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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Registration is Open! - Spring into Action is a free 1/2 day seminar for employers and HR professionals.

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Job Seekers - Sign up to receive a weekly email with information on hot jobs in West Michigan.

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Attention Employers! - Job Fairs are offered each month at no cost.  Register now to reserve a table.

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April Workshop Calendar (PDF) - Learn more about our free workshops and upcoming events.

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.

JOB SEEKERS: April’s Job Fair
The next job fair is Thursday, April 24 from 3-6 p.m. at GRCC M-TEC Center. A complete list of employers attending is available in link above.

Success stories

Steve-Shitich-Pic1Steven ShutichSteven Shutich worked for Steelcase, Inc. for almost 31 years as a product development specialist, making just over $25.00 per hour. On March 12, 2009 Steven was laid off due to a shift in production to Mexico. Steven first attended an information session for the Trade program in April 2009 at the Michigan Works! service center in Kent County where his Trade Representative spoke to him about potential benefits he could receive through the Trade Act and encouraged him to take advantage of occupational training for a new career.Read More