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  • Career Connection - Lake City at Ardis Missaukee District Library

    July 07, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Today's Topic:Job Search Skills and later Résumé Development and Effective Interviewing Skills are examples of some of the topics we will cover. Our aim is to meet each participant at their level of need to provide guidance and resources for all to attain employment. 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. We meet at the Arids Missaukee District Library, 210 South Canal Street, Lake City, MI 49651. See more at: Career Connection.

  • Career Connection - Petoskey

    July 14, 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.

  • Career Connection - Boyne District Library

    July 21, 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- Lunch Time Webinar

    July 23, 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.