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  • Am I Really Making Money? Managing to Profitability - Webinar

    July 28, 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Your business is past the start-up phase. You are managing expenses. You have a decent customer base. But are you really making money? This advanced webinar will help you examine your financial performance to uncover where you can be more profitable.. MI-SBDC Staff will facilitate the training. Fee: $29.00; info and registration online.
  • Career Connection - Pellston Village Office

    July 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topics vary: Open Discussion on Jobs, Job Search Strategies, Good Résumé and Cover Letter Practices, Personal Networking, and Job Fair Preparation. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. We address new topics at each time and we host meetings on the 4th Tuesday of the month at the Pellston Village Office, conference room, 125 N. Milton St. Pellston, MI, 49769. The Career Connection is offered free of charge to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Career Connection - Elk Rapids

    July 29, 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 - Kalkaska

    July 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    July 29, 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.

  • Interviewing and Skype Interview Workshop - Cadillac

    July 30, 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 on Skype. To Register: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    July 30, 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.

  • Online Job Applications Workshop - Cadillac

    July 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center. This is a free workshop to help you complete online job applications. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Service Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Orientation - Traverse City

    August 03, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Traverse City

    August 05, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. At the Résumé Development Workshop, learn the purpose of résumés, know which résumé type best sells your skills, learn best writing practices, understand the differences between electronic and traditional résumés. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Workshop - Cadillac

    August 05, 2015 - 3:00 pm

    This free workshop is being held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. Learn: How to use MI Talent Connect effectively; how to improve your online résumé; how to streamline your job search. Registration Info: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café.

  • Info Meeting: Boat Building School

    August 05, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    Find out how you can learn a new trade  in a short period of time with great growth potential. Come to this informational meeting at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center, 401 Lake Street. For more information, call 231-775-3408.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    August 06, 2015 - 9:00 am

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • PowerPath Assessment Workshop - Traverse City

    August 06, 2015 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Career Café. At this workshop, take five easy screenings to help you indentify challenges and strengths in your hearing, vision and attention abilities. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.

  • Career Assessment Workshop - Traverse City

    August 06, 2015 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Career Café At this workshop, find out if you need to upgrade your basic skills. Take the WorkKeys® or Compass® assessment. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.

  • Online Job Applications Workshop - Cadillac

    August 06, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. This is a free workshop to help you complete online job applications. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Continued - Traverse City

    August 07, 2015 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Traverse City

    August 07, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Charting Your Course Workshop - Traverse City

    August 11, 2015 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Career Café. At this workshop, develop a personal job search plan to keep your career on course and achieve your employment goals. To register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.

  • Writing a Business Plan - Lunch Time Webinar

    August 11, 2015 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    "Writing a Business Plan" is designed for individuals who want to increase their chances for self-employment success, this course covers business planning in detail. Specifics of marketing, finance, legal, regulatory issues, operations, information based planning and management are key components of this workshop. MI-SBDC Staff will facilitate the training. Fee: $Free; info and registration online.
  • Career Connection - Petoskey

    August 11, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topics vary: Open discussions on jobs, job search strategies, good résumé and cover letter practices, personal networking, and job fair preparation. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. We address new topics each time and meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Petoskey Michigan Works! Service Center. These free meetings are held to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more about Career Connection.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    August 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Starting a Business Workshop - Cadillac

    August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:30 am

    The Starting a Business Workshop is intended for individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. The workshop features instruction by a Certified Small Business Consultant. This workshop is a pre-requisite to meeting with a consultant one-on-one. The workshop is being held at Baker College of Cadillac, 9600 E 13th St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. Contact Tricia Stevens, intake specialist, at: triciastevens@networksnorthwest.org or (231) 922-3780.

  • Interviewing and Skype Interview Workshop - Cadillac

    August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am

    This free workshop is held at Cadillac Michigan Works! Career Café. 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 on Skype. To Register: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.

  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    August 13, 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! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Online Job Applications Workshop - Cadillac

    August 13, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. This is a free workshop to help you complete online job applications. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.

