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"I got a job right away after completing my CDL training as a Concrete Mixer Driver. Michigan Works helped me find the career I wanted and helped me identify the training I needed."

Raymond Sam

Driver, Great Lakes Mineral

"If I hadn't gone in to Michigan Works I wouldn't be in this exciting career putting my education to use."

Alaine Perry

Water Generalist, Verso Paper Company

"They were my connection to employers and jobs when I moved to the area."

Timothy Taylor

Machinist, Stewart Manufacturing

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"Michigan Works helped me obtain my CDL and that led to a full time position."

Gary Laponsie

General Labor/Driver, Burton Excavating

"We work closely with Michigan Works! when we are looking for people to staff our openings…Another important project that Michigan Works! is facilitating is working with our local intermediate School District’s Pre-Engineering program to develop a new LED lighting system that we hope will allow us to re-light our iconic sign."

Bobbi Ryan

Owner, Jack's Restaurant

"The resources Michigan Works has available are amazing and changed my life."

Beth Manninen

Accountant, Kvivioja & Van Effen CPAs

How we help

Career Exploration

If you need to chart a new career path towards the high-growth jobs of the 21st century, we can guide you toward the appropriate training to meet your goals.

Virtual Career Lab

Need some resume or interview tips? Or would you like to brush up on Microsoft Word or Excel? We’ve assembled a variety of materials and online resources into a Virtual Career Lab, a one-stop classroom that can help jump-start your job search and career.

Staffing Needs Assessments

We can help you determine your staffing needs, market your available jobs, manage your applicants, supplement your training capacity, and even create a customized staffing and training plan for your organization.

Access to Office Equipment and Technology

Make our office your office. Michigan Works! Service Centers have computers, fax machines, printers, resume paper and more to help you search and apply for jobs.
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Road to Success: CDL Driver

If you're interested in becoming part of the system that ensures our store's shelves are stocked, fuel is in our tanks, and supplies are delivered to our hospitals, you'll find a career as a CDL Driver rewarding.

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Business Support During COVID-19 Outbreak

In light of all that is transpiring as a result of COVID-19, economic development organizations from across the Upper Peninsula have come together to share the most relevant resources to help with workforce and financial impacts.

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