Northwest Michigan Council of Governments

Workforce

  • 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: Career Connection.

  • 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.

  • Career Connection "Hot Jobs Now" - Traverse City

    September 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    "Hot Jobs Now" event: Local jobs where workers can start immediately will be showcased at a Hot Jobs Now Career Connection event September 18 at Northwest Michigan Works! in Traverse City. The event will start at 1:00 p.m. at the Career Café located inside the Michigan Works! Center at 1209 S. Garfield. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • 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 - Traverse City

    September 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Traverse City Career Connection meets on most 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 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.