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SectorReady+ Career Readiness Program Sees Expansion

The SectorReady+ pre-apprenticeships developed by Southwest Missouri’s Workforce Investment Board are set for another expansion this spring, with the launch of two new programs in Early Childhood Education and Industrial Maintenance & Machining. With childcare services in constant demand, the WIB is partnering with local tech centers and community colleges to develop another short-term pre-apprenticeship […]

SectorReady presentation at DWD WIOA Business Summit

Resources from the presentation by Jasen Jones from the SW MO WIB at the DWD WIOA Business Summit: Slide Deck (PDF) for October 25th SectorReady Toolkit 1.0 Full video from New America on needed changes to the labor market SectorReady Employer Video Regional Labor Studies from Growth Services Group Solar Career Pathway Tool Full video […]

Higher ed priorities find synergy with SectorReady innovations

More Missourians than ever before are earning a postsecondary credential; however, more must be done to provide all students with opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in a rapidly changing world. Those opening words included in the Executive Summary for Missouri’s new Blueprint for Higher Education point toward the agency embracing […]

MO-ACT state conference features SectorReady

The Missouri ACT conference, February 22nd in Columbia, included a breakout session from the Southwest Missouri WIB on the evolution of career pathways and the WIB’s SectorReady framework. Presented by Jasen Jones, an ACT State Council member and the director of the WIB, the session covered the need for career pathways to evolve, emerging models […]

Sketching out the future with SectorReady

A new three-minute video posted by the WIB provides a quick overview of SectorReady. The clip is a video-scribe of the features of career pathways and sector partnerships. The SectorReady framework in 2016 is set to revolutionize the methods by which students and transitioning adults learn about job opportunities and how to get the skills needed […]

Employers Get Ahead with SectorReady™

Following the region’s economic shifts ranging from recession recovery to disaster recovery, the labor market systems of the past are not keeping pace with employer demand.  Workforce, economic development, and education leaders rose to the occasion with the new SectorReady™ framework and its innovative training and credentialing solutions.  This top ten list (below) illustrates the […]

SectorReady leaders excel at state sector summit

Local Workforce leaders represented Southwest Missouri for the Show-Me State’s kickoff of sector strategies in a planning/training event held earlier this month in Osage Beach. Tucked away on the banks of the Lake of the Ozarks, about 130 professionals from the state’s workforce system and their partners from education, economic development, and workforce worked over two days […]

Workforce Summit launches SectorReady

The 2015 Heartland Workforce Summit marked the official launch of the SectorReady™ Toolkit 1.0. Powered by the WIB and the Joplin Regional Partnership, the toolkit reflects the region’s framework development and research in 2014-2015 for a robust array of career pathway and sector partnership resources.   Along with the presenters and attendees, the Workforce Summit was a success […]

SectorReady

Visit the WIB at www.sectorready.org for detailed information on on numerous Job Center resources for career seekers and businesses. The 2015 Heartland Workforce Summit marked the official launch of the SectorReady™ Toolkit 1.0. Powered by the WIB and the Joplin Regional Partnership, the toolkit reflects the region’s framework development and research in 2014-2015 for a robust array of […]

Build My Future Expo & Hiring Event Registration Now Open!!!

ATTENTION EMPLOYERS & TRAINING PROVIDERS IN THE BUILDING TRADES SECTOR!!! The Workforce Investment Board of Southwest Missouri, along with our sponsors and partners, are proud to bring you the first annual Build My Future in Southwest Missouri Expo!!!  The event will be held on April 11th at the Newton County Fairgrounds in Neosho from 9:30am to […]