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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 Ottawa

Intro To Resume in Spanish

¿Cuentas con una Hoja Laboral o Curriculum 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

Career Exploration

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

Your future starts now! Learn about yourself and the world of work by identifying and exploring highly satisfying careers. Career Exploration is a self-assessment tool used to match personal interests …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Introduction to Interviewing

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

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
Event Series Barry

WorkReady Time Management

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

WorkReady: Time Management & Punctuality Workshop (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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.

This VIRTUAL workshop will help you understand and use the skills of time management and punctuality. You’ll learn about the importance of regular attendance; showing up for work and completing tasks on time; and staying focused and being productive while you’re on the job.

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Job Searching Techniques

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

Whether you are looking for your first job, or it’s been a few years since you last looked for employment or need tips on a cover letter this is the …

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Intro to Interviewing in Spanish

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

Este taller proporciona técnicas de entrevista que incluyen preparación, seguimiento y cómo responder preguntas difíciles. También recibirás consejos sobre apariencia, habilidades de comunicación no verbal y más herramientas para ayudarte …

Free

Take Out Series: LinkedIn Basics (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Would you like to learn the basics of creating a LinkedIn account? Would you like to learn more about how to stand out on LinkedIn to recruiters and hiring managers? Are you interested in learning how to network? Attend an abbreviated virtual workshop on the basics of creating a LinkedIn profile and the importance of having one!

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 Barry

Resume Writing

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

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 Kent

Job Search Techniques

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

Whether you are looking for your first job, or it’s been a few years since you last looked for employment, this is the workshop for you!

Free

WorkReady: Responsibility Workshop (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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.
This VIRTUAL workshop will help you understand what it means to be responsible at work. You’ll learn the importance of being reliable, doing work correctly and on time, communicating with others, and taking ownership of your work and behavior.

Free
Event Series Barry

Resume Writing Lab

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

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
Event Series Muskegon

Cover Letter Writing

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

This 2 hour  lab is designed for individuals interested in creating a cover letter to connect with employers.  Staff will be on-hand throughout the class offering tips and suggestions on …

Free

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