Be open to new possibilities

Part of the exploration process is learning about new possibilities or options that you may not have considered before. Here are some tools to help you explore:


West Michigan Works! offers a variety of free workshops, including career exploration. Find a virtual or in-person workshop near you.

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Annual Hot Jobs List

The West Michigan Works! Hot Jobs List highlights in-demand occupations in our region’s fastest-growing industries. These are jobs that employers are hiring for now and are also expected to see considerable growth in the next five years. If you’re looking for a new career, these jobs are smart choices. And many of these jobs qualify for scholarships!

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Career Assessments

There are many online career self-assessments available, like CareerOneStop and My Next Move. These are a good way to get started, but an assessment and a conversation with a career expert is a great way to get started and can provide important insights. Use the form below to connect with a career coach.

Connect With A Career Coach

Career Assessments

Finding a good career match isn’t just about technical skills, it’s also about employability skills, like responsibility, adaptability, and time management. WorkReady assessment help you understand and use the nine important skills that employers are looking for.

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Let’s talk jobs

Get started on your career exploration today! Our career coaches are trained professionals dedicated to matching you to a career that you’re not only suited to, but enjoy.

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