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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 Kent

WorkReady: Communication

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

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, …

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Introduction to Interviewing

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

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: Responsibility Workshop (VIRTUAL)

Virtual Virtual, West Michigan, US
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 …

Free
Event Series Montcalm

Goal-Setting

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

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 Barry

WorkReady: Communication

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

Free
Event Series Muskegon

Job Searching Techniques

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

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

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? Join us for a workshop that explains why you should use Google and …

Free
Event Series Barry

WorkReady: Responsibility

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

Free
Event Series Montcalm

WorkReady! Communication

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

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 …

Free
Event Series Kent

Computer Literacy

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

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. We utilize …

Free

Self-Esteem (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 introduce the concept of self-esteem and why it’s important …

Free

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