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Northwest Michigan’s Labor Shortage: Myths & Realities

 

Businesses and employers in Northwest Lower Michigan are invited to a free "working lunch" to learn about and discuss solutions to the region's labor shortage.
 
 
Network, Learn, and Discuss
 
  • Learn about the region’s labor shortage, and how it’s impacted by skills gaps and barriers to employment
     
  • Share your experiences, ideas, and solutions for today’s labor shortages
     
  • Meet and network with other area businesses and employers
 
Agenda: 
 
  • Welcome: A Framework for Talent in Northwest Michigan
     
  • Data & Discussion: What’s Causing the Labor Shortage?
     
  • Data & Discussion: Overcoming Employment Barriers & Skills Gaps
 
 
 
RSVP Required:
 
Lunch will be provided at no cost. RSVPs are required. To RSVP, please register for one of the working lunches below or call 231-929-5000 for assistance.
 
 
 

 

     Manistee
Thursday, March 12, 2015
12-1:30 p.m.
 
Bungalow Inn
1100 28th Street 
Manistee, MI 49660
 
           
 

 

  Cadillac
Monday, March 16, 2015
12-1:30 p.m.
  Wexford-Missaukee Career Technical Center
Lake Superior Room
9901 E 13th Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
 
           
 

 

  Petoskey
Thursday, March 19, 2015
12-1:30 p.m.
  Stafford's Perry Hotel
100 Lewis Street 
Petoskey, MI 49770
 
           
 

 

  Traverse City
Friday, March 20, 2015
12-1:30 p.m.
 
  Traverse City Michigan Works! Center
1209 S. Garfield Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686
 
           
 

 

 

 

 

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