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Tony Evers, Governor
Amy Pechacek, Secretary

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary's Office

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784

Sept. 15, 2023
CONTACT: DWD Communications

Employers and Job Seekers Connect with Resources at Statewide Job Center Open House

MADISON – Job seekers, employers and other members of the public are invited to visit one of 18 Wisconsin job centers taking part in a statewide open house on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

These open houses, held in partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and its regional workforce partners, will showcase the wealth of resources and information that Wisconsin's job centers offer to anyone seeking help with job searches, career exploration, recruitment assistance, and a variety of other services.

"September is Workforce Development Month, and with new monthly statistics showing growth in the state's labor force and record total number of jobs during August, now is the perfect time to see what your nearest job center can offer," DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek said. "From career exploration and training to help finding skilled workers for your business, our dedicated job center staff help tens of thousands of people every year achieve their workforce goals. Come to the open house and be the next Wisconsinite to achieve your recruitment or career goals."

This year's open house theme is workforce participation. Several participating sites are hosting adjoining events that demonstrate the range of services offered through local job centers, such as workforce resource fairs, employer-centered activities and mobile job center services. View the full list of job centers that are hosting open houses and adjoining events, including open house hours and addresses.

The 18 participating sites are among more than 40 job centers across the state operated in partnership with Wisconsin's 11 workforce development boards to serve local communities.

Job seekers can learn more about:

DWD staff can also provide extra assistance for:

Employers can learn more about:

Learn more about job center resources, including:

Find a job center location near you.


Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development efficiently delivers effective and inclusive services to meet Wisconsin's diverse workforce needs now and for the future. The department advocates for and invests in the protection and economic advancement of all Wisconsin workers, employers and job seekers through six divisions – Employment and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation, Unemployment Insurance, Equal Rights, Worker's Compensation and Administrative Services. To keep up with DWD announcements and information, sign up for news releases and follow us on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.