Category Job Training

There's an App for That: Free Training for Job Seekers West Michigan Works! and partners, Michigan Works! Southwest and Michigan Works! Berrien-Cass-Van Buren, have been selected to participate in a national initiative, The Future of Work Grand Challenge. The goal of The Future of Work is to help put more ...
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Exciting Opportunities Await at West Michigan Manufacturers Every other week beginning February 22, West Michigan Works! (WMW!) will be highlighting the five high demand industries in our region: agribusiness, construction, health care, information technology and manufacturing. This week, WMW! and Discover Manufacturing are featuring exciting careers in manufacturing.   What do office furniture, ...
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Every year, West Michigan Works! releases a list of the top high-demand job opportunities in the region’s in-demand industries—construction/energy, health sciences, information technology, manufacturing, and professional/administrative services. The workforce agency works closely with local employers to understand their talent needs and the training or preparation needed for specific jobs in the region.   What ...
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Building Better Communities Every other week beginning February 22, West Michigan Works! (WMW!) will highlight the five high-demand industries in our region: agribusiness, construction, health care, information technology and manufacturing. This week, WMW! is shining a light on careers in the construction industry.  If you are considering a career in ...
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People Helping People Every other week beginning February 22, West Michigan Works! (WMW!) will highlight the five high-demand industries in our region: agribusiness, construction, health care, information technology and manufacturing. This week, WMW! and the West Michigan Health Careers Council are shining a light on careers in the health care industry.  Did you know that ...
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When You're Ready, We're Here for You! In the past year, the employment outlook in West Michigan and across the nation has drastically changed. Many individuals are out of work and facing additional challenges like lack of childcare, virtual learning and staying safe during a pandemic. For some, now is not the best time to look for work.   Whether you’re ready to reenter ...
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Get Started on the Path to a Life-Changing, Life-Saving Career Are you looking for a career that will make a difference in the lives of others? Or are you interested in a medical career but not sure how to get started? A group of Barry County organizations have teamed up to offer Basic EMT training along with additional services, like financial aid and job placement assistance, for students.  Emergency ...
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Get back into the workforce with new skills and knowledge! West Michigan Works! has training scholarship opportunities available for eligible people who need to upskill or earn a credential to find employment in high-demand industries like health care and manufacturing.   “West Michigan has a variety of options that include opportunities in apprenticeships, on-the- job training, certificates, associate degrees ...
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Training programs funded by the Going PRO Talent Fund must lead to a credential for a skill that is transferable and recognized by the industry. This creates a highly-skilled workforce that benefits employers, strengthens communities and gives employees a skill for life. Here is just one example... GE Aviation-Muskegon manufactures ...
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