How Kane County is Matching Workers with Work
Kane County Connects Staff 9/5/2022 1:00PM
Kane County has a Workforce Development Division that provides a wide variety of federally-funded services and programs to prepare people for employment. The goal is two-fold; provide resources for individuals to find new employment or enhance their job skills and assist businesses build and maintain a skilled workforce through hiring and training programs..
Programs, services and resources that enhance the workforce are run through WorkNet Batavia. WorkNet Batavia serves Kane, Kendall and DeKalb Counties and is an integrated workforce system that serves as a one-stop shop for job seekers and employers. This Career Resource Center provides free access to computers with internet access, copiers and fax machines. In addition, job seekers are provided with high-quality career services, education and training, and supportive services to obtain skills for in-demand occupations and to stay employed. Businesses receive assistance finding skilled workers and obtain additional support and services, including education and training for their current employees.