Young people are the future of the Upper Peninsula’s economy and workforce. Getting a job at a young age teaches work ethic, and what it’s like to make money for themselves and may even inspire the career they choose to pursue.
Chris joined Alyssa from TV 6 to discuss what makes up a winning resume and what shouldn’t be added to your personal marketing document.
On May 11, Darren Widder, Policy and Programs Manager with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, joined Alyssa from TV 6 to discuss our Clean Slate UP program and the upcoming Clean Slate UP events happening in the central and western Upper Peninsula.
Amy Kraatz, MiLEAP Grant Coordinator with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, visited TV 6 to discuss employee retention and how U.P. Michigan Works! is using MICA funding to convene organizations and address workforce challenges.
This week, Hanna Duckwall, Director of Talent Services with U.P. Michigan Works!, visited TV 6 to discuss our upcoming Clean Slate UP Expungement Event taking place in Marquette on March 23.
Susan from our Newberry office sat down with Alyssa from TV 6 to discuss the re-opening of our doors to walk-in customers.
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! uses its communications network to help job seekers, businesses, and partners get ready to win. From social media to events, the U.P. Michigan Works! team uses a variety of tools, including TV interviews, to get their message out.
Tim Hyde from UP Michigan Works! and Kristin Johnson from Innovate Marquette sat down with TV 6 to discuss an upcoming, UP-wide recruiting event: Return North.
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.
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.