West Michigan Works workers is keen to assist job seekers map out their careers and get again to work.
The workforce company has shortly adjusted throughout COVID-19 pandemic to supply quite a lot of digital providers to offer job seekers individualized consideration and help.
Digital providers embrace resume and interviewing workshops, digital hiring occasions, and particular person counseling with a coach to assist job seekers plan their subsequent profession transfer.
“Our expertise growth specialists can work one-on-one with job seekers to tremendous tune their resume and interview abilities,” stated Abigail Stalker, a expertise options supervisor in Ionia and Montcalm counties.
“We wish to assist people enter into their job search with confidence.”
Michigan Works workers depend on labor market info to establish careers which might be in excessive demand.
Coaching scholarships can be found for a lot of of those in-demand occupations and the company works with local people faculties and different coaching suppliers to assist job seekers purchase new technical abilities.
The digital WorkReady workshop collection is out there to assist job seekers concentrate on constructing the work abilities (or smooth abilities) that employers are in search of.
Understanding and utilizing abilities like communication, teamwork and time administration might help job seekers stand out from the gang. A web based pre-assessment is out there to assist people resolve which workshops to attend.
West Michigan Works encourages job seekers to name 800-285-WORKS (9675) to talk with workers about their profession and employment wants.
Whether or not it’s attending a digital hiring occasion or workshop, practising interviewing abilities, or exploring coaching choices, West Michigan Works is captivated with getting folks again to work.
“Employers are hiring, and we’re standing by to information those who want help,” stated Stalker.
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