Childcare Virtual Job Fair – 2022

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Join the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity’s Workforce Development, the Michigan Works! network and Great Start to Quality as they host a Childcare Virtual Job Fair this February.

Working and Thriving from Home – A Success Story

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Teresa, a single mother of 3, was unemployed and had barriers to getting back to work, including a lack of childcare for her child, the loss of financial assistance, and health problems, all of which blocked her from returning to her job as a bartender.

LeAnna’s New Resume – A Success Story

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LeAnna was having trouble finding work. She had physical limitations and a few periods of time with no work on her outdated resume. She visited the Luce County Michigan Works! office in Newberry seeking resume help.

Upper Peninsula Smartzones Partner Together to Host Return North Professional Careers Fair

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MTEC SmartZone, Innovate Marquette SmartZone, and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation are gearing up to host the fifth annual Return North Professional Careers Fair. Return North, presented by TriMedia Environmental & Engineering, is aimed at attracting alumni, former residents and friends of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan back to the region.

The 5 Things You Need to do to Ace a Virtual Interview

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As we all know, the process by which job seekers become employees has changed. Long gone are the days where you drive to a business, sit across the table from a hiring manager, and shake their hand. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this process will be moving to virtual platforms for a number of industries.