Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board: Manufacturing specific virtual hiring event to be held October 8, 2021

A Manufacturing Specific Virtual Hiring Event is set for Friday, October 8, 2021 from 10 a.m.-noon. Job-seekers can meet virtually with multiple local manufacturers in a variety of industries. As of September 23, 10 area employers have registered to participate from a variety of different industries in the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (SWWDB) area, which includes the counties of Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland and Rock, as well as neighboring counties.

            Participating job seekers can talk with employers in real time, explore job vacancies, and submit their résumé.

            Job-seekers can create their profile by clicking on the ‘register to event’ button, and following the steps through the set-up wizard to create the account. Internet Explorer does not work with this platform, however, all other browsers will. To access the virtual event, go to

. Those interested are urged to register prior to the event to help avoid any last-minute technical issues.

            In addition, Department of Workforce Development (DWD) staff will be available to assist job seekers with registration and navigation of the event in-person at the Rock County Job Center on October 8, 2021 from 9am – noon in the Resource Room. There will also be a virtual Information Booth available during the event with a brief video detailing the features of the system and virtual hiring event best practices.

            Individuals having questions can email [email protected].

For Additional Information Contact:

Contact: Gail Graham

Business Services Manager

Rock County Job Center

1717 Center Avenue

Janesville, WI  53545

Phone (608) 314-3300, Ext. 304, Cell: (608) 295-4887

E-mail: [email protected]