Resources

Search for jobs, explore careers, find answers to our frequently asked questions and more!

Pure Michigan Talent Connect:

  • Register for work
  • Search job openings
  • Upload your resume
  • Sign-up for job update emails
  • Access many more job seeker tools

Hot Jobs: West Michigan Works! created a list of the 100 fastest-growing, most in-demand jobs in West Michigan. If you are looking for a new career in a high-demand field, check out these Hot Jobs!
FAQs: Find answers to frequently asked questions.
Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA): The UIA operates Michigan’s unemployment insurance program and offers online services through the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM).
My Next Move: This online resource offers tools to find out which careers are best for you. You can:

  • Search careers by keywords
  • Search careers by industry
  • Answer questions and receive suggested careers based on your interest and skills

O*NET OnLine: This in-depth database has detailed descriptions of the work world. You can:

  • Explore different careers by industry or field of work
  • Search by skill to see what careers are a good fit for you

Going PRO in Michigan with Skilled Trades

Skilled Trades are careers that often require less schooling and less money than a four-year degree. These are high-demand jobs in fields like healthcare, information technology, advanced manufacturing and construction. Today’s professional trades careers offer great opportunities for Michigan’s high school and community college students.

500,000+ skilled trades jobs expected in Michigan by 2024
45% higher wages compared to all other occupations
50% faster job growth than the statewide average by 2024

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