Mid Michigan Career Outlook

Lakers basketball teams play for championship

Lakers basketball teams play for championship

The MMCC Lakers are poised to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 12 Championships. Both the men’s and women’s teams will compete Monday. The men finished the regular season at 15-10 and the women were 21-4 (currently ranked 10th in the nation). The first round of the playoffs is Monday, Feb. […]

Creating a satisfying career path can be as easy as asking for help

Creating a satisfying career path can be as easy as asking for help

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Region 7B Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works!   Are you living the life you imagined? Have you accomplished your personal goals for the year? Are you happy with your accomplishments? Are you happy with your mojo of self-esteem and positive energy? Were you an in-house expert at your last place of […]

Job seekers: Make a better impression

Job seekers: Make a better impression

STATEPOINT — First impressions matter, particularly when you’re in the market for a new job. While a top notch resume and cover letter can get you an initial interview, only you can seal the deal. Now is the perfect time to revamp your look for a smooth job search. Make a strong first impression at […]

Rapid Response programs match training with in-demand skills

Rapid Response programs match training with in-demand skills

  By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Planner, Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works! Region 7B Employers are facing new challenges as Michigan’s economy starts to look brighter. They need to grow their staffs to meet rising demand while having to replace their work forces that are nearing retirement.   In manufacturing, there are many jobs that involve […]

Mid Michigan Career Outlook

Mid Michigan Career Outlook

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Planner, Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works! Region 7B College is a time to learn about yourself as much as it is a time to explore what is around you. It is a time to try something you always wanted to, but didn’t have a chance to do, no matter your age. […]

Resume errors not funny when they’re yours

Resume errors not funny when they’re yours

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Marketing Coordinator – Michigan Works! (Not so) funny statements written on resumes: I demand a salary commiserate with my extensive experience. Received a plague for Salesperson of the Year. I am a perfectionist and rarely if if ever forget details. I was instrumental in ruining entire operation for a Midwest chain […]

Job search got you down? Keep on networking

Job search got you down? Keep on networking

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS, Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works! You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done! –Rocky […]