Northwest Michigan Council of Governments

Workforce

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Traverse City

    August 25, 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The Computer Connections Workshop helps you with very basic computing. Learn to use a computer. This workshop is about beginning computer use. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Beaver Island Lighthouse School Informational Meeting - Lake City

    August 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    There will be an informational meeting about the Beaver Island Lighthouse School on Tuesday, August 26th, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Lake City High School Library.

  • Career Connection for Vets - Acme

    August 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Veterans can get help with jobs and careers at a series of workshops at Bravo Zulu in Acme. These free meetings are held to give veterans a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Each month guest speakers will facilitate new topics of discussion. This month: Learn from an open discussion on where to look for jobs, how to transfer your military skills to civilian job skills, and hear personal stories. See more at: Career Connection. For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center

  • Basic Computer Navigation for Job Search Workshop - Traverse City

    August 27, 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The Basic Computer Navigation for Job Search Workshop helps you with very basic computing. Learn to use a computer. This workshop is about beginning computer use. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Café Services Workshop - Cadillac

    August 27, 2014 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. This free workshop provides an introduction to services available through Northwest Michigan Works! and the Career Café. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Pure Michigan Talent Connect Virtual Career Fair

    August 27, 2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    All job seekers may attend the virtual career fair free of charge. This event takes place online, so all you need to attend is a computer connected to the Internet. After registering, you will be added to the email distribution list, and you will begin receiving important information regarding the virtual career fair from Pure Michigan Talent Connect. DETAILS.

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Cadillac

    August 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. Learn the basics of how to use a computer. Free workshop; to register: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    August 28, 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. Learn: the purpose of résumés, which résumé type best sells your skills, best writing practices, differences between electronic and traditional résumés. To register contact: Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Job Search & Interviewing Skills Workshop - Manistee

    August 28, 2014 - 10:00 am

    This free workshop is held at Manistee Michigan Works!. Learn more about your job search and what employers are looking for during interviews, how to prepare for an interview, about using your “self commercial," and practice interviewing. To register: contact Manistee Michigan Works! Center.

  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    August 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Traverse City Career Connection meets twice a month, Thursdays at 2:00 PM at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Topics covered on a rotational basis: networking, job search, résumés, cover letters, and more. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Continued - Traverse City

    August 29, 2014 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. At the MI Talent Connect Workshop. learn how to use MI Talent Connect effectively, iImprove your online résumé, and streamline your job search. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Lake City at Ardis Missaukee District Library

    September 02, 2014 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Today's Topic: Résumé Development, and later Effective Cover Letter Practices, and Interviewing are examples of some of the topics we will cover. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. The Career Connection is offered free of charge to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We meet at the Arids Missaukee District Library, 210 South Canal Street, Lake City, MI 49651. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Veterans Appreciation Day At Michigan Works in Manistee Sept. 8

    September 08, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Veterans Appreciation Day in Manistee is being held at the Michigan Works! Center and Fit U.S.A. at 1672 US 31 South in the Kmart Plaza. The Appreciation Day is for all current and former members of the military and their families. Fit U.S.A. is owned by local veteran Dave Dykema. The event will include hot dogs, refreshments, music, and tours of Michigan Works! and Fit U.S.A. For more information about the Veterans Appreciation Day call: 231-723-2535.

     

  • Career Connection - Petoskey

    September 09, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topics vary: Open discussions on jobs, job search strategies, good résumé and cover letter practices, personal networking, and job fair preparation. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. We address new topics each time and meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Petoskey Michigan Works! Service Center. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more about Career Connections.

  • Career Connection - Elk Rapids

    September 10, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Career Connections meets at the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce building. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We provide an open discussion on jobs in the area and job search strategies. We encourage you to meet and network with us to gain insightful information to find a new job. See more at our: Career Connections page.
  • Career Connection - Manistee

    September 15, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Topic: "Effective Job Search Tools and Strategies and Local Employment Opportunities." Typically, we address new topics each time and meet every month at Manistee Michigan Works! Service Center. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more Career Connection Info.

  • Career Connection - Benzonia

    September 16, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Topic: "Effective Job Search Tools and Strategies and Local Employment Opportunities." Typically, we address new topics each time and meet every month. We are now meeting at the Northwest Michigan Works! Learning Lab at BACN in Benzonia, MI. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more Career Connection Info.
  • Career Connection - Boyne District Library

    September 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topics vary: Open Discussion on Jobs, Job Search Strategies, Good Résumé and Cover Letter Practices, Personal Networking, and Job Fair Preparation. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. We address new topics at each time and we host meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Boyne District Library in the upstairs conference room. The Career Connection is offered free of charge to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Career Connection - Kalkaska

    September 17, 2014 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We provide an open discussion on jobs in the area and job search strategies. We encourage you to meet and network with us to gain insightful information to find a new job. Meeting at the Michigan Works! Learning Lab in Kalkaska. See more at our: Career Connections page.

  • Career Connection - Peshawbestown

    September 17, 2014 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Job seekers will have the chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills by attending the Northwest Michigan Works! Career Connection September 17 in Peshawbestown. The workshop will run from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Building, 2685 Waabno Makwa. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Poverty Simulation - "Survive a Month in Poverty"

    September 19, 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Experience a month in poverty at this poverty simulation to be held at the Hagerty Center in Traverse City. Questions and info: Tom Emling: emlingt@msu.edu  Related Info:  Poverty Reduction Activities. View Registration Form.

  • Career Connection for Vets - Acme

    September 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Veterans can get help with jobs and careers at a series of workshops at Bravo Zulu in Acme. These free meetings are held to give veterans a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Each month guest speakers will facilitate new topics of discussion. This month: Learn about starting your own business. See more at: Career Connection. For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center

  • Career Connection - Lake City at Ardis Missaukee District Library

    October 07, 2014 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Today's Topic: Best Interview Practices, and later Effective Cover Letter Practices, and Résumé Development are examples of some of the topics we will cover. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. The Career Connection is offered free of charge to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We meet at the Arids Missaukee District Library, 210 South Canal Street, Lake City, MI 49651. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Career Connection for Vets - Acme

    October 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Veterans can get help with jobs and careers at a series of workshops at Bravo Zulu in Acme. These free meetings are held to give veterans a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Each month guest speakers will facilitate new topics of discussion. This month: Learn about getting hired by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). See more at: Career Connection. For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center

  • Career Connection - Manistee

    November 17, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Topic: "Effective Job Search Tools and Strategies and Local Employment Opportunities." Typically, we address new topics each time and meet every month at Manistee Michigan Works! Service Center. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more Career Connection Info.

  • Career Connection - Benzonia

    November 18, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Topic: "Effective Job Search Tools and Strategies and Local Employment Opportunities." Typically, we address new topics each time and meet every month. We are now meeting at the Northwest Michigan Works! Learning Lab at BACN in Benzonia, MI. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more Career Connection Info.