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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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WorkReady: Reasoning (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. 

Many employers believe that reasoning or critical thinking is even more important than a candidate’s education! In this VIRTUAL workshop you will learn the importance of looking at an issue, problem, or opportunity from multiple viewpoints. Good reasoning requires that you take time to define the problem and recognize that problems can be complicated and involve a variety of interrelated issues. 

Free
Event Series Allegan

WorkReady: Decisiveness

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 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
Event Series Allegan

Leadership Styles

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

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 Ionia

Computer Literacy

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

Intimidated by computers? Unfamiliar with how to use email or the internet? This open lab covers basic computing needs and makes your computer time more productive and enjoyable. The instructor …

Free

Take Out Series: Google Basics (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Have you ever wondered how you can use Google to further your job search or your career? Need help learning how to set up a professional Google account for your job search and networking? Join us for a workshop that explains why you should use Google and what kinds of apps are available.

 

Free
Event Series Allegan

WorkReady Time Management

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 Ottawa

Intro to Cover Letter

This 1.5 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
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

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

WorkReady: Innovation (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. 

Innovation is the ability to think of new ideas, processes, products, etc. that have value. This VIRTUAL workshop will help you understand what it means to have an innovative mindset. You’ll also learn the importance of 1) thinking through how your ideas might affect other people or processes and 2) communicating your idea effectively and appropriately. 

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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