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Waukesha County’s Industries

January 29th, 2018|

We know one of our greatest strengths in Waukesha County is manufacturing. However, there are many different types, each with their own specific needs and requirements. We broke down the broad sector of manufacturing into different industries, so we can really see where our strengths lie.

2018 Workforce Development Strategy

December 18th, 2017|

The number one concern we hear from the business community is workforce. In a survey we conducted in 2017, 67% of businesses in Waukesha County report finding a skilled workforce to be the primary challenge they face when starting or growing their business. It’s time for us to address that.

Talent Pipeline Management Academy – Part Three

December 18th, 2017|

Robyn Ludtke, talent and education manager for the Waukesha County Business Alliance, recently participated in the final session facilitated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Pipeline Management Academy, in Washington D.C.

Center for Growth featured in WEDC’s “Leading the Way” publication

December 11th, 2017|

The Waukesha County Center for Growth is proud to be included in the Wisconsin Economic Development Association‘s Leading the Way magazine for 2017. The publication is designed to showcase problems being solved by Wisconsin’s economic development experts and support organizations. On page 20 of the magazine, you can learn about how the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network and the Waukesha [...]

Talent Pipeline Management Academy, Part Two

November 6th, 2017|

Robyn Ludtke, talent and education manager for both the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth, recently participated in the second of three classes facilitated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Pipeline Management Academy in Washington D.C.

Waukesha County: Preparing for Foxconn

October 20th, 2017|

​Foxconn has announced Mount Pleasant as the site for its new $10 billion manufacturing plant. The Waukesha County Center for Growth and the Waukesha County Business Alliance have been supportive of the project since the beginning, and we have been working hard to make sure that Waukesha County is poised to take advantage of the many opportunities Foxconn has to offer.

Get Inspired

September 19th, 2017|

What do you want to do when you’re finished with high school? Become a doctor, a lawyer or a police officer? What about a computer-numeric-controlled (CNC) machinist, a construction manager or a diagnostic medical sonographer? What do you think of those careers? Have you heard of them?