REGISTER TODAY! Workforce Summit — October 4th — Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Businesses are facing extreme challenges in recruiting and retaining workers. Join us in the discussion as local employers share best practices addressing important issues.

Kathy Lively, CEO at Man-Tra-Con Corporation, announces plans to retire by the end of the year.

September 1, 2022 (Marion, Illinois) — After more than 35 years serving Southern Illinois with compassionate leadership and a firm commitment toward education, workforce and economic development initiatives, Kathy Lively, CEO at Man-Tra-Con Corporation, has announced plans to retire by the end of the year.

Governor Pritzker and DCEO Announce $20 Million Investment to Boost Equitable Workforce Recovery

The Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board is proud to announce that Man-Tra-Con, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and Spero Family Services were named among 44 community-based organizations throughout the state of Illinois to receive a total of $12 million in funding from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) for training and related support services to help individuals struggling to find meaningful employment.

Intertape Polymer Group selected as a Top Ten Finalist for Industry Week’s 2022 National Best Plants Award.

We are excited to announce that Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) in Carbondale, Illinois, has recently been named one of the top ten finalists competing for the 2022 Industry Week Best Plants Awards.

Governor Pritzker and DCEO Announce $20 Million Investment to Boost Equitable Workforce Recovery

Governor Pritzker and DCEO Announce $20 Million Investment to Boost Equitable Workforce Recovery

The Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board is proud to announce that Man-Tra-Con, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and Spero Family Services were named among 44 community-based organizations throughout the state of Illinois to receive a total of $12 million in funding from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) for training and related support services to help individuals struggling to find meaningful employment.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Request for Proposals for WIOA Youth Programs

The Southern Illinois Workforce Investment Board for Local Workforce Area (LWA) #25  (Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry, and Williamson Counties) is seeking proposals for selected WIOA Youth programs that can provide or refer WIOA out-of-school youth to educational and employment services from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Request for Proposals for One-Stop Operator

The Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board and the Chief Local Elected Officials of Local Workforce Area (LWA) #25 advise the public of a Request for Proposals for One-Stop Operator within the American Job Center Southern Illinois, located in Marion, Illinois.

Cairo Port Jobs Are Coming Soon…

Cairo Port Jobs Are Coming Soon…

Join us later this year to learn more about the Cairo Port Project now under development, potential job opportunities, including pre-apprenticeship and job training programs to be available at no-cost to you.