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Adult Career-Training Open House December 18 in Traverse City

An Open House on December 18 at the TBA Career-Tech Center in Traverse City will provide information about an...

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CHAR-EM United Way Supports Northwest Michigan Works! Business Resource Network

Char-Em United Way has partnered with Northwest Michigan Works! in support of the Charlevoix and Emmet...

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

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

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JMG Students Participate in Leadership Day

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates students and staff from the Northern Lower Peninsula and the U.P. participated...

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High School Seniors Learn About Local Career Opportunities

More than 200 high school seniors from Buckley, Kingsley, Manton, and Mesick attended a Career Day at...

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Manager of Apprenticeships and BRNs Receives Values in Action Award

Northwest Michigan Works! Manager of Apprenticeships & Business Resource Networks, Evelyn Szpliet, has...

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New Business Resource Network Available for Local Employers

A new resource network will help local businesses retain employees. Northwest Michigan Works! has launched...

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Skilled Trades Career Fair for Students at Brethren

More than 400 Students from Kaleva Norman Dickson and Bear Lake Schools learned about local opportunities for...

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Students Graduate From Skilled Trades Program in Benzie County

A special graduation ceremony was held in Benzonia to recognize the seven students who completed the...

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MiCareerQuest 2019

MiCareerQuest 2018 will expose students in Northwest Michigan to exciting careers and endless...

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Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program Receives State and National Recognition

Staff members with the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan have received state...

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PATH Career Advisor Receives Values in Action Award

Northwest Michigan Works! PATH Career Advisor, Mary Szwed, has received the Networks Northwest Values in...

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Local Employer Joins Offender Success and Michigan Works on Vocational Program Tour

Local Offender Success and Northwest Michigan Works! staff, along with local employer, Kalkaska Screw...

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Veterans Employment Services at Northwest Michigan Works

Veterans can learn about job and training opportunities, get information about veterans’ organizations and...

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Local Employers Discuss Attracting and Retaining Talent

Local employers talked about what they're doing to attract and retain talent during a panel discussion at...

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Michigan’s First Ever Winemaker Apprentices Graduate in Benzie County

Michigan’s first ever winemaker apprentices were recognized at a special graduation ceremony June 15 at St....

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Mission One STEM Career Expo in Traverse City

More than 100 students learned about STEM education and career opportunities at the first annual Mission One...

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Updated Hot Jobs Report Highlights In-Demand Occupations in Northwest Michigan

Northwest Michigan’s growing industries and the jobs they offer are highlighted in a newly revised Hot Jobs...

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Adult Education Graduates Recognized at Commencement Ceremony

A special ceremony was held in Traverse City to recognize 35 students who earned high school diplomas and 46...

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Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program Receives National Recognition

The Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan has received a 5-of-5 Award from the...

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Adult Career Training Students Celebrate Completion and Attend Employer Showcase

19 students were recognized at a special Completion Ceremony for the first ever Adult Career Training (ACT)...

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JMG Students Meet Employers at Career Fair

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates students from the TBA Career-Tech Center’s Automotive Technology program and...

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Career Tech Students Learn About Local Jobs at Employer Expo

The Annual Employer Expo & Job Fair at the Wexford-Missaukee Career Tech Center gave 650 students a chance to...

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Technology Career Fair Connects Local Employers with Job Seekers

More than 200 job seekers and 40 local employers participated in the 7th Annual Technology Career Fair in...

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Employment Services Now Available at Next Generation Learning Center in Manistee

Northwest Michigan Works!, in partnership with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, is now offering...

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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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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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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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