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Podcast: Carthage College kicks off school year with Aspire Program

So it’s that time of year again. Thousands of high school grads are packing their bags and heading to college. And for students at Carthage College, they won’t be immersed in the rhetoric of just landing a job. Instead, the college — based in Kenosha — is focused on leadership, service, research and entrepreneurship through […]

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Help Wanted Episode 2: Coaching through the barriers

Navigating the labor market when you struggle with a mental illness, disability or behavioral issue can be a daunting task. For career coaches Jennifer Marx, of the Racine Friendship Clubhouse, and Joshua Battles, of Career Coaches of Wisconsin, the journey to helping people become more employable doesn’t start with skills, it starts with a person’s […]

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Racine County Eye kicks off Help Wanted, an employment podcast

Racine County Eye is dedicated to helping its readers, which is why we started a weekly employment podcast called Help Wanted. In our very first episode of Help Wanted, Kate Walker, talent and recruitment specialist with the Racine County Economic Development Corporation, talks about where the jobs are and the labor shortage area businesses are […]

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Successful Job Searching with a Criminal Record

From a DUI charge to petty theft, successful job searching with a criminal record is definitely an uphill battle. Many convicted felons strive to obtain a job as it provides financial security and the greater possibility of restoring your record. Luckily, more and more industries are opening up and hiring citizens with records. Criminal Background Checks Criminal background checks are […]

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Jobs That Help, Milwaukee-based Nonprofit jobs website, expands to Racine County

Press release MILWAUKEE, WI – Jobs That Help, the specialized Milwaukee-based jobs listing website for nonprofit organizations and job seekers, is announcing its expansion to Racine County, as well as to the rest of the state. Jobs That Help was launched in February 2019 by a team of Milwaukee nonprofit professionals in order to provide […]