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Monday, October 16th, 2017
Northwest Michigan Housing Summit 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hagerty Conference Center, Traverse City
Join community leaders, businesses, housing agencies, and funders to network, learn, and build solutions for housing choices in Northwest Michigan.
More information and registration is available at:
Employer of the Day, Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel - Traverse City
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel is now hiring for various positions, including Vault Cashier, Maintenance, Housekeeping, Host/Cashiers, and Security Officer. Stop in and speak to a hiring manager for an Immediate Interview! For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.
Résumé Revival Workshop - Traverse City
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. New to résumé writing or just getting back in the swing of things? Learn the nuts and bolts of an effective résumé and cover letter. We will help you find the style that fits you best and provide some insight in to an employer's perspective. For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Employer of the Day, U.S. Army - Traverse City
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. The U.S. Army will be offering interviews for positions available after recruitment. Specialties include administrative, intelligence and combat support, arts and media, legal and law enforcement, mechanics, computers, technology, construction, engineering, aviation, and transportation. Stop in and see what the U.S. Army has to offer you! For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.
The Neighborhood Meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Neighborhood Meeting is part of the Poverty Reduction Initiative and meets monthly in a casual setting to share skills and experience. This month's speaker is Sara Fisher. She will discuss budgeting. The Neighborhood Meeting helps connect people to community resources that improve quality of life. We help one another move out of the cycle of poverty. Meets at NMCAA, 3963 Three Mile Road, Traverse City MI 49686 (located between Aero Park and South Airport roads on Three Mile Road). A light meal, community resources, and confidential discussion provided. Related info: Traverse Bay PRI and Progress Village. Contact Doug Leary for more information: 231-947-3780. Please RSVP to, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Marketing Your Business to the Government - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
9:00 am - 11:00 am
The federal government market is worth nearly $100 billion in sales to small businesses each year, but selling to the government is very different than selling to the commercial sector. You have registered in SAM and DSBS, you have started looking at some opportunities, and have decided you want Uncle Sam to be one of your customers. What else do you have to do? Prepare to MARKET YOUR BUSINESS. During this session, you will learn what the government looks for in a contractor, understand your competition and how to prepare your marketing materials. The workshop will be held at Smartzone, 2345 Meridian St., Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Check-in is 8:30 am - 9:00 am. Questions: Contact Don Makowski at email@example.com or (906) 789-0558, ext. 1311.
Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Interviewing Workshop - Cadillac
9:00 am - 10:00 am
This free workshop is held at Cadillac Michigan Works!. Understand what employers are looking for with the questions they ask. Learn about different types of interviews and interview styles. See employment from the employer's perspective. Information: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.
Employer of the Day, Curry House Assisted Living & Memory Care - Cadillac
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. Curry House is looking to fill many positions including Kitchen Staff, Activities, Caregivers, and more! Please stop by for an Immediate Interview! For more information, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.
Veterans Employment Orientation - Traverse City
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Veterans will receive assistance and learn about the employment services provided by Michigan Works!. The orientation will also provide information about veterans' organizations and other service providers, and give veterans an opportunity to network with other veterans and Michigan Works! staff about current job and training opportunities. The workshop will be held in the Career Café at Traverse City Michigan Works! For more information contact the Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.
Career Connection - Traverse City
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Traverse City Career Connection meets at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. The free meetings let you network with other job seekers and area professionals to share tips and tools for your career search. Discuss local employment opportunities with our Business Liaisons and learn to improve job search skills with our Career Facilitators. See more at Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.
15 Minute Interview Workshop - Traverse City
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Interviews are a crucial component in securing a job! Haven't interviewed in a while? Nervous about the process? Come practice with our Career Facilitators. We'll practice your pitch, prepare for difficult questions, and learn the employer's perspective. The workshop will be held in the Career Café at Traverse City Michigan Works! For more information contact the Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.
Capital Improvements Program - Traverse City
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Traverse City Government Center
The Michigan Association of Planning will explain everything you need to know to prepare and adopt a Capital Improvement Program, including: who should be involved in the Capital Improvement Program process; the accounting and budgetary requirements of a CIP; how to tie the program into your infrastructure capacity; and how to handle controversial topics. The workshop will also have an emphasis on energy management.
This program is being conducted expressly for local governments, transportation agencies, institutional organizations, businesses, and non-profit groups in Grand Traverse County.
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Friday, October 20th, 2017
Employer of the Day, Century, Inc. - Traverse City
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. Century, Inc is now hiring for General Labor and Machinists. Stop in for an Immediate Interview! For more information, contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.