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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. […]

MMCC Fast Training Programs Get Students Jobs

Mid Michigan Community College’s first series of rapid training programs concluded this June, with 22 students completing the programs. Twelve students finished the welding program, and another ten completed the CNC Programming training. These short-term, intensive training programs have been developed in conjunction with area manufacturers to offer skill-specific training that provides program completers with […]

Mid Michigan Career Outlook on hiatus

Mid Michigan Career Outlook on hiatus

There will not be a Mid Michigan Career Outlook this month. It will return with the January 2013 print/online edition.

Communication is important during the interview

Communication is important during the interview

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works! How effective are your communication skills? Do you listen to others? How do you listen? These are all points to keep in mind while interviewing with a potential employer. Clarify: Ask questions if you are unsure of the question being asked. Make sure your message is […]

It all leads up to the job interview

It all leads up to the job interview

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works! College is a time where you learn lifelong skills on group process, which you can use with your families, friends and organizations later in life. College is a place that provides you with opportunities to be successful and to demonstrate these leadership skills. College allows you […]

Professional offers tips and advice to help your job search

Professional offers tips and advice to help your job search

By KELLI K. NICHOLAS Marketing Coordinator — Michigan Works! The fall brings the excitement of starting something new. The mad dash to find the perfect backpack to be filled with notebooks, colored folders and pens takes patience. The chance to make new friends who are just as excited as you are fills you with excitement […]