By Rebecca Kleefisch
Appleton Post Crescent
Did you know there are 2,300 jobs open right now – today – here in Outagamie County? And another 4,400 jobs in neighboring Brown and Winnebago counties? That’s just a slice of the 90,000 jobs posted on jobcenterofwisconsin.com, our free website connecting job seekers and employers across Wisconsin.
Drive through a business park or down Main Street in many communities across Wisconsin, as I do every day for my job, and you will inevitably see “Help Wanted” signs in windows and storefronts.
Today, hundreds of entrepreneurs and employers are gathered here in Appleton for the Governor’s Small Business Summit. This sixth annual summit is our yearly opportunity bringing together our entire cabinet with small business owners to talk about the issues they face.