Employment and Training

Employment

2016 Cowley County Job Fair

Free Job Training

Job Training Information Sheet

Business Training

Free Workshop: “Starting a Business Workshop” – March

If you are thinking of starting a small business, this workshop is a great place to begin. This workshop offers essential information about marketing, management, and money that will help you assess the feasibility of your idea and start writing your business plan. We will also discuss how you can access free assistance from the Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC).

The workshop is FREE and will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshop will be held at Cowley First-22193 Tupper St. in Winfield. Registration is required by March 14.

To register for this workshop call the Kansas Small Business Development Center at 620-412-3576 or email ksbdc@cowley.edu.

Free Workshop: “Understanding Financial Statements Workshop” – February

If you struggle with accounting/bookkeeping terminology, don’t understand how Profit and Loss statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow statements are interrelated, then you need to take this class!  This workshop offers basic understanding of financial terms, how they are used, and how to read and understand what financial statements can tell you about your business.  We will also discuss how you can access free assistance from the Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC).

The workshop is FREE and will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The workshop will be held at Cowley First-22193 Tupper St. in Winfield (Strother Field).  Registration is required by February 3.

To register for this workshop call the Kansas Small Business Development Center at 620-412-3576 or email ksbdc@cowley.edu.

Southwestern College Center for Corporate Learning (CCL)

Southwestern College Professional Studies embraces partnerships with businesses and organizations who understand the value of creating a viable, sustainable and profitable enterprise.  The Center for Corporate Learning offers customized, solutions-based training and talent development services. Using a consultative and collaborative approach, the Center for Corporate Learning engages experienced, professional practitioners who are industry experts to design and deliver the right training for your organization. Technology is central to our training methods and most programs can be delivered at your organization.

For current CCL course schedule can be found at this link: http://ps.sckans.edu/center-corporate-learning

For more information, contact Denise Sherman at 316.684.5335 ext. 3360, or denise.sherman@sckans.edu.

CPR/First Aid Training at Your Business Site

On business site CPR and First Aid Training is offered through Cowley College Health and Human Services. Contact Chris Cannon at cannon@cowley.edu, or call 620-221-3392. Program details can be found at :Cowley College CPR First Aid Training

Job Placement Assistance

The Cowley Workforce Center

108 E. 12th in Winfield, KS
(620) 221-7790 (south side of Community National Bank)
Monday & Wednesday: 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm

Services Offered: Resume Building, Interviewing Skill Building, Microsoft Computer Skills, Employment Training Programs, and Youth Services. Accept applications on behalf of GE Aviation.

Life Style Staffing

1616 Wheat Rd, Winfield, KS
(800) 813-4874
Monday – Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Services Offered:  Accept applications on behalf of Rubbermaid.

The Arnold Group

1214 Main, Winfield, KS
(620) 221-7100
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-Noon

Services Offered: Accept application for temp and permanent positions for area businesses and industries including but not limited to the following:  Webster Engineering, Mead Westvaco-Calmar, Fluid Kinetics, Columbia Elevators, Creekstone Premium Beef, Rob Carroll Sandblasting, William Newton Memorial Hospital-housekeeping and many more.

Local Programs

Eagle’s Nest, Inc-Winfield

112 E 9th, Winfield KS
(620) 229-8282

Leading Employers

Click here for a list of Cowley County’s leading employers

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