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Talent, business, and community ​connect Northwest Michigan. We help.

The large scenic photos of Northwest Michigan were taken by Networks Northwest employee, Jason Lome.

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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    • Business

    CHAR-EM United Way Supports Northwest Michigan Works! Business Resource Network

    Char-Em United Way has partnered with Northwest Michigan Works! in support of the Charlevoix and Emmet Counties Business Resource Network.

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    • Business

    Northwest Michigan PTAC Director Receives Defense Industry Award

    The Director of the Northwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has been recognized for her work with the defense industry. Cathy Fairbanks received the 2018 Women in Defense (WID) Michigan Chapter Horizon Industry Award.

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    • Business

    Growing Northwest Michigan's Share of Defense Contracts Workshop January 24 in Traverse City

    Meet face-to-face with DoD procurement personnel and learn how the DoD buys products and services.

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    • Business

    Defense Industry Growth Program Available in Northwest Michigan

    The Defense Industry Growth Program provides financial assistance to small businesses in Northwest Lower Michigan wishing to pursue Department of Defense contracts.

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    • Talent
    • Business

    Adult Career-Training Open House December 18 in Traverse City

    An Open House on December 18 at the TBA Career-Tech Center in Traverse City will provide information about an adult career-training program called Skills Up North. The program is for adults interested in GED/high school completion and introductory training in automotive technology, culinary arts, or welding.

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Testimonial

Elise, Sarah and Elizabeth of Networks Northwest really made the Speak-Up Kalkaska Event successful, and we look forward to our continued partnership in completing the cooperative Master Plan Process.

Cash Cook, Kalkaska DDA Director

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    JMG Leadership Day at Camp Hayo-Went-HaJobs for Michigan’s Graduates students and staff from the Northern Lower Peninsula and the U.P. participated in a JMG Leadership Day at YMCA Camp Hayo-Went-Ha near Central Lake. The event gave the students the opportunity...
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    High School Seniors Learn About Local Career OpportunitiesMore than 200 high school seniors from Buckley, Kingsley, Manton, and Mesick attended a Career Day at Kingsley High School. Over 30 employers and college representatives participated in the event...
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    Skilled Trades Career Fair for Students at BrethrenMore than 400 Students from Kaleva Norman Dickson and Bear Lake Schools learned about local opportunities for skilled trades careers at a hands-on Career Fair in Brethren. A Northwest Michigan Works! Career...