Saturday, October 17, 2015

Navigating through the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development's Job Center website

More than 100,000 jobs listed on state's Job Center site. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/16/2015)

Left unexplained.
Recent improvements to the site,, led to an increase of 16,000 jobs postings, the department said in a news release.

The first-time visitor must complete the following steps: 

1 Create a logon

2 Accept User Agreement Statement

3 Fill in the 'logon creation' blanks

4 Enter SSN, DOB, gender

5 Provide contact information 

6 Select education/employment status

7 Ethnicity/race/English-speaking skills

8 Confirm

9 Search
Year after year, even in starting a job search, the story remains the same.

Related reading:
Improve computer skills to improve job prospects.  (The World Bank, 6/29/2015)
Computer, Other Basic Skills Lacking, Many Job Seekers Admit.  (IT Business Edge, 3/12/2014)
Computer skills critical for today's job seekers.  (University of Central Florida, 4/21/2013)

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