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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 […]

Registration for Third Annual SWMO Apprenticeship Forum Now Open!

Join us for the 3rd Annual SWMO Apprenticeship Forum Friday, November 15th from 9:30am to 12:30pm Holiday Inn, Conference Center in Joplin, MO This year’s forum includes presentations from SUZANNE RICHARDS with the Missouri Registered Apprenticeship Program, TRACE LAUGHERY with the US Department of Labor – Office of Apprenticeship, TRACY ROBERTS, Human Resources Director with Mercy Hospital, DR. […]

Official WIOA Plan Modification June 2019

Official WIOA Plan Modification June 2019 Consistent with the “sunshine” provisions of WIOA sec. 107(e), the Workforce Investment Board of Southwest Missouri posts the “SW WIB Local Plan Modification” for public comments.  Any public comments concerning the plan may be sent to Sherri Rhuems, Executive Director at publiccomment@sectorready.org.

2019 SW MO Economic Profile & Targeted Industry Analysis

The WIB recently completed a preliminary examination of the region’s economy and targeted industries to help inform its upcoming four-year operations plan.  The report examines population and job trends, population characteristics, underemployment, commuting patterns, industry and workforce characteristics, and more. Individual counties and partner regions are also examined, including those within the service areas of […]

Underemployment Examined in SW Missouri

The provision of labor market information is one of the many business services available to employers through the local workforce system in Southwest Missouri.  Oftentimes businesses are in search of wage information in an effort to remain competitive and ensure their recruiting is effective. The Workforce Investment Board is able to provide detailed and timely […]

Registration is open! Find all the info you need for Build My Future SWMO

(Pictured are students from Franklin Technology Center) Close to 500 students got their HANDS-ON Build My Future SWMO! BUILD MY FUTURE SWMO II Build My Future in SWMO is returning to the Newton County Fairgrounds in Neosho on Thursday, March 26, 2020!  Registration is NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! What is Build My Future […]

Labor Turnover Examined in SW Missouri

The provision of labor market information is one of the many business services available to employers through the local workforce system in Southwest Missouri.  Oftentimes businesses are in search of wage information in an effort to remain competitive and ensure their recruiting is effective.  The Workforce Investment Board is able to provide detailed and timely […]