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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: Workplace 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 Barry

WorkReady Adaptability

West Michigan Works! in Barry County 130 E State St, Hastings

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 Interviewing

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

Goal Setting Workshop (Virtual)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

This workshop will focus on action-oriented goal setting and will offer strategies to help you set and reach your goals, including an in-depth look at the SMART goal setting technique. Common barriers to goal setting and ways to combat procrastination will also be discussed. 

Free
Event Series Montcalm

WorkReady! Adaptability

West Michigan Works! in Montcalm County 114 S Greenville West Dr, Greenville

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

Self-Esteem Workshop

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

The job search process can be stressful, and for some people, it can affect their confidence and self-esteem. This workshop will introduce the concept of self-esteem and why it’s important …

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Intro to Resume

Take your resume to the next level!  This 1.5-hour workshop is designed for individuals interested in improving their existing resume or building a new resume.  Staff will be on-hand throughout …

Free
Event Series Barry

Goal Setting

West Michigan Works! in Barry County 130 E State St, Hastings

This workshop will focus on action-oriented goal setting and will offer strategies to help you set and reach your goals, including an in-depth look at the SMART goal setting technique. …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Self-Esteem

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

The job search process can be stressful, and for some people, it can affect their confidence and self-esteem. This workshop will introduce the concept of self-esteem and why it’s important …

Free
Event Series Montcalm

Goal-Setting

West Michigan Works! in Montcalm County 114 S Greenville West Dr, Greenville

This workshop will focus on action-oriented goal setting and will offer strategies to help you set and reach your goals, including an in depth look at the SMART goal setting …

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Intro to Interviewing

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

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

WorkReady: Communication Workshop (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Communication
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 from the crowd!
*EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS - WORKREADY: To find out which classes are best for you, please take the online pre-assessment prior to registering.
Good communication skills are ranked as one of employers’ most-needed work skills. In this workshop you will explore five components of effective communication: verbal communication, non-verbal communication, active listening, feedback, and message planning.

Free
Event Series Barry

Leadership Styles

West Michigan Works! in Barry County 130 E State St, Hastings

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 Muskegon

Goal-Setting

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

This workshop will focus on action-oriented goal setting and will offer strategies to help you set and reach your goals, including an in depth look at the SMART goal setting …

Free

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