Northwest Michigan Council of Governments

Workforce

  • Interviews for Harbor Freight Tools at Traverse City Michigan Works!

    July 22, 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    ***INTERVIEWS*** Harbor Freight Tools (HFT) will be conducting onsite interviews for their new Traverse City location July 22 & 23 from 9-5 at the Career Café located in the Traverse City Michigan Works! building. Positions available include: Supervisors, Coordinators, Head Cashiers and Retail Clerks. HFT offers extensive training, competitive wages, flexible work schedules, paid time off, and employee discounts. Directions to Traverse City Michigan Works!.

  • Career Assessment Workshop - Traverse City

    July 22, 2014 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! At this workshop, find out if you need to upgrade your basic skills. Take the WorkKeys® or Compass® assessment. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Benzonia

    July 22, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Topic: Exploring Local Employment Options - Many job positions are available this summer; we have excellent leads for job seekers and will cover employer expectations for specific openings. Typically, however, 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.
  • Veterans Appreciation Day July 22 Sponsored by Northwest Michigan Works! and Bravo Zulu

    July 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Veterans and their families are invited to attend an event on July 22nd, 5:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m., at Bravo Zulu in Acme. Free pizza and soft drinks will be provided by Northwest Michigan Works!  Details.

  • Interviews for Harbor Freight Tools at Traverse City Michigan Works!

    July 23, 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    ***INTERVIEWS*** Harbor Freight Tools (HFT) will be conducting onsite interviews for their new Traverse City location July 22 & 23 from 9-5 at the Career Café located in the Traverse City Michigan Works! building. Positions available include: Supervisors, Coordinators, Head Cashiers and Retail Clerks. HFT offers extensive training, competitive wages, flexible work schedules, paid time off, and employee discounts. Directions to Traverse City Michigan Works!.

  • Career Café Services Workshop - Cadillac

    July 23, 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.

  • Career Connection - Elk Rapids

    July 23, 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.
  • MI Talent Connect Workshop - Cadillac

    July 23, 2014 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    This free workshop is being held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. Learn: How to use MI Talent Connect effectively; How to improve your online résumé; to streamline your job search. Registration Info: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Interviewing Skills Workshop - Cadillac

    July 24, 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    This free workshop is held at Cadillac Michigan Works!. Learn what employers are looking for, the types and parts of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, about using your “self commercial," and practice interviewing. To Register: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Traverse City

    July 24, 2014 - 9:00 am - 10:00 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.

  • Career Connections - Traverse City

    July 24, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Traverse City Career Connections 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.

  • Career Assessment Workshop - Cadillac

    July 25, 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. Find out if you need to upgrade your basic skills, take the WorkKeys® or Compass® assessment. To register contact: Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Café Services Workshop - Cadillac

    July 30, 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.

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Cadillac

    July 30, 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

    July 31, 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

    July 31, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:30 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 Planning Workshop - Traverse City

    July 31, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! At this workshop, we will help you plan for your career. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Lake City at Ardis Missaukee District Library

    August 05, 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.

  • Career Connection - Kalkaska

    August 06, 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 - Petoskey

    August 12, 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 - Manistee

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

    Topic: Exploring Local Employment Options - Many job positions are available this summer; we have excellent leads for job seekers and will cover employer expectations for specific openings. Typically, however, 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

    August 19, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Topic: Exploring Local Employment Options - Many job positions are available this summer; we have excellent leads for job seekers and will cover employer expectations for specific openings. Typically, however, 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

    August 19, 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 - Elk Rapids

    August 20, 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 - 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.

  • 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 - 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.

  • 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 - 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.