Regional Child Care Planning Grant Awarded to Networks Northwest
The Early Childhood Investment Corporation’s (ECIC) Child Care Innovation Fund has awarded Networks Northwest with a $150,000 grant aimed at expanding access to quality, affordable child care for working families in northwest Lower Michigan.
Ukrainian Immigrant Starts Truck Driving Career With Help From Northwest Michigan Works!
Serhii Korotchenko and his family moved to northern Michigan from Ukraine and Northwest Michigan Works! helped him connect with the training he needed to start a career as a truck driver.
Online Career Profile Cards Provide Information About Local STEM Careers
To help elevate STEM careers in our community, Northwest Michigan Works! partnered with Northwestern Lower MiSTEM Network to create the Career Profile Card project.
Northwest Michigan Businesses Receive $1.7 Million From Going PRO Talent Fund
Businesses in Northwest Michigan will receive $1,700,109 for employee training from the state’s Going PRO Talent Fund in 2023.
Northern Michigan Students Attend 2022 National Leadership Event
Students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program coordinated by Northwest Michigan Works! attended the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA) in Washington, D.C.
New Apprenticeship Program Benefits Persons With Developmental Disabilities
A first-of-its-kind apprenticeship in northern Michigan will benefit persons with developmental disabilities. The new Customer Service Representative Registered Apprenticeship Program is being offered through a partnership between Bergmann Center, In...
Local Students Get Healthy Snacks Through Grant to Northwest Michigan Works!
A program providing healthy snacks for local students will continue thanks to a $1,000 grant that Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG), a program of Northwest Michigan Works! and Networks Northwest, is receiving from the Cadillac Area Community Foun...
Northwest Michigan Works! Now Using the Newton’s Road Career Investigator
Northwest Michigan Works! will adopt the Newton's Road Career Investigator as their primary career pathway exploration platform to support individuals as they learn more about careers that are in-demand across the region.
Emergency Responders Complete Tuition-Free Training in Missaukee County
Some new Emergency Medical Responders from Missaukee and Wexford counties have completed their training without having to pay thanks to a first-of-its-kind partnership between Missaukee EMS and Northwest Michigan Works!
MiCareerQuest Northwest exposes students in Northwest Michigan to exciting careers and endless possibilities.
Going PRO Talent Fund 2023
The Going PRO Talent Fund (GPTF) provides competitive awards to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees.
Adult Education Graduates Recognized at 2022 Commencement Ceremony
A special ceremony was held in Traverse City to recognize students who earned high school diplomas or High School Equivalency certificates as members of the Northwest Education Services Adult Education Class of 2022.
Veterans Employment Services at Northwest Michigan Works
Veterans can learn about job and training opportunities, get information about veterans’ organizations and other service providers, or just network with other veterans, at the Veterans Employment Services Orientation at Northwest Michigan Works.
Northwest Michigan Works Helps Job Seeker Find the "Perfect Job"
Kayla Francis was a 19-year old single mother and college student when she enrolled in the PATH program at Northwest Michigan Works!
Northwest Michigan Works! Helps Medical Facility Meet Staffing Needs
Northwest Michigan Works! helped the Manistee County Medical Care Facility fill certified nurse aide (CNA) positions by recruiting candidates for a customized CNA training at the facility. Along with recruitment, the staff at Michigan Works! also han...
Career Café Open House at New Michigan Works Location in Petoskey
A ribbon cutting and Open House marked the grand opening of the Career Café at the new Michigan Works! location in Petoskey December 2. Job seekers, employers, and community partners who attended the grand opening had the opportunity to learn about ...
High Schoolers Explore Career Options in Emmet County
Nearly 800 Emmet County high school students had the opportunity to learn about local jobs at a Career Expo in Petoskey. Representatives from 40 businesses and organizations participated in the event which was organized by Northwest Michigan Works!, ...
Beaver Island Lighthouse School Students Attend Leadership Day in Lansing
Two students from the Beaver Island Lighthouse School (BILS) attended the Jobs for Michigan's Graduates State Leadership Day in Lansing. The event gave BILS seniors Alexis Gomez and Dominic Rose the opportunity to meet and network with other Jobs for...
New Career Expo for Manistee County Students
High school students explored local career options at a new Manistee County Career Expo.
Students Explore Local Career Options in Antrim and Kalkaska Counties
Northwest Michigan Works! and the College Access Network organized a Career Expo for high school students in Antrim and Kalkaska counties.
Meijer Recognized as Michigan Works Employer of the Year
Meijer received the Challenge of Excellence Employer of the Year Award October 6 at the Michigan Works Association Annual Conference in Mount Pleasant. The retailer worked with Northwest Michigan Works! to meet its staffing needs in Acme, Cadillac an...
Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaison Receives Statewide Recognition
Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaison Michelle Socha received the Challenge of Excellence Impact Award October 5 at the Michigan Works! Association Annual Conference in Mount Pleasant. Socha was recognized for her dedication and outstanding cont...