West Michigan Works! Workshops & Events Schedule

West Michigan Works! offers free workshops that can help you develop the materials and skills necessary to reenter the workforce, from resume development to creating a 30 second infomercial. 

To view a printable calendar, click on a service center location below: 

Allegan County  |  Barry County  | Ionia County |  Kent County

Montcalm County  |  Muskegon County  |  Ottawa County

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This Month's Workshops & Events

Workshop/Event
Time
Location & Map
9:30am - 10:30am
West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County, 121 Clover St, Holland, MI

Improve your job search strategies from start to finish! This workshop covers the basics of job search while incorporating tips on standing out in a competitive workforce. You will walk away with a tool kit full of resources to assist you in your job search.

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Resume Makeover - Mar. 27
11:00am - 12:00pm
West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County, 121 Clover St, Holland, MI

Discover current trends in resume writing. In this workshop you will learn tips, tricks, and techniques to make your resume stand out to employers. Please bring your current resume and cover letter if you have one.

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Resume Lab - Mar. 28
8:30am - 11:00am
West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County, 121 Clover St, Holland, MI

Put the resources you received in the Resume 101 workshop to good use and come to our Resume Lab to create, update, and/or revamp your resume! *Completing the Resume 101 workshop is highly encouraged before attending this workshop.

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MRS Orientation - Mar. 28
11:00am - 12:00pm
West Michigan Works! Kent County, 215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids

Services for those with documented disabilities: Learn about Michigan Rehabilitation Services, eligibility requirements and sign-up information.

For Reservation, Call 242-6450 or fax: 242-6460

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1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Michigan Works! Kent County, 121 Franklin SE, Grand Rapids

Learn about all of the West Michigan Works! Programs and Services.

MUST REGISTER IN PERSON at either the Franklin or Straight Ave NW West Michigan Works! location.

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1:00pm - 3:00pm
WMW in Muskegon County, 316 Morris Ave, Muskegon MI 49440

Learn how to explore Interests, Labor Market information and training providers to assist you in choosing the right Career for you!

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Resume Makeover - Mar. 28
1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Michigan Works! Kent County, 215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids

How do you know you have a good resume? Discover current trends in resume writing. In this workshop you will learn tips, tricks, and techniques to make your resume stand out to employers. Bring an electronic copy of your updated resume, incorporating information gained from attending the Resume Development workshop, and receive one on one advice.

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2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Michigan Works! Ionia County, 301 W Main St, Ionia, MI 48846

Learn about West Michigan Works!' services. Space is limited - please call (616) 389-8525 to reserve your seat!

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9:00am - 10:30am
West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County, 121 Clover St, Holland, MI

Your future starts now! Learn about yourself and the world of work by identifying and exploring highly satisfying careers. Career Exploration is a self-assessment tool used to match personal interests with related careers.

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10:00am - 11:00am
West Michigan Works! in Montcalm County, 114 S Greenville W Dr, Greenville, MI 48838

Job searching is a job! During this workshop you will learn resources and tips to find the occupation that you desire while updating yourself with the ever-growing chages of today's modern job search. Great for all ages.

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10:00am - 11:00am
West Michigan Works! Kent County, 121 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Review 9 ways to find job leads, identify the best ones to use to land your desired job.

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10:00am - 11:00am
West Michigan Works! Kent County, 215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids

Review 9 ways to find job leads, identify the best ones to use to land your desired job.

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TABE - Mar. 29
10:30am - 12:00pm
West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County, 121 Clover St, Holland, MI

TABE - Tests of Adult Basic Education – is an academic assessment to determine both the knowledge and skills of adults in the areas of Reading and Math. TABE is an online assessment that takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. TABE is a requirement for participation in West Michigan Works! programs.

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11:00am - 12:00pm
West Michigan Works! Kent County, 121 Franklin SE, Grand Rapids

Update yourself with tips for successful interviewing in today’s world. Learn all the steps in the process of interviewing, tips on how to best prepare yourself, and how to make a positive first impression. Also, learn about different types of interviews, handling difficult topics, commonly asked questions and how to follow up.

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