Events for April 2, 2024 | West Michigan Works! Events for April 2, 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 Ionia

WorkReady! Adaptability

West Michigan Works! in Ionia County 603 W. Adams St., Ionia

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

Introduction to Resume Writing (Virtual)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Take your resume to the next level! This VIRTUAL workshop is designed for individuals interested in learning how to create a resume or improve their existing resume.

We recommend you log in at least five minutes before the scheduled workshop start time so you are ready to go when the workshop begins. Late participants will not be allowed to join the meeting.

*It is highly recommended to have your resume available in a digital format (mitalent, flash drive, email) for access during and after the workshop. A hard copy may be useful for you to reference during the workshop.

Free
Event Series Allegan

WorkReady Adaptability

West Michigan Works! in Allegan County - Allegan Service Center 3255 122nd Ave, Allegan

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 Ionia

WorkReady: Communication

West Michigan Works! in Ionia County 603 W. Adams St., Ionia

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 Ottawa

Lab Resume

West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County 12331 James St Ste 130, Holland

Put the resources you received in Resume Makeover to good use to create, update and/or revamp your resume according to the job you are looking to apply for! NOTE: Completing …

Free

Take Out Series: Virtual Resume Upgrade Lab

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Do you have an old resume you need to update? Maybe you’ve started a new draft, but you have formatting questions about Microsoft Word? Or you’re just trying to figure out the best way to word or arrange things?

We’re here for you!

Join members of our Regional Talent Development Team in this virtual setting to put the finishing touches on that outdated version or sloppy copy! Come prepared to share your draft via Teams (we can walk you through how to do that). We will look at it together in real time to give you individualized help and recommendations based on current industry standards. This workshop is limited to a very small number of participants to ensure a quality experience, but it is offered on a recurring basis.

Free
Event Series Allegan

Introduction to Resume

West Michigan Works! in Allegan County - Allegan Service Center 3255 122nd Ave, Allegan

Take your resume to the next level!  This workshop is designed for individuals interested in improving their existing resume or building a new resume.  Staff will offer tips and suggestions …

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Workready: Time Management and Punctuality

West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County 12331 James St Ste 130, Holland

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 Muskegon

Career Exploration

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

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

Free
Event Series Kent

Leadership Styles

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

You don’t have to be a manager to be a leader. You might be asked in an interview what your leadership style is; be prepared to answer that question. This …

Free
Event Series Allegan

Resume Writing Lab

West Michigan Works! in Allegan County - Allegan Service Center 3255 122nd Ave, Allegan

Put the resources you received in Resume Writing to good use to create, update and/or revamp your resume according to the job you are looking to apply for! NOTE: Completing the …

Free

Introduction to Interviewing Workshop (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Workshop
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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 your next interview.

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Computer Literacy

West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County 12331 James St Ste 130, Holland

Intimidated by computers? Unfamiliar with how to use email or the internet? This open lab covers basic computing needs and make your computer time more productive and enjoyable. Self-guided learning …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

WorkReady: Responsibility

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

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