Employ Milwaukee

Employ Milwaukee




Employ Milwaukee (EMI) was established in 1989 and is the largest Workforce Development Board in Wisconsin, serving the most diverse racial and economic area in the state. Governed by a board of 36 leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, EMI employs 72 workforce development professionals, coordinates industry leaders across five sector-based advisory boards, and administers an annual budget of over $20 million. The board conducts data tracking and case management for its monthly quantitative and narrative reports to its 20+ funding and government partners. EMI has established an Industry Advisory Board (IAB) operating model around key industry sectors and occupations. Employer and industry representatives drive the alignment of EMI’s talent sourcing and skill development strategies to respond to the current workforce and labor market needs.

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In Demand Occupations

Office and Administrative Support, Production, Sales, Transportation and Material Moving, Food Preparation and Serving, Healthcare Support, Personal Care and Service, Construction and Extraction, Computer and Mathematical, Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance, Architecture and Engineering, Business and Financial Operations, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Healthcare Practitioners

Driver Employers

Phoenix Products, PEC Electrical Services, Quad Graphics, General Mills, TL Reese, Master Lock, Next Door Foundation, Stainless Foundry, J. Campione Inc., Professional Placement Services, Leonardo DRS


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