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Companies say they’re hiring, so why is no one getting hired?

In recent months headlines have been full of news of estimates about open jobs that are going to be created in the Southeast Wisconsin region and it seems that a favorite bar topic is if Foxconn is or isn’t going to create 13,000 jobs “as promised.” Just as unemployment numbers are slippery and inaccurate, job […]

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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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United Way of Racine County Looks to Fill President/CEO Position

United Way of Racine County is a resource development and community impact organization meeting the needs of the entire Racine County community. The mission is to improve lives and create lasting community change in partnership with others. United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways […]

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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 […]

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Officials respond quickly to reports of Foxconn changes

Updated at 3:45 p.m. with statements from local and state elected officials and agencies. In the wake of the early Wednesday morning news that Foxconn Technology Group was rethinking some of its plans for what products it might manufacture at the company’s massive campus under development in Mount Pleasant, local and state officials were quick […]

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As Shopko enters bankruptcy, Racine and Kenosha stores remain open

As Green Bay-based retailer Shopko spins toward financial oblivion and liquidation, 16 stores in Wisconsin will be closed. On Wednesday the regional retailer filed for bankruptcy. The company seeks to restructure as a result of excess debt and competitive pressures. The petitions have been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska. […]

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New home construction next cooperative project between City of Racine and GLCCC

City officials, the County Treasurer and representatives of Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps were on hand Monday to celebrate the next cooperative project between the city and GLCCC—a new home to be built at 1432 Illinois St. in Racine. Th groundbreaking event was on the site of an existing house will be torn down to […]

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State Veterans agency announces new grants for business training and technical assistance

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dan Zimmerman announced today $400,000 in grants to non-profit organizations that provide entrepreneurship training, or technical, business or other assistance to veteran entrepreneurs to improve employment outcomes. “We are proud to support veterans who are choosing to invest in themselves to create businesses right here in Wisconsin,” said […]

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SPONSORED: Firestone Complete Auto Care is looking to fill key positions

SPONSORED CONTENT There is a persistent notion that in today’s job market a college education is the only path to a great job with a good income. It is an unfortunate fact that sometimes gets in the way of employers connecting with great applicants. At the Firestone Complete Auto Care, 1122 N Main St., Store […]

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Press Release: Badger Meter to Create 40 Jobs in Racine

MADISON – Badger Meter, a developer of flow measurement products, is expanding its operations in Racine – a project expected to create 40 jobs over the next three years. “We applaud Badger Meter for its decision to continue to invest and grow in Wisconsin,” said Governor Scott Walker. “As an industry leader and innovator, the company’s […]