Northwest Michigan Council of Governments

Workforce

  • 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.

  • Beaver Island Lighthouse School Informational Meeting - Manistee

    September 03, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    A meeting is being held at the Manistee ISD, Conference Room A, to provide information about the Beaver Island Lighthouse School, a residential alternative school on Beaver Island. Come learn about the school and how it helps students to cross barriers. About Beaver Island Lighthouse School  |  About Northwest Michigan Works! Youth Programs

  • Hospitality Training Program Begins - Traverse City Area Restaurants

    September 08, 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    The Hospitality Training Program runs September 8-19, 2014, Monday through Friday, to help you gain expertise in the hospitality industry. Details.

  • 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: Career Connection.
  • 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: 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.

  • 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.