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Talent, business, and community ​connect Northwest Michigan. We help.

Community needs business. Business needs talent. Talent needs community.

  • Talent

    Networks Northwest can provide you with the services and direction to make the best choices for your career. Whether you’re seeking a job for the first time, changing your career path or back in the job market, we can help you find the best job or career path.

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  • Business

    We help businesses start, grow and stay in the Northern Michigan area. If you’re an existing business that wants to increase profit or considering a new business venture Networks Northwest is here to make sure you achieve your vision.

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  • Community

    We work with community organizations and work towards efficient transportation methods and a stabilized region. Northern Michigan continues to be a community that businesses choose to stay because of the talent which allows them to flourish and thrive.

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News & Events

    • Talent

    Local Talent Development Professional Honored by Michigan Works! Association

    Brenda Lake, a Career Services Specialist at Northwest Michigan Works! in Cadillac, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! Association for her efforts to meet employment needs in Missaukee and Wexford counties.

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    • Business
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    More than $4.3M in Small Business Restart Program Dollars for COVID-19 Economic Recovery Efforts

    Through the CARES Act and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), over $4.3 million in Michigan Small Business Restart Program dollars is being provided to many Northwest Michigan small businesses as they continue to work to recover from the COVID-19.

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    • Community

    Networks Northwest Receives National Award for Housing Study

    Networks Northwest has received a 2020 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for a Target Market Analysis showing the demand for housing in northwest Michigan.

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    • Business

    Preparing to Speak to a Lender Team SBA Roundtable Webinar December 2

    Our Preparing to Speak to a Lender - Team SBA Financing Roundtable webinar will debunk the myths and demystify the process of small business financing.

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    • Business

    Employers Recognized for Successful Apprenticeship Programs

    Michigan employers were recognized for their programs that skill workers through Registered Apprenticeship during a recent 2020 Michigan Apprenticeship Week virtual event.

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Testimonial

Networks Northwest always proves to be a valued resource for our local government planning efforts. No organization does a better job of convening partners, promoting collaboration, and reporting on the data than does Networks Northwest

Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner

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    The Impact of COVID 19 on Child Care in Northwest MichiganNetworks Northwest provides data to measure the impact of COVID-19 in Northwest Michigan and has released a new video providing an overview of the impact related to child care in the region. A full...
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    Networks Northwest: Talent, Business, CommunityNetworks Northwest is a leading talent, business, and community development agency in Northwest Lower Michigan. We help job seekers find jobs and work-related skills. We help businesses plan for growth, address...