Upper Michigan businesses are facing a new challenge with looser coronavirus restrictions and the summer tourism months just weeks away. Many are now having a hard time finding employees.
Cybersecurity has become a hot topic in today’s work environment. Learning its essential has become an integral part of running a small business.
Last week, at least 850 Michigan businesses were awarded grants from the Going PRO Talent Fund. Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! Business Services Manager, Holly Peoples, says there was no better time like the present to get this funding.
Through $39,015,052 in grants from the Going PRO Talent Fund, Michigan is helping nearly 30,000 workers across the state to secure employment, industry-recognized credentials and strong wages by providing training grants to more than 850 Michigan businesses to support their high-demand, high-skill talent needs.
Kevin, a Business Services Specialist from Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, spoke with Elizabeth from TV 6 to discuss the measures we as an organization took to help U.P. businesses survive the pandemic.
As stated by the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), “Michigan’s Work Share program allows employers to restart their business and bring employees back from unemployment…”
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! wants all Michigan residents to be prepared when businesses are legally allowed to resume operations. To ensure the safety and well-being of the Upper Peninsula’s citizens, we are providing you with guidelines and tools from the CDC.