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February 2019 Unemployment Rate at 3.8%

Trending News St. Croix County’s February Unemployment Rate at 3.8% On March 13th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January 2019 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations greater...

Employers Face Workforce Challenges Head-on

SCEDC BLOG Employers Face Workforce Challenges Head-On BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR It seems ‘Help Wanted’ signs have replaced ‘Garage Sale’ signs as the least popular among community beautification advocates. Street right-of-ways are littered with ‘Apply Today’...

EDC Creates Resource Guide for Employers and Jobseekers

Trending News   EDC Creates Resource Guide for Employers and Jobseekers St. Croix EDC’s workforce committee recently created a workforce guide for St. Croix Valley employers and jobseekers. It is available in a printed format or an electronic version here. In...

Girl Scout Cookies and the Five P’s

SCEDC BLOG Girl Scout Cookies and the Five P’s BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Thin Mint. Peanut Butter Do-si-Dos. Shortbread Trefoils. Samoas. Just like the first backyard robin, Girl Scout cookie sales are another sign that Old Man Winter is on his way out and...

The Right Stuff

SCEDC BLOG The Right Stuff BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Tom Wolfe penned a book in the late 1970’s entitled, ‘The Right Stuff’ about American test pilots who were part of the early research efforts leading to NASA’s space program. The pilots flew experimental...

January 2019 Unemployment

Trending News St. Croix County’s January Unemployment Rate at 4.0% On March 13th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January 2019 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations greater...

Workforce Development Survey

Trending News   St. Croix EDC Seeks Input with Workforce Development Survey St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announces a new effort to address workforce issues and challenges faced by employers in the St. Croix Valley. Workforce attraction and...