Register for Work & Search for Jobs

After you file your claim with the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA), you must register for work. If you have already registered, be sure to login at least once every 30 days to keep your account active. If you haven’t registered yet, here’s how to get started:

Step 1.

Visit a West Michigan Works! Service Center to complete an application. Find a Service Center near you.

Step 2.

Create a Pure Michigan Talent Connect account and profile.


  1. Visit
  2. Click on Create an Account
  3. Choose Job Seeker
  4. Complete Profile
    • Sign Privacy and Terms of Use Statement
    • Complete contact information, account password and security questions
    • Fill out employment information (refer to your resume)

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