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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
GPTF provides competitive awards for employers to train and upgrade their workers skills to help the business grow and remain competitive.
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.
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.
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...
LOWERING UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES
We can reduce the length of unemployment insurance claims by helping workers find new employment faster.
REDUCING ADMINISTRATIVE BURDENS
We can oversee outplacement and readjustment, allowing you to concentrate on other activities associated with a facility closure or downsizing.
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.
PROVIDE A COMMUNICATION FORUM
We can serve as a source of reliable information and dispel rumors that can disrupt the work place.