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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

  1. Local Talent Development Professional Receives Michigan Works! Shining Star Award

    Pam Anderson, a Career Advisor at Northwest Michigan Works! in Manistee, was awarded a “Shining Star” Award by the Michigan Works! Association for her efforts to meet employment needs in Benzie and Manistee counties.

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    Nation’s First Beekeeper Apprentices Recognized at Graduation Ceremony

    The nation’s first ever beekeeper apprentices, along with new apprentices in several other career fields, were recognized at a special graduation ceremony October 1 at St. Ambrose Cellars and Sleeping Bear Farms in Benzie County.

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    • Business

    Local PTAC Director Elected as Head of Statewide Organization

    The Regional Director of the Northwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has been elected as the president of the PTACs of Michigan, Inc.

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    • Community

    Grants Help Northern Michigan Counties and Tribes Prepare for Natural Disasters

    Networks Northwest received Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grants totaling $296,937 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help two tribes and seven counties in northern Michigan prepare for natural disasters.

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    Employers Invited to Apprenticeship Information Session

    All types and sizes of businesses from across northwest Lower Michigan are invited to an apprenticeship information session Friday, November 12 in Mancelona.

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Testimonial

Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.

Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager

Recent Social Media Posts

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    Nation's First Beekeeper Apprentices Graduate in Northern MichiganThe nation's first two Beekeeper Apprentices graduated from a program developed by Northwest Michigan Work's in partnership with Sleeping Bear Apiaries in Benzie County. Watch the video...
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    Northwest Michigan Works! Employer Spotlight Boyne Mountain ResortLearn about Boyne Mountain Resort, what it's like to work there, and the employment opportunities they offer.
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    Northwest Michigan Works! Employer Spotlight Graceland FruitLearn about Graceland Fruit, what it's like to work there, and the employment opportunities they offer.
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    Police Officer ApprenticeshipNorthwest Michigan Works! partnered with the Manistee County Sheriff's Department and West Shore Community College to create Michigan's first Police Officer Apprenticeship program.