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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 Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program Receives State and National Recognition for Serving Youth

    Staff members with the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan have received state and national recognition for their work equipping young people with the skills to overcome barriers and succeed in education, employment, and in life.

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    Campaign Underway to Ensure Northwest Michigan Communities are Counted in Last Month of Census

    A new advertising campaign is underway in Northwest Lower Michigan in response to a new Census response deadline slated for September 30. The Northwest Counts campaign will focus on boosting responses in the parts of the region with the lowest Census response rates.

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    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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    Virtual Information Session for Employers Looks at Benefits of Apprenticeships

    All types and sizes of businesses from across Northern Lower Michigan can learn about the benefits of an apprenticeship program at a virtual apprenticeship information session Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on the Zoom meeting platform.

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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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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...