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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Invest in the future of W MI - Participate in this engaging career and college readiness event!

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Attention Employers! - Register now to reserve a table at one of our January Job Fairs.

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Essential Service Awards - Nominations are now being accepted!

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December Workshop Calendars (PDF) - See this month's workshop schedule for Kent & Allegan Counties.

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Public Notice: The ACSET 5 Year Comprehensive Plan for Kent, Allegan and Barry Counties Michigan Works! has been revised to reflect the direct delivery of services in Kent and Allegan Counties and the addition of Barry County.

Public Notice: Kent, Allegan and Barry Counties Michigan Works! has requested a waiver from the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan to exempt from inclusion in the credential performance measure calculations, credential outcomes for participants enrolled in on-the job training.  All public comments regarding the above referenced waiver should be communicated to Jacob Maas, Executive Director at 616.336.4128 or jmaas@acset.org. by January 9, 2015.

 

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