Archive for October, 2015

20Oct

State’s unemployment rate hits 14-year low

By Portage County Business Council

Wisconsin’s unemployment rate hit a 14-year low of 4.3 percent in September, on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest report from the state Department of Workforce Development.

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12Oct

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Portage County Business Council

Cybersecurity must become a priority for every business and every individual. We all face cybersecurity challenges such as being the target of cybercriminals, theft of intellectual property, financial or employee information stolen resulting in business disruption, loss of clients and client information as well as loss of personal financial, health and computer documents. Intrusions into America’s business and infrastructure networks pose economic and national security threats.

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08Oct

Industries that Drive Job Growth

By Portage County Business Council

Just a few years ago, homebuilders and contractors were doing what they could to just keep their heads above water.

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06Oct

October 13, 2015 PIE Business-Education Forum and PIE Social

By Portage County Business Council

PIE Business-Education Forums provide business representatives, educators, community organizations and students the opportunity to discuss workforce development issues which impact them and brainstorm ways to address those issues.

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06Oct

Youth Workforce Readiness

By Portage County Business Council

This month marked public hearings in Madison and Wausau for the Speaker’s Task Force on Youth Workforce Readiness. At the hearing in Wausau, we heard from many Central Wisconsin individuals (continued).

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06Oct

October is Manufacturing Month

By Portage County Business Council

Portage County Business Council has over 30 members representing the Manufacturing sector. We celebrate them and all of the other manufacturers in Wisconsin! Manufacturing employs the largest amount of workers (continued).

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06Oct

2015 Wines of the World

By Portage County Business Council

The Portage County Business Council is excited to host the 14th Annual Wines of the World event on Friday, October 30, 2015. Join us that evening from 6:00PM – 9:00PM (continued).

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01Oct

The Active Voice Newsletter October 2015

By Portage County Business Council

October 2015 The Active Voice Newsletter  

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