Summer Hiring Trends

West Michigan’s Job Market is HOT! It’s summertime, and it’s not just the weather that’s hot—so is the job market! West Michigan employers need to fill jobs now, and they are …

Job Search for the Experienced Worker

Show Your Value as an Experienced Worker Age discrimination is something many people will deal with at some point while looking for employment. Age discrimination affects both the young and …

June is Youth Employment Month

Youth Employment Month: Gain Skills, Earn Money, Prepare for a Career June is Youth Employment Month in Michigan, when we celebrate the work of young people, the value they bring …

Leadership Styles Workshop

Discover the Leader in You! Leadership ability is one of the top soft skills that employers want in their staff (soft skills are non-technical skills that allow you to succeed in the workplace). Even …

Future of Work Grand Challenge

There’s an App for That: Free Training for Job Seekers West Michigan Works! and partners, Michigan Works! Southwest and Michigan Works! Berrien-Cass-Van Buren, have been selected to participate in a …

Take Your Cover Letter to the Next Level

Three Tips to Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out With today’s online and automated application processes, you might think that a cover letter is no longer necessary. However, a strong cover letter may …



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