Michigan Works: Michigan Works! Is a non-profit organization that aims to support Michigan’s workforce by:
- Advancing the interests of the Michigan Works! System through advocacy and participation in the legislative process
- Providing training and networking opportunities for leaders and members
Training that is available to recent high-school graduates includes assistance with resume writing and connecting prospective employees with employers. Michigan Works will also help fund post-high school training for recent graduates (certificate and Associate’s degree programs) for those who meet eligibility requirements. Please contact Zach Arens (Youth Career Coach) at 616-494-8804 for more information or check out the Michigan Works website, linked HERE.
Manpower: Manpower is an employment agency whose aim it is to connect prospective employees with employers for temporary work assignments in the manufacturing and office/clerical sectors. They are offering a unique opportunity for their employees: Manpower will pay for online college classes taken through accredited Western International University (based in Arizona) as long as they are working through Manpower. Employees can take one online class every eight weeks and may keep the credits they earn even if they cease employment with Manpower (without having to repay Manpower for the classes). There are six degree programs offered: Associate in Business, B.A. in Behavioral Science, B.A. in Human Resource Management, B.S in Accounting, B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Information Technology Management, B.S. in Management.
For more information, please contact:
Christina Baer, Branch Manager
616-748-2000 or zeeland.mi@.manpower.com