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Adult Career Training Students Work Toward Career Goals

Students in the Adult Career Training (ACT) program in Cadillac are working toward their career goals by...

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Comprehensive Review of Child Care Challenges Set to Begin in Northern Michigan

Networks Northwest is partnering with Lansing-based Public Sector Consultants (PSC) to conduct a...

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Local Employers Talk to Students About Work Ethic

Students had a chance to find out what local employers expect from employees at a Work Ethic Panel at the...

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Local Students Showcase 3D Designs at Gutter Car Derby

Creative students and 3D printing came together at a unique car race in Traverse City. The Third Annual...

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Local Business Receives Statewide Recognition for Talent Development

GD Systems in Traverse City has received a Michigan Works! Association Impact Award for their efforts to...

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State Representative Visits JMG Students in Traverse City

State Representative Larry Inman visited the TBA Career-Tech Center in Traverse City February 23 to learn...

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Michigan Works! Reviews Resumes for Manufacturing Technology Students

Staff from Northwest Michigan Works! reviewed and critiqued the resumes of students at the TBAISD’s...

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Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Students Meet With Legislators in Lansing

Students from four Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) programs in northern Michigan participated in the JMG...

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New Counselors Providing Career Information to Northern Michigan Students

Two new counselors are teaching students about career and technical education in three northern Michigan...

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Adult Career Training Provides Education and Job Skills

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

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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 School...

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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 the...

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Northwest Michigan Works Helps Job Seeker Find the "Perfect Job"

Kayla Francis was a 19-year old single mother and college student when she enrolled in the PATH program at...

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Northwest Michigan Works! Helps Medical Facility Meet Staffing Needs

Northwest Michigan Works! helped the Manistee County Medical Care Facility fill certified nurse aide (CNA)...

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Support The Beaver Island Lighthouse School

The Beaver Island Lighthouse School has helped young adults chart a course for over 40 years. We find...

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Career Café Open House at New Michigan Works Location in Petoskey

A ribbon cutting and Open House marked the grand opening of the Career Café at the new Michigan Works!...

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High Schoolers Explore Career Options in Emmet County

Nearly 800 Emmet County high school students had the opportunity to learn about local jobs at a Career Expo...

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Beaver Island Lighthouse School Students Attend Leadership Day in Lansing

Two students from the Beaver Island Lighthouse School (BILS) attended the Jobs for Michigan's Graduates State...

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New Career Expo for Manistee County Students

High school students explored local career options at a new Manistee County Career...

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Students Explore Local Career Options in Antrim and Kalkaska Counties

Northwest Michigan Works! and the College Access Network organized a Career Expo for high school students in...

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Meijer Recognized as Michigan Works Employer of the Year

Meijer received the Challenge of Excellence Employer of the Year Award October 6 at the Michigan Works...

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Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaison Receives Statewide Recognition

Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaison Michelle Socha received the Challenge of Excellence Impact Award...

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