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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

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    Training Center Partners With Northwest Michigan Works! to Offer Tuition-Free Firefighter Training

    Firefighters will be receiving tuition-free training thanks to a partnership between the Northwest Regional Fire Training Center in Traverse City and Northwest Michigan Works!.

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    2000 Students Learn About Local Careers at MiCareerQuest Northwest 2022

    2,000 ninth graders from 30 northern Michigan school districts learned about local career options at MiCareerQuest Northwest.

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    • Community

    Almira Township Master Plan Public Input Session June 23 in Lake Ann

    Almira Township, with assistance from Networks Northwest, will be hosting a Master Plan Public Input session on June 23.

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    Job Fair @ Railroad Square June 8 in Kalkaska

    Local employers and community organizations will be featured at a community event June 8 in Kalkaska. The Job Fair @ Railroad Square will take place at the pavilion and open space at Railroad Square.

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    Funding Available to Help Northwest Michigan Small Manufacturers Adopt Industry 4.0 Technologies

    Small manufacturers in northwest Lower Michigan looking to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies can apply for grants of up to $25,000 as part of Michigan’s $3 million Industry 4.0 Technology Implementation Grant program.

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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

Recent Social Media Posts

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    MiCareerQuest Northwest 2022MiCareerQuest Northwest 2022 was held May 12 at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center in Traverse City. The event gave 2000 ninth graders from 30 northwest Lower Michigan School districts the opportunity to meet with 50 employers...
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    My Next MoveThis video looks at employment options for people who don't want to go to college.
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    Northwest Michigan Works! Employer Spotlight Cherry RepublicLearn about Cherry Republic, what it's like to work there, and the employment opportunities they offer.
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    Northwest Michigan Works! Employer Spotlight Paul Maurer General ContractingLearn about Paul Maurer General Contracting, what it's like to work there, and the employment opportunities they offer.