Dynamic Works Workforce RookieTM is your workforce starter explosion! A fast paced, interactive workforce development overview for those new to the industry. New employees stay and feel effective when they know what they are doing. Workforce RookieTM was developed with that in mind because introducing your new staff to the niche world of workforce development is essential for their success and the triumph of your program. Take a peek inside Workforce RookieTM October!
See what our October Rookie has to say about their experience.
I can see this really benefiting a newer workforce professional! Since we are such an integral part of the "workforce ecosystem", was nice to have this quick, positive and fun overview!"
Since every state is a bit different, they did a great job presenting information that was general enough for ALL the participants to connect with!"
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Patrick Medlock, Workshop Facilitator, CareerSource Capital Region, and Sheng Wood, Quality Performance and Training Specialist, CareerSource North Central Florida, were recognized during the Florida Workforce Development Summit as Workforce Champions for their respective regions. Honorees are recognized for their enhancement to overall performance, effectiveness within the workforce system, customer service skills, innovation, peer leadership, and commitment to the board mission. Sheng Wood was additionally recognized as the Service Innovator of the Year from among the 24 Workforce Champions.
CONGRATULATIONS to both Sheng and Patrick!
"The expo — hosted in a partnership between Kenosha and Racine counties and the Division of Extension of the University of Wisconsin-Madison — featured 25 agency exhibitors. It included the Kenosha Human Development Services, Goodwill Industries, the Office of Veteran Employment Services, ResCare Workforce Services, WTRP Big Step, the Racine YMCA First Choice Pre-Apprenticeship Program and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development among others."
Jennifer Ditscheit, DWFS Business Services Representative in the Southeastern Wisconsin Region, is interviewed by Milwaukee television station WTMJ regarding recruiting efforts during the 2019 holiday season.
Representing DWFS on August 28, 2019, at in Shawnee, Oklahoma is Tom Summar, Regional Director, and Kim Chapman, One Stop Operator for the Central Oklahoma Workforce Investment Board meeting. Tom shared the great progress the DWFS team is making on annual performance expectations as the new program year gets underway. Kim continues to embrace her role as OSO, and shared some news with the Board about her work throughout the COWIB region. Great work, Tom and Kim!
Our Dynamic Team in Florida at the 2019 Annual Meeting.
Top Left - Terri Leisten, Dan McGrew, Toni Smith, Karen Burns, Georgann Kincade, Cheryl Newton, Sherry Dawson, Scott Amey, Donna Manning - Bottom Left - Chris Berry, JoAnna McHugh, Yvonne Lopez, Kyle Smith, Tom Summar, Billy Reddick, Paul Dunn, Erich Ulmer, Tam Steine
Dynamic team members understand the value of continuous professional development and took advantage of that learning opportunity by participating in the 2018 NAWDP Annual Youth Symposium.
The event this year was held in Chicago from December 12-14th and is considered an excellent investment in our Youth Programs. This is also a great opportunity for DWFS team members from across the country to spend time learning together and sharing best practices.
Some of the sessions offered included: Academic Training Initiatives, Serving the Needs of Priority Populations, Creating and Strengthening Career Pathways, Improving Work Based learning and Employer Engagement and Leadership and Personal Development. Click link for more details nawdpyouth.pdf
These are topics that we value along with the Relationship Building opportunities between our very talented team members.