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ESS Michigan/WillSub Hiring Subs in the Central U.P.

Join us at this event if you are interested in substitute Teaching and Paraprofessional positions! ESS Michigan/WillSub will be in the Hancock and Marquette American Job Centers (AJC) searching for the next, great group of Substitutes on August 27th, 2019. From 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM, representatives …

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Jim Huff, BRN Manager being interviewed on TV6. Closeup.

LiftUP – Business Resource Network Interview with TV 6

Thank you for the feature, Upper Michigan's Source! Click this link to watch the video featuring Jim Huff, the LiftUP - Business Resource Network Manager. The LiftUp - Business Resource Network is a service offered by the UPward Talent Council - Michigan Works! geared towards increasing employee …

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Denise sitting across from a man being interviewed on TV6 about the GoingPro program.

GoingPRO Interview with TV 6

Check out this video from TV 6, Upper Michigan's Source! The Workforce Services Manager of the Eastern Upper Peninsula, Denise, was on-hand to talk about the benefits of the GoingPRO program through the State of Michigan. For more information about our programs and services, feel …

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LiftUp Aims to Increase Employee Retention And Satisfaction

LiftUp, a service provided by the UPward Talent Council - Michigan Works!, helps employers retain and engage their employees through on-site training and success coaching. For more information about this service, please visit InvestUP's article featured on their website. Please contact the LiftUP Business Resource Network by …

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Akitoshi Hiraki cuts the ceremonial ribbon | From left to right: Waupaca Foundry EVP, John Wiesbrock; Waupaca Foundry President, COO & CEO Michael Nikolai; Vice Chairmen of Hitachi Metals Ltd, Akitoshi Hiraki; Rep. Greg Markkanen – State Representative 110th District; Sen. Ed McBroom – State Senator 38th District; MEDC CEO Jeff Mason; MEDC Business Development Project Manager David Kurtycz; City of Ironwood Mayor Annette Burchell

Waupaca Foundry opens operations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Story and photograph via the Michigan Economic Development Corporation There's some great news for the Upper Peninsula! On July 18, Waupaca Foundry commenced operations in Ironwood, MI! Business and employment opportunities are expanding in the Upper Peninsula. For more information about this development, please follow this link. …

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JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM

The Luce County Michigan Works! American Job Center is Hosting a Census Recruiting Event NEWBERRY, MI, JULY 2019 — On July 22nd, 2019, the Luce County Michigan Works! American Job Center is hosting an informational event for those interested in working for the 2020 U.S. Census as temporary Census Takers. …

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Justin Tuttle standing in front of his Bowman Gas, Co. propane truck in a paved parking lot.

Achieving Goals: Long-Term Unemployed to Year-Round Delivery Driver 

This winter, Justin was laid off from his groundskeeper and maintenance job. He visited the Luce County Michigan Works! American Job Center to register for work as required by the Unemployment Insurance Agency. Justin informed staff he had a long history of unemployment and hoped to change that trend. Justin expressed a desire …

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Early Childhood Job Fair Hosted in Houghton County

The Michigan Works! Houghton County American Job Center hosted a Job Fair on Thursday, June 20th. Eight employers and three training institutions participated looking to fill early childhood positions including teachers, aides, parapros, substitute teachers, daycare coordinators, playgroup supervisors, bus drivers, cafeteria help, and administrative assistants. There were also employers …

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