Events for March 11, 2024 | West Michigan Works! Events for March 11, 2024 | West Michigan Works!

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Whether you are looking to sharpen your interview skills or meet an employer who is hiring, we have options for you! Our free workshops in the calendar below are available to help you at any stage of the job search and hiring process. Plus, our weekly hot jobs and monthly virtual hiring events connect you with employers who are hiring.

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Event Series Muskegon

WorkReady: Communication

West Michigan Works! in Muskegon County 316 Morris Ave, Muskegon

In this employability skills series, you will focus on building the skills employers are looking for in their employees and job applicants. This workshop series can help you stand out …

Free
Event Series Kent

Introduction to Resumes

West Michigan Works! in Kent County - Grand Rapids NW Service Center 215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids

Take your resume to the next level! This workshop is designed for individuals interested in improving their existing resume. Learn tips, tricks, and techniques to make your resume stand out …

Free

Intro to Resume-In Spanish (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Workshop
Virtual Event Virtual Event

¿Cuentas con una Hoja Laboral o Curriculm vitae?  En muchas ocasiones creemos que no necesitamos realizar dicho documento.  Sin embargo, en este país puede ser indispensable para poder obtener mejores …

Free
Event Series Kent

Introduction to Resumes

West Michigan Works! in Kent County - Grand Rapids SE Service Center 121 Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE, Grand Rapids

Take your resume to the next level! This workshop is designed for individuals interested in improving their existing resume. Learn tips, tricks, and techniques to make your resume stand out …

Free
Event Series Kent

Job Searching with a Criminal Background Workshop (Virtual)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

This workshop provides helpful information about background checks and job search strategies for someone with a criminal background. You will learn how to navigate applications and how to answer specific interview questions regarding your criminal background. You will also get information about programs and resources that may be able to assist you with your job search efforts.

Free
Event Series Muskegon

WorkReady: Time Management

West Michigan Works! in Muskegon County 316 Morris Ave, Muskegon

In this employability skills series, you will focus on building the skills employers are looking for in their employees and job applicants. This workshop series can help you stand out …

Free
Event Series Kent

Cover Letter Writing

West Michigan Works! in Kent County - Grand Rapids NW Service Center 215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids

Join us for this workshop in which you will learn to create a good first impression with an effective cover letter. Learn layout and format guidelines as well as content …

Free
Event Series Kent

Cover Letter Writing

West Michigan Works! in Kent County - Grand Rapids SE Service Center 121 Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE, Grand Rapids

Join us for this workshop in which you will learn to create a good first impression with an effective cover letter. Learn layout and format guidelines as well as content …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Resume Writing

West Michigan Works! in Muskegon County 316 Morris Ave, Muskegon

Take your resume to the next level!  This 3-hour workshop is designed for individuals interested in improving their existing resume or building a new resume.  Staff will be on-hand throughout …

Free

Job Searching for The Experienced Worker (Virtual)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

This VIRTUAL workshop is designed to assist Job Seekers who are 40+ years old.  During our time together we will discuss the following: 

Identify misconceptions and how to overcome experience discrimination. 
Define and address employer perceptions of experienced workers. 
Identify strategies to show your value in the workforce. 
Recognize thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors that work against obtaining employment. 
Evaluate the importance of salary expectations, retirement, and other financial considerations. 
Identify a list of tools and resources to aid in your job search in today’s world. 

We look forward to meeting you and helping you become better equipped to successfully market yourself in our ever-changing job market. Your registration confirmation will provide you with the required information to attend this workshop via Microsoft Teams. 

Free
Event Series Kent

Introduction to Interviewing

West Michigan Works! in Kent County - Grand Rapids SE Service Center 121 Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE, Grand Rapids

This workshop provides interview techniques including preparation, follow-up and how to answer difficult questions. You will also get tips on appearance, non-verbal communication skills and more to help you ace …

Free

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