Posted in Media Releases on July 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2014 –  New report shows Central Wisconsin dislocated mill workers fared remarkably well Stevens Point, WI – A new report entitled “Serving Dislocated Workers from the Port…

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Domtar ROI Report Presentation

Posted in In the News on June 26, 2014

Watch the video presentation for the Domtar Return-on-Investment Report featuring Eric Giordano, Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy & Service (WIPPS).

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Local employers brace for age-induced worker shortage

Posted in In the News on June 15, 2014

Bruce Trimble, employer services director for the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board speaks to members of the South Area Business Association.

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Workforce Leaders visit North Central WI area to discuss Wisconsin Fast Forward & Blueprint for Prosperity

Posted in In the News on June 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2014 – Developing Wisconsin’s Workforce: DWD Highlights Governor’s Customized Worker Training Initiatives to Set Communities on Path to Prosperity MADISON – Department of Workforce Development…

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NCWWDB Hires Business Services Specialist

Posted in Media Releases on June 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2014 – NCWWDB Announces Ray Rogers as its New Business Services Specialist Stevens Point, WI -The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) is pleased…

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Matt’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on June 1, 2014

Matt was offered a full time position as an IT Support Specialist with a local manufacturer prior to graduating in May 2013. Matt is very satisfied in his new career and feels his training program provided him the experience and professional skills needed to become a valued employee. Matt had this to say about the program and his case managers, “This funding helped greatly to reduce the financial stress while I was in school and showed that WIA cared and wanted to help with more than just tuition or books.” Kudos Matt!

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Kim’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on February 22, 2014

Five months later, Kim called to let Amy know she had job offers from two different companies and was in wage negotiations with both. She ended up accepting the offer from Collaborative Consulting, started her new career as a QA Analyst on June 1st, and has been happily working there since.

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Metal Manufacturing Alliance Meeting

Posted in Media Releases on February 10, 2014

Stevens Point, WI – The Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturers Alliance (CWIMMA) will be holding a general informational meeting on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at Greenheck Corporation in Schofield, WI. CWIMMA is an action-based alliance of primarily metal fabrication and machining companies in central Wisconsin who have proactively banded together to help address the shortage of skilled welders, machinists and fabricators in its region.

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New Computer Skills Assessment Offered to Job Seekers

Posted in Media Releases on December 11, 2013

Stevens Point, WI – In acknowledgement of Wisconsin’s Computer Science Education Week, the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and its Job Center partners announce that they are implementing new services to assist job seekers in assessing and improving their basic computer skills, as well as exposing them to careers in Information Technology.

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