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Welcome to Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works!

We’d like to help YOU.

Each year we provide employment and training services to tens of thousands of job seekers – to ensure they meet the needs of area employers.

At the same time, thousands of employers turn to US for help to recruit, hire, and retain qualified workers.

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Ed Oberski, CEO, 754-1144

Kristen Wenzel, 754-1144

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Faces of GLBMW!

  • Jeff Simons

    Jeff Simons

    Jeff Simons enrolled in the Chemical Process Fast Start program and bounced back from the closing of Saginaw’s TRW plant with a better paying job at Dow!


  • Jaylyn Murphy

    Jaylyn Murphy

    Jaylyn learned how to set and attain positive goals for herself through the support of the Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Youth program.


  • Michael Priebe

    Michael Priebe

    I started using Michigan Works when times were at their worst, but as soon as they started helping me, things turned quickly!


  • Kimberly Roberson

    Kimberly Roberson

    After unsuccessfully searching for jobs on her own, Kimberly visited a Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Service Center and met a career manager – a milestone that became the starting point to a very positive change in her life.


  • Consumers Energy

    Consumers Energy

    Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! listened to Consumers Energy’s needs, including the positions available and the recruitment and selection process used to fill the positions.


  • Photo of Ira St. John

    Ira St. John

    Congratulations to Ira for maximizing the resources available to him at Michigan Works! and putting in the hard work necessary to prepare for and find a good job.



2:00 pm FAST Start Information & Recruit... @ Midland Service Center
FAST Start Information & Recruit... @ Midland Service Center
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
FAST Start programs are accelerated training programs designed to train people for high demand careers in the region including Chemical Process, Advanced Battery Manufacturing, Solar Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, and Business Process Services.
8:15 am Resume @ Saginaw Service Center
Resume @ Saginaw Service Center
Aug 5 @ 8:15 am – 10:00 am
Learn how to write an effective résumé (or adjust the one you’ve already got) to get your foot in the door and your face in front of an interviewer.
9:00 am Resume
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
10:15 am Job Search @ Saginaw Service Center
Job Search @ Saginaw Service Center
Aug 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
This workshop will assist you in your job search from preparation and organization to goal setting and networking for job search success.

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