Going PRO Talent Fund awards for Michigan businesses focused on growing talent and helping employees gain credentials
U.P. Michigan Works! continues to support employers and employees in getting ready to win by providing access to valuable programs and resources.
U.P. Michigan Works! continues to support employers and employees to get ready to win with access to valuable programs and resources.
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) recently announced that $1.7 million in training funds will be distributed among 63 Upper Peninsula businesses through the Going PRO Talent Fund (GPTF).
Michigan employers looking to take advantage of the Going PRO Talent Fund program will be able to apply for a share of at least $40 million in competitive training funds available to Michigan businesses today, Sept. 30.
Did you miss out on the 2021 Going PRO Talent Fund Information Session held by Upper Peninsula Michigan Works? Have no fear, we recorded it!
On Wednesday, September 8, Tim Hyde, Workforce Services Manager with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, joined Alyssa Jawor from TV 6 to discuss the upcoming virtual Going PRO Information Session.
Michigan’s more than half a million jobs in high-demand, high-wage industries highlighted as part of Professional Trades Month
With nearly 530,000 Michigan jobs and 47,000 annual openings in the professional trades projected by the year 2028, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joins the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) to proclaim May as Professional Trades Month to honor those in these fields, show the value of this work, and encourage others to explore educational opportunities and gain career awareness.
Students encouraged to explore education and career pathways during Career and Technical Education Month
With more than 529,000 Michigan job openings projected annually through the year 2028, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joins the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) to proclaim February as Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month.
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.