Networks Northwest

Workforce

  • Career Café Services Workshop - Cadillac

    January 28, 2015 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. This free workshop provides an introduction to services available through Northwest Michigan Works! and the Career Café. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    January 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. Learn: the purpose of résumés, which résumé type best sells your skills, best writing practices, differences between electronic and traditional résumés. To register contact: Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Traverse City

    January 29, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The Computer Connections Workshop helps you with very basic computing. Learn to use a computer. This workshop is about beginning computer use. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Interviewing Skills Workshop - Cadillac

    January 29, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    This free workshop is held at Cadillac Michigan Works!. Learn what employers are looking for, the types and parts of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, about using your “self commercial," and practice interviewing. To Register: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    January 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Traverse City Career Connection meets on most Thursdays at 2:00 PM at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Topics covered on a rotational basis: networking, job search, résumés, cover letters, and more. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Continued - Traverse City

    January 30, 2015 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. At the MI Talent Connect Workshop. learn how to use MI Talent Connect effectively, iImprove your online résumé, and streamline your job search. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • AgriPreneur 2.0: Developing Your Food or Farm Business - Traverse City

    February 03, 2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    A series of classes in Traverse City will help entrepreneurs learn how to start or grow a food or farm business. “AgriPreneur 2.0: Developing Your Food or Farm Business” will be offered in eight, three-hour long classes beginning February 3. The classes will be held in Traverse City on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., running through April 7. The cost of the class is $250 per person, with a discounted rate of $100 for a second person from the same farm or business. Class size is limited, and pre-registration and payment are required. Contact the SBDC Northwest Regional office at 231-922-3780 for a brief consultation and registration/payment.

  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    February 05, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    This week's topic: "Finding Your New Career." The Traverse City Career Connection meets on most Thursdays at 2:00 PM at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Topics covered on a rotational basis: networking, job search, résumés, cover letters, and more. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Super Saturday Special

    February 07, 2015 - 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

    This is a free event offering education, resources, and services to help people overcome the barriers of poverty. Some topics include: planning for the future, how to start savings from zero, living green and saving green, hear local inspirational stories, and free tax preparation is also available for participants who pre-register. Check in is at 9:00 a.m. The event is being held at the TBAISD Career Tech Center, 880 Parsons Road, Traverse City. Space is limited! Reserve your spot now by calling the Area Agency on Aging at: 231-590-0100. Pre-registration for tax preparation will guarantee an appointment. View Super Saturday Special flier.

  • Career Connection - Kalkaska

    February 11, 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We provide an open discussion on jobs in the area and job search strategies. We encourage you to meet and network with us to gain insightful information to find a new job. Meeting at the Michigan Works! Learning Lab in Kalkaska. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Starting a Business Workshop - Cadillac

    February 12, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Individuals considering self-employment or in the beginning stages of starting a business will have access to a wide variety of helpful information at a Starting a Business workshop being offered in Cadillac by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The workshop is being held at Baker College of Cadillac, 9600 East 13th Street. There is no fee to attend, but pre-registration is required. For more info, contact Tricia Stevens at 231-922-3780 or triciastevens@networksnorthwest.org

  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    February 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    This week's topic: "The Art of Following Up." The Traverse City Career Connection meets on most Thursdays at 2:00 PM at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Topics covered on a rotational basis: networking, job search, résumés, cover letters, and more. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Elk Rapids

    February 18, 2015 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Career Connections meets at the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce building. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We provide an open discussion on jobs in the area and job search strategies. We encourage you to meet and network with us to gain insightful information to find a new job. See more at our: Career Connection page.
  • Career Connection Special Edition - Traverse City

    February 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Hear about how to interview from a panel of local employers including: Hagerty Insurance, Tyson Foods, Clark Manufacturing, and Munson Healthcare. The Traverse City Career Connection meets on most Thursdays at 2:00 PM at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Topics covered on a rotational basis: networking, job search, résumés, cover letters, and more. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Intro to Business Ownership - Traverse City

    February 25, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Northern Michigan is a great place to run your own business. But is it right for you? If you are considering buying an established business or launching a new one, learn what it takes to be successful. Discover what a real world business owner faces each day, as well as, how to evaluate the market and sales potential for your products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. A one-on-one business consultation with an SBDC Consultant is available at no charge upon completion. This class is being offered through NMC Extended Education and will be held at  Parsons Stulen Building, Room #101 on Aero Park Drive. For more information and to register, please contact Tricia Stevens, SBDC, at: 231-922-3780.
    Registration Code = CRN 2947; Cost = $25
  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    February 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    This week's topic: "Ace Your Career Fair." The Traverse City Career Connection meets on most Thursdays at 2:00 PM at the Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center. The free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. Topics covered on a rotational basis: networking, job search, résumés, cover letters, and more. See more at: Career Connection. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Kalkaska

    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We provide an open discussion on jobs in the area and job search strategies. We encourage you to meet and network with us to gain insightful information to find a new job. Meeting at the Michigan Works! Learning Lab in Kalkaska. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Career Connection - Elk Rapids

    March 18, 2015 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Career Connections meets at the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce building. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. We provide an open discussion on jobs in the area and job search strategies. We encourage you to meet and network with us to gain insightful information to find a new job. See more at our: Career Connection page.
  • Intro to Business Ownership - Traverse City

    March 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Northern Michigan is a great place to run your own business. But is it right for you? If you are considering buying an established business or launching a new one, learn what it takes to be successful. Discover what a real world business owner faces each day, as well as, how to evaluate the market and sales potential for your products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. A one-on-one business consultation with an SBDC Consultant is available at no charge upon completion. This class is being offered through NMC Extended Education and will be held at  Parsons Stulen Building, Room #101 on Aero Park Drive. For more information and to register, please contact Tricia Stevens, SBDC, at: 231-922-3780.
    Registration Code = CRN 2948; Cost = $25