“Sell Yourself – Employers are Buying” Upcoming Topic at the Career Connection Workshop in Kalkaska August 20
Kalkaska area job seekers are getting some help from a program called the Kalkaska Career Connection. The free meetings are held every two weeks at the Kalkaska Michigan Works! Learning Lab building and give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills.
Our next meeting!
”9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(North Conference Room entrance)
“We just wanted to offer another opportunity to hone the skills of the jobs seekers and make sure they knew what the employers were looking for,” said Terry Vandercook, a Northwest Michigan Works Business Liaison.
Sherry Barnes recently earned her bachelor’s degree in social work and is looking for a new part time job where she can work while pursuing her master’s degree. She came to the Career Connection for some résumé tips but said it was also a good opportunity to do some networking.
“Connecting and getting to know the people who work here and them getting to know you better that’s just going to help you,” said Barnes.
The information discussed at the Career Connection is very current because it comes from Northwest Michigan Works! staff members who talk to employers on a regular basis.
“Job seekers come in and we discuss local employment factors like particular employers that may be looking for particular skills,” said Vandercook.
“What they show here and teach here—that’s going to get you your job,” said Barnes.
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Elise, Sarah and Elizabeth of Networks Northwest really made the Speak-Up Kalkaska Event successful, and we look forward to our continued partnership in completing the cooperative Master Plan Process.Cash Cook, Kalkaska DDA Director