New “Career Connection” Helps Kalkaska Area Job Seekers
KALKASKA, MI –Job seekers will have the chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills by getting involved with the new Kalkaska Career Connection. The group will meet every other Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. beginning May 14. All the Career Connection meetings will take place at the Kalkaska Michigan Works! Service Center located at 103 3rd Street.
“The Kalkaska Career Connection presents an open forum opportunity for job seekers to meet and network regarding employment opportunities in our area,” said Terry Vandercook, Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaison. “The meetings will be hosted by Michigan Works! Professional Staff who will provide valuable insight regarding hiring trends and current job openings, as well as provide participants with personal assistance in preparing for their next job.”
The Kalkaska Career Connection will include opportunities for participants to develop their résumé writing and interview skills. There will also be guest speakers who will focus on different job search related topics. The information will help job seekers target their job search based on what employers are looking for.
The topic for the May 14 Kalkaska Career Connection meeting is, “Preparing for the local job market – What employers are looking for and how to meet the need.” The meeting is open to all job seekers and there is no charge to attend.
For more information contact Terry Vandercook, 231-620-8175, or the Kalkaska Michigan Works! Service Center, 231-258-8889.
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