DWD Offers New Resources for Teens Joining the Workforce
MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has created a new resource for Wisconsin teens entering the workforce – the Welcome to the Workforce video library.

The Welcome to the Workforce videos feature teens discussing topics ranging from youth apprenticeship and working with a disability to workplace safety and what to do if harassed on the job. The videos are modeled after the Equal Rights Division`s popular 60-second videos and tailored for high school audiences.

"Teens are an important part of Wisconsin`s labor force and we want their first experience in the workplace to be safe and positive," said DWD Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek. "As many of them prepare to enter the workforce for the summer months or upon graduation, we want them to know that DWD is here for them as well as the employers who hire them."...

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Ken Notes: I watched a number of the videos and they were OK, I suggest we get professionals into the school system who can actually talk with the kids and provide some insight. We are quickly suggesting to our youth they will be able to demand $40 per hour without any skill and the jobs are just waiting. There is a disconnect in the school to work transition, even though there are great opportunities out there...

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