  • Starting a Business- Evening Webinar

    August 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Starting a Business: This is an online webinar based workshop to assist aspiring entrepreneurs in assessing their ability to lead and manage a company, as well as to assist in evaluating market and sales potential for products and services. The basics of business ownership and start-up issues are introduced, along with a presentation of the resources available to help you launch your new venture. A Certified Small Business Development Consultant will facilitate the training. Fee: $10.00; info and registration online.
  • MI Talent Connect Orientation - Traverse City

    August 17, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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

  • Career Assessment Workshop - Traverse City

    August 18, 2015 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Career Café At this workshop, find out if you need to upgrade your basic skills. Take the WorkKeys® or Compass® assessment. To Register: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.

  • Career Connection - Boyne District Library

    August 18, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topics vary: Open Discussion on Jobs, Job Search Strategies, Good Résumé and Cover Letter Practices, Personal Networking, and Job Fair Preparation. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. We address new topics at each time and we host meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Boyne District Library, upstairs conference room, 201 E. Main St., Boyne City, MI 49712. The Career Connection is offered free of charge to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Starting a Business Workshop - Traverse City

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

    Individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment will have the opportunity to attend a Starting a Business workshop in Traverse City. The workshop is being offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in partnership with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) Extended Educational Services. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, and evaluate market and sales potential for their products or services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. The presenter is SBDC Certified Business Consultant, Walter Muellenhagen. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. The workshop is being held at the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus, 2600 Aero Park Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686. For more information contact Tricia Stevens at: triciastevens@networksnorthwest.org or (231) 922-3780.

  • MI Talent Connect Workshop - Cadillac

    August 19, 2015 - 3:00 pm

    This free workshop is being held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. Learn: How to use MI Talent Connect effectively; how to improve your online résumé; how to streamline your job search. Registration Info: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    August 20, 2015 - 9:00 am

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Traverse City

    August 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. At the Résumé Development Workshop, learn the purpose of résumés, know which résumé type best sells your skills, learn best writing practices, understand the differences between electronic and traditional résumés. Registration Info: contact Traverse City Michigan Works! Center.

  • Online Job Applications Workshop - Cadillac

    August 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. This is a free workshop to help you complete online job applications. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Continued - Traverse City

    August 21, 2015 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Traverse City

    August 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Career Connection - Pellston Village Office

    August 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Topics vary: Open Discussion on Jobs, Job Search Strategies, Good Résumé and Cover Letter Practices, Personal Networking, and Job Fair Preparation. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. We address new topics at each time and we host meetings on the 4th Tuesday of the month at the Pellston Village Office, conference room, 125 N. Milton St. Pellston, MI, 49769. The Career Connection is offered free of charge to give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Résumé Development Workshop - Cadillac

    August 26, 2015 - 3:00 pm

    This free workshop is held at the Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Interviewing and Skype Interview Workshop - Cadillac

    August 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

    This free workshop is held at Cadillac Michigan Works! Career Café. 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 on Skype. To Register: contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.

  • Starting a Business- Lunch Time Webinar

    August 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Starting a Business: This is an online webinar based workshop to assist aspiring entrepreneurs in assessing their ability to lead and manage a company, as well as to assist in evaluating market and sales potential for products and services. The basics of business ownership and start-up issues are introduced, along with a presentation of the resources available to help you launch your new venture. A Certified Small Business Development Consultant will facilitate the training. Fee: $10.00; info and registration online.
  • Career Connection - Traverse City

    August 27, 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! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • Online Job Applications Workshop - Cadillac

    August 27, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    Cadillac Michigan Works! Center Career Café. This is a free workshop to help you complete online job applications. To register, contact Cadillac Michigan Works! Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Continued - Traverse City

    August 28, 2015 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Computer Connections: Learning the Basics Workshop - Traverse City

    August 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Traverse City Michigan Works! Center Career Café. 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! Center.

  • MI Talent Connect Orientation - Traverse City

    August 31, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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