When the hotel closed, Heather wanted to try for her first job in Information Technology (IT) even though her degree was earned seven years ago.
Jacob, a dislocated worker, came into Michigan Works! with a big smile and a big goal. He was determined to change his life and we were happy to be a part of it.
Timothy got ready to win when he came into Michigan Works! seeking help to obtain his builder’s license. He had overwhelming barriers to employment, including health and legal issues. These barriers left him unable to get a job when he had a family to support.
Darelle, a single father, was permanently laid off from his employer in February 2019. After months of searching for work, he was not able to obtain suitable employment. His struggles led him to U.P. Michigan Works (UPMW).