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Networks Northwest CEO Receives Distinguished Service Award

Networks Northwest CEO Elaine Wood is being honored with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from the...

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Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Students Attend National Leadership Event

Three students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program coordinated by Northwest Michigan Works!...

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Adult Career Training (ACT) Available in Cadillac

Northwest Michigan Works! is collaborating with the Wexford-Missaukee Career Technical Center and local...

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Employers and Workers Benefit From Registered Apprenticeship Program

U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) Registered Apprenticeships are a proven workforce development strategy...

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Students Learn About Local Employers at Career Expo

Over 700 high school juniors and seniors and more than 50 local employers participated in the 2017 Kalkaska...

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JMG Students Learn About Skills Local Employers are Looking For

Jobs for Michigan's Graduates students in the Automotive Technology program at the Traverse Bay Area ISD...

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Manufacturing Day Helps Over 1200 Students Learn About Careers in Manufacturing

Nearly 50 local businesses, including MR Products in Copemish and TentCraft in Traverse City, hosted tours to...

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JMG Career Readiness Program Underway in Manistee

A special Initiation and Installation Ceremony was held to formally kick-off the new Jobs for Michigan’s...

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Northwest Michigan Works! Helps Displaced Worker During Difficult Time

Ricc Ricciardi worked for the State of Michigan for 25 years but was laid off just one month after his wife...

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Networks Northwest CEO Recognized As Champion of Workforce Development

Networks Northwest CEO, Elaine Wood, has received the 2017 Champion of Workforce Development Award from the...

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Job Fair Focuses on Jobs in Benzie County

Northwest Michigan Works! partnered with Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (BACN) and Benzie Bus to put on a...

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Education & Employment Fair Showcases Healthcare Careers and Training Opportunities

Northwest Michigan Works! partnered with West Shore Community College and Munson Healthcare Physician Offices...

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Work Experience Program Leads to Full-time Jobs for JMG Students

Work experience opportunities led to full-time jobs for two local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG)...

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Northwest Michigan Works! Helps Job Seeker and Employer

When Cheri Marshall lost her job Northwest Michigan Works! helped her find a new position and helped Petoskey...

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Local JMG Program Receives National Recognition

The Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan has received national recognition for...

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Adult Education Graduates Recognized at Commencement Ceremony

A special ceremony was held in Traverse City to recognize 30 students who earned diplomas and 34 who earned...

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Career Cruising for Workers 50 and Older

Northwest Michigan Works! in Cadillac hosted a full week of workshops for job seekers 50 and older. The...

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Career Tech Students Meet Local Employers at Job Fair

Over 650 students and 50 employers participated in the annual Employer Expo & Job Fair at the...

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JMG Students Learn About Starting a Small Business

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) students in the Char-Em ISD’s welding program at East Jordan High...

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Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Students Win Awards at Statewide Conference

Students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in Northwest Lower Michigan won two events at...

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Educational Development Plans Connect Classrooms to Careers

Educational Development Plans, or EDPs, are used by schools to help students identify their career goals and...

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JMG Students Bring Home Scholarships From Welding Competition

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) students from two northern Michigan high schools came home with...

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IT Career Fair Connects Job Seekers With Local Employers

Nearly 20 local employers with current job openings participated in the 6th Annual IT Career Fair in Traverse...

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Newton's Road Gutter Car Derby Promotes STEM Education

Students from Northwest Lower Michigan showcased their creativity and 3-D printing skills at the Newton's...

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Career Tech Students Learn About Work Ethic

Local employers participated in a Work Ethic Panel attended by students at the Wexford-Missaukee Career Tech...

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Veterans Meet Employers at Hiring Event in Traverse City

More than 60 local employers with immediate job openings participated in the third annual Jobs for Vets...

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Local Businesses Receive Statewide Recognition for Talent Development

MR Products in Copemish and Sleeping Bear Apiaries in Beulah have received Michigan Works! Association...

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Jobs for Michigan's Graduates Kicks Off in Char-Em ISD

A special Initiation and Installation Ceremony was held to formally kick off the Jobs for Michigan’s...

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Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Students Attend Legislative Day in Lansing

Students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program at two northern Michigan Career-Tech Centers...

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Northwest Michigan Works Helps Business Meet Staffing Needs

eFulfillment Service in Traverse City says one of the challenges they continually face is finding qualified...

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Students Learn About Local Jobs in Cadillac

More than 200 Cadillac High School Freshmen toured Piranha Hose and Rexair to learn about local job...

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