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Providing the talent you need
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Michigan Works! is constantly building and cultivating a pool of talent to satisfy local employer needs.

We can help you find and hire the right people for your business. 
We offer cost effective ways of recruiting and hiring that will benefit your bottom line. 
We post job openings, review résumés, and connect you with qualified workers.

Employer Services
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Business Services Team

The Michigan Works! Business Services Team provides services to support business sustainability, transition, and growth. Contact a Business Services Team Member for more information on the right services to support your business.

Recruitment

  • Post your open positions on the statewide Pure Michigan Talent Connect database,   MITalent.org, and connect with thousands of talented workers across the state. 
  • Host Customized Hiring Events to meet qualified candidates, tailored to your company’s needs.
  • Participate in local Job Fairs and meet candidates face to face.
  • Get assistance with the process of résumé review and candidate assessment.

Training

We offer a full range of quality candidate skill assessments to help you with your hiring needs. Michigan Works! can assist you with implementing Training Packages that will help you get the employees you want with the skills you need.

Layoff & Separation

If your business is facing restructuring and/or downsizing, we provide Rapid Response and a variety of services to businesses to help affected employees. Services include onsite workshops for employees in transition, job placement assistance, information on unemployment benefits, and more.

Support Veterans

Contact us to learn about recruiting valuable veteran employees. Michigan Works! is proud to honor U.S. Military Veterans with Priority of Service. We help businesses identify benefits of hiring veterans, including potential tax credits for hiring qualified employees.
Ed stands in front of the camera in an American Job Center in the Upper Peninsula wearing jeans and a winter jacket.

Ed the Veteran – A Success Story

While Ed was in the office, a Michigan Works! staff member asked him if he had ever served in the military. He indicated that he is a veteran, so the staff member explained to him what our services are, and they had him fill out …

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