EMPLOYER SOLUTIONS

RECRUIT  |  TRAIN  |  RETAIN

Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium offers a variety of free services and programs to help employers attract and recruit the best qualified candidates and meet their demands for a skilled workforce.


Our Business Solutions Professionals leverage partnerships between business, workforce development, educators, and economic developers to ensure your continued success.

  • We have access to the largest talent pool in Michigan and can help you find candidates that match your unique employment needs, no matter the skill set.

  • We offer human resource services such as wage research, recruitment, and job fairs.

  • Through a variety of state and federal programs, we are able to provide a number of training options to help you develop a strong, skilled and educated workforce.

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FREE SERVICES INCLUDE...

OUTREACH & RECRUITMENT ASSISTANCE

DIRECT PLACEMENT OF JOB READY WORKERS

APPLICATION SCREENING & QUALIFIED REFERRALS

HIRING EVENTS, JOB FAIRS, AND INTERVIEW SPACE (BY APPOINTMENT)

INFORMATION REGARDING PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING

UP-TO-DATE INFO ON STATE & FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS

TRAINING & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW & CURRENT WORKERS

ONLINE JOB POSTINGS, HELP WITH JOB DESCRIPTIONS, AND WAGE RESEARCH

 

HELPING YOU RECRUIT, TRAIN, AND RETAIN QUALIFIED TALENT.

Our Business Solutions Professionals work with you one-on-one to create customized solutions.

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SHELLY BLANKENSHIP

serving Alpena & Alcona counties

blankenships@nemcworks.org

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STEPHANIE WEIZER

serving Cheboygan & Presque Isle counties

weizers@nemcworks.org

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MELISSA MCDONNELL

serving Otsego & Montmorency counties

mcdonnellm@nemcworks.org

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ALAYNE HANSEN

serving Crawford & Oscoda counties

hansena@nemcworks.org

 

RECRUITMENT ASSISTANCE TO HELP YOU
FIND YOUR NEXT ALLSTAR

Hiring can be time consuming and finding the right fit can be a challenge. Michigan Works! can help. We'll work with you to develop a plan to help find the right fit for your business, quickly and efficiently, all at no cost!

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SCREENING & REFERRALS

Work With The Best

Are you finding it difficult to land a superstar employee? Simply tell us what the position entails, what type of employee you’re looking for, how many daily or weekly hours you’ll require, and we’ll be happy to handle your requests with ease. Contact us now to start hiring the right people for your needs.

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AN EXTENSION OF YOUR HR DEPARTMENT

Get The Job Done

Employers are free to use Michigan Works! office space, as well as equipment including phones, computers, fax and internet, for hiring and training activities, if necessary. Contact your Business Solutions Professional to reserve specific times/dates or for other recruitment assistance.

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TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Talent You Can Trust

We make sure to enrich your team with only the best in your industry’s field. Let us know what your company’s needs are and what are your requirements from your employees and we’ll do the rest. Simply focus on your business and we’ll deliver the talent. Contact us today to find your new office star.

 

TRAINING SOLUTIONS

Customized training programs offer funding for employers to upgrade existing or new employees skills in order to retain/maintain employment, avert layoffs, or add to the businesses viability and productivity.

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GPTF provides competitive awards for employers to train and upgrade their workers skills to help the business grow and remain competitive.

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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING

On-the-job training and Incumbent Worker training programs help you train new and existing staff to advance skills, develop career pathways, and remain competitive in your industry.

Offers workers a combination of paid on-the-job learning and related instruction in a skilled occupation. Apprentices are employed on day 1.

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SUBSIDIZED PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT

Offers 100% wage reimbursement to employers hiring PATH participants who lack job specific skills, and have otherwise demonstrated previous barriers to maintaining employment.

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RETENTION AND LAYOFF AVERSION

Our layoff aversion strategies can prevent layoffs or minimize operational disruptions if a layoff is eminent. Confidentiality is assured. Our services help with the outplacement of workers and benefit employers by...

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LOWERING UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES

We can reduce the length of unemployment insurance claims by helping workers find new employment faster.

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REDUCING ADMINISTRATIVE BURDENS

We can oversee outplacement and readjustment, allowing you to concentrate on other activities associated with a facility closure or downsizing.

CONTINUING PRODUCTIVITY

Productivity and quality can drop when morale tanks. Make a visible expression of commitment to the future of your affected workers by offering them assistance.

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PROVIDE A COMMUNICATION FORUM

We can serve as a source of reliable information and dispel rumors that can disrupt the work place.

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