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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

    • Community

    Marsha Smith Receives Housing Leadership Award

    Marsha Smith, a long-time supporter of local housing initiatives, was recognized with the Northwest Michigan Housing Leadership Award at the 2019 Northwest Michigan Housing Summit on October 18 in Traverse City.

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    New Culinary Apprenticeship Program Set to Kick Off in Northern Michigan

    A first of its kind apprenticeship program in northern Michigan will give future culinary workers the opportunity to build their skills. The new culinary apprenticeship program is being offered at Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain, and the Inn at Bay Harbor with assistance from Northwest Michigan Works!

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    • Business
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    Standing Ovation Award Winner Always Makes Positive First Impression

    Northwest Michigan Works! Employment Services Assistant, Jim Sterk, has received the Networks Northwest Standing Ovation Award for 2019.

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    • Business

    Apprenticeship Opportunities Highlighted During National Apprenticeship Week

    Students, employers, and educators learned about apprenticeship opportunities at multiple events organized by Northwest Michigan Works! during National Apprenticeship Week November 11-17.

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    • Community

    New Study Shows Amount of Housing Needed in Northwest Michigan

    A new study shows how much housing is needed to meet the demand in communities throughout northwest Michigan. Networks Northwest and Housing North contracted with LandUse USA, a real estate analysis firm, to conduct the target market analysis for communities in the ten-county region.

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Testimonial

Our Township greatly benefits from Network Northwest's experience, depth of knowledge and understanding. Because they work with so many diverse communities in our ten-county region they understand the local land-use issues and are already working on solutions by the time we realize we need some help.

Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission

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