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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

    • Talent
    • Business

    MiCareerQuest Northwest Going Virtual in 2021, Kick-Off Meeting Set for January 27

    Northwest Lower Michigan’s largest career exploration event for students is going virtual in 2021. MiCareerQuest™ Northwest will be held online May 12, 2021.

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    • Business

    $2.5M in Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program Dollars for COVID-19 Economic Relief Efforts in Northwest Michigan

    The Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program will provide $2.5 million in grants to meet the urgent need of Northwest Michigan small businesses that have experienced a significant financial hardship due to the recent COVID-19 emergency “gatherings and face mask orders.”

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    • Business

    Business Development Certificate Relaunched

    The Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) and Northwestern Michigan College’s Extended Educational Services (EES) are breathing new life into an important program and relaunching the Business Development Certificate.

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    • Business

    Northwest Michigan Businesses Receive $1.28 Million From Going PRO Talent Fund

    Businesses in Northwest Michigan will receive $1,288,698 for employee training from the state’s Going PRO Talent Fund in 2021.

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    • Talent
    • Business

    First of Its Kind Career and Leadership Program Coming to Cadillac 8th Grade Students

    Cadillac Area Public Schools (CAPS) and Northwest Michigan Works! are proud to announce that CAPS 8th graders will be the first students in the state to participate in a Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) Middle School 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

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    The Impact of COVID 19 on Child Care in Northwest MichiganNetworks Northwest provides data to measure the impact of COVID-19 in Northwest Michigan and has released a new video providing an overview of the impact related to child care in the region. A full...