Computerized Job Listings

Job Center of Wisconsin is Wisconsin’s single largest source for job applicants and provides businesses with an efficient and effective method of publicizing their workforce needs. This online system allows job seekers to match their skills to job openings by occupational interest and geographic location. It is a no fee service accessible via the internet.

Need an employee? Job Center of Wisconsin is a new state of the art website where you can post your job openings, advertise job fairs, search online profiles, choose best matches from a summary list of candidates, and immediately email potential candidates.

  • Job Center of Wisconsin

Other Labor Sources

Wisconsin Job Centers are the point-of contact for several employment related programs to benefit businesses.

These include:

Educational Institutions

Lakeshore Technical College
Students and Technical School Graduates
Jane Birkholz, Student Employment Services

Silver Lake College
Students and College Graduates
Teri Zuege-Halvorsen

Community Resources

Holiday House of Manitowoc County
Work programs and support services for individuals with disabilities.

Lakeshore CAP Inc.
Work programs for 14-17 year olds

Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Department
Work release program for inmates
Sergeant Mary Kay Reel

Recruitment and Job Fair Services

The Job Center can help manage the resume and job application process by serving as the single access point for company applications. We can assist by taking applications and resumes for job postings that are on our Job Center of Wisconsin website. Please call the Resource Room at 920-683-4675 to speak with Resource Room staff for the handling of all job applications for your business.

On-site recruiting facilities are available for specialized recruitment events. Services may include pre-screening, event promotion and scheduling of interview appointments. Recruitment events in the Resource Room are available free of charge. If you would like to schedule your company to come into the Manitowoc Job Center for a job fair, please call the Resource Room at 920-683-4675 to schedule. For classroom rentals, please contact the LTC Reception Desk at 920-683-2846 to reserve private rooms at a reasonable rate.

Statewide Job Fairs

Find the right employees at one of our Job Fairs!

  • Upcoming Statewide Job Fairs

Business Resources

Financial Hiring Incentives

There are a number of tax credit programs that can help businesses reduce their Federal and State tax liability. The employer tax credit incentives can help businesses create jobs, boost local economies and help new employees obtain and retain jobs.

  • Wisconsin Tax Credit Programs
  • Tax Information for Businesses – IRS

Helpful Links

  • Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County
  • Manitowoc Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce
  • State of Wisconsin Business Services
  • Job Center of Wisconsin – Business Services

Meeting Rooms

Conference and meeting room facilities are available for groups up to 30 people for interviewing, computer and employer-specific training.

Contact the LTC – Manitowoc Office for more details at (920) 683-2846

  • View our rooms and rates

Technical Assistance – Helpful Links for Legal Issues

  • Equal Rights Division – State of Wisconsin
  • Family/Medical Leave – State of Wisconsin
  • Unemployment Insurance – State of Wisconsin
  • Required Workplace Posters

Technical Assistance for Workplace Issues

Representatives help connect businesses to the resources needed when dealing with issues related to state and federal labor standards, affirmative action, fair employment law, federal contracting, American Disabilities Act, workplace poster requirements, workers compensation and related personnel issues.

Education and Training Services

Access to Trained Workers

Federal funds are use to train eligible youth and adults, including dislocated workers to prepare them for in-demand occupations in their community. Many of these trainees earn credentials and have gained skills in workplace competencies.

Adult Learning

LTC has a campus at the Job Center that offers a wide variety of learning opportunities for employees to enhance their current skills, learn computer skills, complete their high school degree, improve their ability to speak, read and write English or brush up on the basics. Morning and evening classes are offered for the convenience of working adults.

  • Lakeshore Technical College

Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeship training is available through a partnership between the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards, technical colleges, employers, employees and unions. Information is available through the Job Center, Lakeshore Technical College or an apprenticeship representative.

  • Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards
  • Apprenticeship Representative

Seminars and Workshops

In collaboration with local business groups and other partners, the Job Center sponsors events covering important workforce related topics for recruiting, managing and training employees.

Labor Market Information

Manitowoc County Data

County Workforce Profile

County Workforce Profile provides snapshots of the labor market in every Wisconsin county. This profile includes analysis of Manitowoc County’s current and projected population dynamics and its effect on labor force, the county’s industry and occupational composition and wages, commuting patterns, and income information.

Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Estimates

Employment monthly labor force, employment, and unemployment rate estimates for Manitowoc County.

Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Estimates


The Occupational Employment Statistics survey, conducted annually in every state under the guidance of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides hourly wage data for many occupations in Wisconsin and metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) including Manitowoc County. The number of occupations varies by area depending on response rates.

Occupational Employment Statistics

National Employment Data

Labor Market Information Center

The Labor Market Information Center ties together information on:

  • National average wages and trends
  • Occupational trends
  • Connections to other federal statistical resources

Information is collected from the Business Center of Career OneStop, other U.S. Department of Labor resources.

America’s Career InfoNet

America’s Career InfoNet, delivers information related to:

  • Occupational trends
  • Wage trends, both nationally and state-specific
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required for occupations
  • State-level demographic, economic, educational, cultural information

Working in the 21st Century

Working in the 21st Century is a portrait of the U.S. workforce at the beginning of the New Millennium. It contains charts and information related to subjects ranging from education levels to retirement plans. It was created by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also offers these data:

  • Inflation and Consumer Spending
  • Wages and Benefits
  • Unemployment
  • Productivity
  • Safety and Health

Wisconsin Data


WORKnet is an interactive labor market information database for Wisconsin that lets users customize their information search. Find:

  • Unemployment rates, industry projections and size of the labor force
  • Local, county, and regional labor market information
  • Occupational trends and wages
  • Economic indicators and affirmative action statistics

Office of Economic Advisors

The Office of Economic Advisors in the Department of Workforce Development interprets labor force data related to employment growth in Wisconsin. Monthly and annual reports are published to give an overview of county and state trends. These reports include:

  • WORKnet
  • Wisconsin Census and Population Data (Department of Administration)
  • County Workforce Profiles
  • State and regional Employment Projections
  • Wisconsin Business Statistics and Data (Department of Commerce)