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The Workforce Connection is a business led board which serves as the regional resource for workforce development in Boone, Stephenson, and Winnebago counties in Northern Illinois.
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How The Workforce Connection
Is Serving The Community
Data from Program Year 2020
July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Employment opportunities, hiring events, career coaching, employment training, and specific assistance for in and out of school youth.
Most recent unemployment and labor force information, including employment by industry, updated monthly.
News & Testimonials
The Workforce Connection, Inc. (TWC), the local workforce board serving Boone, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties, is soliciting bids from agencies with experience in successfully conducting executive searches in the Rockford area in the search for an Executive Director for The Workforce Connection.
The Workforce Connection and AAR Announce EAGLE Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Program for Career-Seekers
The Workforce Connection (TWC), the region’s dedicated workforce development resource, and AAR announced a new Apprenticeship program for the region. The EAGLE Sheet Metal Apprenticeship combines classroom training with paid work experience to ensure students are ready for employment at AAR’s state of the art facility and a career in aviation maintenance.
The Workforce Connection works with youth and business partners and connects individuals to opportunities to expose youth to careers and fill business needs. The elevate Youth program recently connected a youth participant, Jessica, to a great opportunity. Alexander Mills, Executive Director of Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden shared her delight with us.
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The Workforce Connection– an Illinois WorkNet Center and partner in the American Job Center network. This program is funded by The Workforce Connection, Inc., Il Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Workforce Connection is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this website may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment by calling TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711. Contact the Equal Opportunity Officer at 815-395-6626. This program is subject to the provisions of the “Jobs for Veteran’s Act” Public Law 107-288, which provides priority of services to veterans and spouses of certain veterans.