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“Going Pro Talent Fund” Macomb County Information Session 2

Employers, DON’T MISS OUT on FREE skilled Trades Training for your employees. Join the Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development Board and local Michigan Works! Career Centers for a FREE informational session about the “Going Pro Talent Fund” (formally the Skilled Trades…

“Going Pro Talent Fund” Macomb County Information Session

Employers, DON’T MISS OUT on FREE skilled Trades Training for your employees. Join the Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development Board and local Michigan Works! Career Centers for a FREE informational session about the “Going Pro Talent Fund” (formally the Skilled Trades…

Going PRO Talent Fund (formerly STTF) Information Session

What’s included This session will give you the tools and resources to take advantage of applying for FREE workforce training funds. The Going PRO Talent Fund (formerly STTF) awards competitive funding each year to help Michigan’s employers have…

Support Team Boosts Confidence for Job Seeker

Megan filed for unemployment in August of 2017 and soon found herself isolated and feeling depressed. She took some time to let the reality sink in before she attended reemployment workshops at the Michigan Works! Career Center in Clinton Township.

Customer Thank You

“I came into Michigan Works! in Warren to apply for unemployment benefits because I lost my job due to budget cuts, which I heard about from a newscast before my employer told me. I had a B.A. from WSU in…

Veteran’s Journey to Employment

“I was laid off from my previous employer in April of 2107. During that time, I went to my local Michigan Works! I registered for unemployment insurance, worked with the staff regarding job leads and attended some workshops that were…

On-the-job Training Offers Sweet Job in Candy Production

Jeffrey Richards came to Michigan Works! in January of 2017 to register for unemployment and looking for help to return to full-time employment. He was provided an overview of available reemployment activities and career services that included training options in…

Car Purchase Helps Drive Success

A single mother of three, Angela Prince lost her job due to lack of stable child care. This event brought her to the Partnership, Accountability, Training, Hope (PATH) program in the Port Huron Career Center in March of 2018. Angela’s…

Training and Education Offers Self–Sufficiency

Hillary Catalfio was enrolled with the Partnership, Accountability, Training, Hope (PATH) program in June of 2017. A stay-at-home mom for several years, Hillary needed a job when her husband’s medical condition prevented him from returning to work. To provide for…

Young Professional Cracks the Code to a New Career

When Chelsea Bookrum first came to Michigan Works!, she had recently been laid off from a job as an administrative assistant in a physical therapy office. This was just one in a series of difficult life events that had derailed…