Kevin Considine, Lake County Workforce Development Board Member and President and CEO of Lake County Partners (LCP), has been named a TITAN 100 this year, making him one of only 100 CEOs and C-level executives in the Chicago region to receive the honor.
The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) announced today that Laser Precision has been named the 2023 Youth Employer of the Year. The organization will be recognized during an awards ceremony at NAWDP’s 2023 Youth Symposium on November 6, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At the Illinois Workforce Partnership 2023 Awards Luncheon, nominees from Local Workforce Innovation Area #1 (Lake County) received special recognition. With Lake County Workforce Development and Job Center of Lake County staff in attendance, three local nominees (Shaquita Banks, Domeny Tool & Stamping Company, and Give Me TEN) were recognized alongside nominees from across the State of Illinois.
The 2023 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) wrapped up another exciting summer with 138 high school students having gained meaningful work experience while earning a paycheck. Funded by the Lake County Board, the program offers students a paid, part-time work experience. For most student workers, this represents their first job.
Our Board, along with the Lake County Workforce Development Department, were honored to be recognized by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce earlier this month as we received the Business Impact Award. This award acknowledges the valuable service workforce development provides throughout Lake County in support of business growth via exceptional work with employers, job seekers, and community partners to strengthen and meet the employer demands of today and industry talent needs of tomorrow.
The Workforce Partners of Metropolitan Chicago are soliciting proposals from qualified contractors and individuals to work with the regional Workforce Development Boards and workforce partners to perform staff functions, coordination of action plan deliverables, project planning, regional planning and meeting and event planning.
Workforce Development Department is seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable individual to join our team as the Workforce Development Board Coordinator. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating board activities related to workforce programs, compliance, strategic planning, communications, business relationships, and board meetings. If you are passionate about workforce development, possess strong organizational and communication skills, and have a desire to impact and make a difference within Lake County we encourage you to apply.
For his above and beyond efforts as an automotive services teacher at Lake County Tech Campus, Jack Wilson was named a LifeChanger of the Year in front of hundreds of students and their parents Thursday evening. Though the presentation happened during the Tech Campuses' annual awards night, when the campus community gathers to commemorate the school year and honor exemplary students, the news that he'd won was surprise to Wilson.
This video highlights how Lake County Workforce Development is using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to expand engagement and outreach to local businesses and job seekers while providing job seekers with work experience opportunities and occupational training. The goal is to address skills gaps and to improve the economic standing of local employers and residents.