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Northwest Michigan Works! Business Services

A Northwest Michigan WORKS! Business Services Team member is an employer's first point of contact with the Michigan WORKS! system. The Business Services Team provides the following services, and more:

  • Employee recruitment, screening and referral
  • Workforce training and skills upgrading, including Going PRO Talent Fund grants
  • Outplacement services to dislocated workers
  • Professional community involvement and networking
  • Connection to local Apprenticeship Success Coordinator

Business Services Team

 

Jessie Mitchell, Business Services Coordinator
(231) 929-5046

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Sharon Laraway-Gordon, Business Liaison 

Benzie and Manistee County
(231) 342-2569

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Mark Harrand, Business Liaison

Grand Traverse County
231-463-3399

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Michelle Socha, Business Liaison

Leelanau and Grand Traverse Counties
(231) 620-8170

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Robert Best, Business Liaison

Wexford and Missaukee Counties
(231) 620-5175

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Dave Droste, Business Liaison

Emmet and Charlevoix Counties
(231) 709-1419

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Northwest Michigan Works! is Supported by the State of Michigan and is a proud partner of the American Job Center Network.

Testimonial

The professionals at Networks Northwest help our City Council, Planning Commission, and staff make thoughtful decisions to ensure our community is sustainable and resilient for many years to come.

Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager