A Northwest Michigan Works! Business Services Team member is an employer's first point of contact with the Michigan Works! system. The Business Services Team provides the following services, and more:
Assistance developing and posting job openings on Pure Michigan Talent Connect
  • We can help you attract talent by making your job posting stand out from the rest!
  • Need help navigating Pure Michigan Talent Connect? We can help!
Employee recruitment, screening, and referral
  • Our Team can help you develop a viable list of candidates!
  • Job seekers visit us every day! We can make sure they are aware of your open positions!
  • Participate in Job Fairs, Employer of the Day, and other local hiring events!
Workforce training and skills upgrading
Connection to local Apprenticeship Success Coordinator
  • Want to develop an apprenticeship training program? We can help!
  • We can help you register your apprenticeship program with the U.S. Department of Labor!
​Access to Industry 4.0 resources, grants, and partner organizations
Information related to local Business Resource Networks
  • Having trouble retaining your employees? Ask us how you can be part of a Business Resource Network.
  • Offer your employees a hand up to community resources!
Connection to services provided by Small Business Development Center, APEX Accelerator (formerly PTAC), the Global Trade Alliance of Northern Michigan, and other economic development partners.