About us

Southeastern WORKs - is Southeastern Wisconsin's resource for employment needs. Our area includes Walworth, Racine & Kenosha Counties and is administered by the Southeastern Wisconsin Workforce Development Board. Our commitment is to provide quality training and programs to develop a skilled workforce for business success.

Mission

lt is the mission of the SE Wl WDB that the needs of business and workers drive workforce solutions; the centers provide excellent customer service to job seekers and employers and focus on continuous improvement; and the workforce system supports strong regional economies and plays an active role in community and workforce
development.

Vision

The SE Wl WDB seeks to promote the economic prosperity of the region by providing exceptional workforce development services. This will be accomplished by using best practice and talent development and retention methods that collaborate across stakeholder platforms. This approach integrates a continuum of services to job seekers and businesses in a manner responsible with tax payer resources. By doing so we shall become a destination of choice for talent and businesses.

The Strategic Goals of Southeast Wisconsin Workforce Development Area that connect with the vision are to:

  • Operate established One-Stop centers for services to employers, with job seekers prepared to meet employer hiring needs.

  • Promote educational attainment and credentials that meet employer hiring needs.

  • Develop and support workforce strategies that respond to current economic conditions and specific regional and local needs, customizing services for specific employers.

  • Proactively address future workforce needs. 

  • Participate and align with regional workforce initiatives through the Regional Workforce Alliance, as well as local goals developed by local and county-based partnerships.