Childcare Virtual Job Fair – 2022

A picture of a child with paint on its hands to promote the Childcare Virtual Job Fair.

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.

Yoopers are Getting Hired through Application Drives

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You may have seen our roving RV around the Upper Peninsula more than usual lately. No, we aren’t taking an extended summer vacation. It’s been acting as our rolling billboard at our recent application drives. What’s an application drive, you ask? Sit back, relax, and let us explain.

Job fair attracts crowd to Depot Park

A man writes on a table at a job fair.

The Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! office held its first job fair since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday in Ironwood’s Depot Park. The job fair offered job seekers a chance to see what type of employment is available locally.

How to Attract Talent in the UP

Two people sit at a table across from each other for a face-to-face interview.

The issue is that the people who should be seeing their job posting aren’t seeing their job posting. This can be a simple fix. Check out some of the ways we suggest that employers advertise their open positions below.