Definition of "Labor Market": 

The number of workers who are available to be hired.


What is Going on With our Labor Market?

What Does This Mean to You?

What Can YOU Do About it?



Today's labor market is considered a "job seeker's market" or a "tight labor market"




Essentially, this means that there are more available jobs than people looking for one.


You have time to be strategic in your job search in order to find an employer that would be a good fit for you! FSET is one resource that can help you with this!


Featured Occupation of the Month

*CDL Truck Drivers*





CDL Truck Drivers are in very high demand across our region.


The median wage for an OTR Truck Driver in Wisconsin is nearly $50,000/year!


The clip below explains more in depth why there is such a need!


Labor Market Statistics


Current Workforce Information - Northcentral Region by County

Hot Jobs

The following are the most in-demand fields in the NorthCentral Region:


Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Sales, Manufacturing

Registered Nurses

General/Operations Manager

Medical Assistant

Welders

Accountants

Insurance Sales Agents

Carpenters

Construction Workers



For more information, click HERE.







NorthCentral Region Unemployment Rates


Unemployment statistics pulled from Bureau of Labor Statistics run by the United States Department of Labor. For more information, go to https://data.bls.gov.


(not seasonally adjusted)





 CountyNov '21

Oct '21

Sept '21

 Adams

3.0

3.5

5.0

 Forest3.2
4.1
5.7
 Langlade2.1
 2.43.6
 Lincoln1.7
 1.92.9
 Marathon1.5
1.8
2.6
 Oneida2.1
2.3
3.3
 Portage1.7
 2.02.9
 Vilas2.3
2.6
3.8
 Wood2.1
2.5
3.6
 Wisconsin   1.9   
2.3
2.7

Fastest Growing Jobs (per North Central Workforce Development Board)








Food for Thought

Lisa Benson's Editorial Cartoons - Labor Comics And Cartoons | The Cartoonist Group

References:         

Address: Wood County Human Services - River Block

111 W. Jackson St., 2nd Floor, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54495  

Phone: +1 (715) 421-8608 8

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