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Experience for Hire




Experience for Hire is a hiring event provided by AARP Michigan and Northwest Michigan Works!
The goal of the program is to match job openings in the Grand Traverse region with the skill sets of workers who are 50-and-older.
It’s a great opportunity for you to find employment that requires your specific skill sets.

Healthcare, Retail, Transportation, Manufacturing, Hospitality & Tourism are just some of the types of industries that are seeking to fill positions such as nursing, resident care, drivers, customer service, culinary, food service, clerk/cashier, clerical (computer, phone, office), general labor, sanitation, forklift driver and more. Desired skills include reliability, punctuality, attention to detail, kindness & compassion, positive attitude, good communication skills, excellent customer service, organized.

Applicants whose skills and experience match with employer needs will meet with employers at this hiring event on:

Friday, March 27, 2020, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Traverse City

You must pre-register to attend this event.
(you will receive information about the specific venue location when you register)

Here’s how it works: 

  • Click the registration link below.  The registration form will provide us with information regarding the type of employment you are looking for, your experience, and skills.
  • Registration deadline is Friday, March 18, 2020.
  • Our goal is to match your employment desires, experience and skills with the open positions available with the employers attending the event.
  • If an employer match is made, we will contact you by March 20th with information about the employer, available job(s) and a time frame for you to meet with the employer.
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