KWCH Building You

Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 7:22 PM CDT
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - It’s an industry that continues to be impacted by a lack of workers, and it’s having a big impact on us all. Now, new efforts are underway to fill a nationwide truck driver shortage.
BUILDING YOU: Every Wednesday in May, I’ve had the opportunity to share the journey of business owners, who immigrated to the United States from the continent of Asia.
For Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month, my goal was to showcase the diversity in ethnicities, occupations, and experiences of employers in our community.
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - This week, the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas are featuring jobs in security.
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - California-based tech company, Novacoast, officially opens its new cybersecurity office at the Epic Center in downtown Wichita.
Each featured "Job of the Day" for the week of November 15, 2021 and links to the postings.
The second annual Wichita Children’s Business Fair is happening this Saturday.
The local non-profit organization, Rainbows United, is hiring at least two dozen direct support professionals.
Businesses and organization in South Central Kansas continue to hire new employees.
Many Kansans were laid off from the aviation industry last year, including a man we interviewed when we started the Building You series.
The Sedgwick County community mental health center is hiring for numerous case manager and clinician jobs.
Ascension Via Christi continues hiring new registered nurses.
The Kansas Turnpike Authority is hosting a job fair for toll collection and maintenance positions in the Lawrence and Topeka area.
Machinists, who operate computer numerical control or CNC machines, are in-demand at a local company.
There are nearly 1,600 cybersecurity job openings on KansasWorks.com, including 161 in Sedgwick County.
If you are interested in a career in cybersecurity, you must first learn the basics.
Wichita Public Schools will be back in session soon and the district is hiring for hundreds of positions.
A local information technology company serving customers nationwide is hiring in northeast Wichita.
Below we have posted job fairs available in the region to help those who are looking.
A laid off worker changed careers from project management to information technology systems during the pandemic.
Textron Aviation is hiring for approximately 1,000 roles each year.
Yingling Aviation is hiring for A&P mechanics right now.
There are laid of workers in aviation who are choosing to pursue new careers in the same industry.
WSU Tech provides technical training for people interested in various aviation-related jobs.
Wesley Medical Center is hiring for various nursing positions.
WSU Tech graduated 50 students from the practical nurse program today.
Healthcare workers are in demand in Wichita and one organization is hiring hundreds of them.
A global company headquartered in Moundridge is hiring for mechanical assemblers.
The construction industry in Wichita is hiring for more carpenters.
The City of Wichita is hiring for more lifeguards right now.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is trying to fill nearly 100 job openings at the jail.
A nationwide scholarship seeks and rewards skilled workers through the Mike Rowe Works Foundation’s Work Ethic Scholarship Program.
A Maize-based business continues hiring for insurance billing specialists.
Technology company, Novacoast, expects to open their new Wichita office in July.
The local trade association for realtors cites a low inventory of homes in the market and the need to hire licensed realtors.
The newest casino in Sedgwick County is hiring for more people to fill various roles.
Local business owners are hiring for skilled workers and laborers for various construction projects, including building new houses.
The Wichita Wind Surge is hiring for part-time positions for the 2021 baseball season.
Local stores and trade association members have seen a rise in home improvements since the pandemic started.
The Greater Wichita YMCA is starting to hire for 300 positions this summer.
There are organizations trying to attract and retain talent in the technology sector in Kansas.
The Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas is seeing more job openings that allow people to work from home.
Wichita-based company, Alltite, is hiring for wind turbine technicians.
The Associated General Contractors of Kansas is focusing its efforts on recruiting young people.
The construction industry in Wichita is looking for people to hire right now.
If you are looking for a job, there are thousands of job openings in the state right now.
Students at WSU Tech are investing in education for future careers in the information technology industry.
There are jobs and training available for Kansans who are unemployed or looking for their next career move.
A pair of robots will be relocating to the new Smart Factory on the Innovation Campus of Wichita State University in 2021.
A local apprenticeship program is raising awareness of their career opportunities
The RETAINWORKS pilot program helps people who live or work in Butler County and have experienced an injury or illness that may hinder their employment.
A program through the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas helps unemployed Kansans who are 55 and older.
Johnson Controls is hiring for hundreds of positions in Wichita.
Wichita Public Schools is hiring for various guest staff positions including guest teachers.
More than 800 South Central Kansas job seekers have turned to virtual job fairs to connect with recruiters.
There are hundreds of healthcare jobs available in south central Kansas.
The Workforce Center of South Central Kansas is helping unemployed individuals apply for a federal program to gain new skills.
More than 38,000 jobs openings are available in Kansas right now.