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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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Leadership Styles Workshop (Virtual)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan, US
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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 VIRTUAL workshop will discuss the six different leadership styles by Daniel Goleman and will help you determine what style of leader you are. 

Free
Event Series Kent

Introduction to Interviewing

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

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 Muskegon

Cover Letter Writing

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

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 how to help make your cover letter stand out.

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Self-Esteem in Spanish

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

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 in both your professional and personal life. Tips and tools to maintain your self-esteem will also be discussed. El proceso de búsqueda de empleo puede …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Resume Writing

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

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 the class offering tips and suggestions on how to help make your resume stand out.

Free

Self-Esteem Workshop (Virtual)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan, US
Virtual Event Virtual Event

The job search process can be stressful, and for some people, it can affect their confidence and self-esteem. This workshop will discuss the concept of self-esteem and why it’s important in both your professional and personal life. Tips and tools to broaden your self-awareness and practice mindfulness, as well as maintain your self-esteem even in difficult circumstances will also be discussed. 

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Workready: Responsibility

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

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. Responsibility looks …

Free
Event Series Ionia

Resume Lab

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

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 the Resume Makeover workshop is essential before attending Resume Lab.  It will be most helpful if you bring a "sloppy copy resume" and a job …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

WorkReady: Teamwork

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

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. Teamwork A …

Free
Event Series Ottawa

WORKREADY: Innovation

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

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 …

Free

Introduction to Cover Letter Workshop (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Workshop
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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 suggestions and resources.

Free
Event Series Ottawa

Computer Literacy

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

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 is also available for select software programs, with limited staff assistance.

Free

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