By Terry Kovarik
Now Hiring signs and banners are a common sight throughout Wisconsin. But workforce development leaders say few employers are in a position to say no applications being accepted at this time. Wisconsin companies are having a difficult time finding applicants with the needed skill set for the jobs they have open. Bay Area Workforce Development Board Executive Director James Golembeski says that’s where Fast Forward Wisconsin is making a difference.
Golembeski says it’s been hard to place some unemployed workers because they have transportation, daycare or substance abuse issues to overcome.