Let us <a href='http://michiganworkska.org/employers/employer-inquiry-form/'>connect you to all the services, training and incentives</a> available to your business through Michigan Works! Kent and Allegan Counties. Tap into our <a href='http://michiganworkska.org/employers/services-for-employers/employer-events/'>broad network of job seekers</a> through our monthly job fairs, or feature your company as our employer of the day.We offer free workshops, specialized programs, career counseling, computer access and so much more <a href='http://michiganworkska.org/job-seekers/'>just for you</a>! Learn the latest on resumes, interviewing, personal branding and other essential job seeking skills at our free workshops. <a href='http://michiganworkska.org/calendar/'>Calendars released monthly</a>.
Let us <a href='http://michiganworkska.org/employers/employer-inquiry-form/'>connect you to all the services, training and incentives</a> available to your business through Michigan Works! Kent and Allegan Counties.
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Fall Employer Events - Join our Business Services team for one or all three events!

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Skilled Trades Training Fund - Second round of training funds will be available soon.

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Attention Employers! - Register now to reserve a table at the November 7 Job Fair.

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October Workshop Calendar (PDF) - See this month's workshop schedule with session details.

Lending a helping hand

Michigan Works! Kent & Allegan Counties is the region’s most comprehensive workforce development organization. Through a network of local Service Centers and partnerships with area community organizations, Michigan Works! Kent & Allegan Counties administers a wide range of services to make sure that employers have the workers they need, and workers have the jobs they want.

PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Area Community Services Employment and Training Council (ACSET) is seeking public comment prior to submitting a waiver request to the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan to   deliver Food Assistance Employment and Training services beginning October1, 2015 to residents of Kent and Allegan Counties.  Read more >

Success stories

Kaitlynn_Terrell_successstoryonlineKaitlynn TerrellKaitlynn Terrell was enrolled in the WIA Older Youth and Adult programs and received the following services: Advanced Job Club, Youth Leadership Development Opportunities, Occupational Skills Training (ITA) and GED.  Kaitlynn received her GED on April of 2012, completed C.N.A. training in June of 2013 and entered employment with Brookcrest Nursing Home in July.  Kaitlynn has been working at Brookcrest as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at a pay rate of $10.00 / hour.Read More