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Serving Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, & Saginaw Counties

Workshops

For all live, interactive workshops please click below and fill out the form to request registration information.

Job Search Networking

This workshop will assist you in your job search from preparation and organization to goal setting and networking for job search success. Networking can be an effective tool to help with your job search. Join us to learn how to increase your comfort level with networking, discover the benefits of using social media to expand your current network, and explore creative ways to incorporate networking into your job search.

Next Workshop

Jun
16
Thu
2:00 pm Job Search / Networking Workshop
Job Search / Networking Workshop
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Job Search Networking:  This workshop will assist you in your job search from preparation and organization to goal setting and networking for job search success.  Networking can be an effective tool to help with your[...]
Jun
23
Thu
9:00 am Job Search / Networking Workshop
Job Search / Networking Workshop
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Job Search Networking: This workshop will assist you in your job search from preparation and organization to goal setting and networking for job search success.  Networking can be an effective tool to help with your[...]
Jun
29
Wed
2:00 pm Job Search / Networking Workshop
Job Search / Networking Workshop
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Job Search Networking:  This workshop will assist you in your job search from preparation and organization to goal setting and networking for job search success.  Networking can be an effective tool to help with your[...]

Résumé Workshop

The Résumé Workshop offers information on writing an effective résumé. If you aren’t getting any interviews then it may be your résumé that needs updating. Come learn how to make the adjustments to get you to the interview.

Next Workshop

Jun
6
Mon
2:00 pm Resume Writing Workshop
Resume Writing Workshop
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Résumé Workshop:   The Résumé Workshop offers information on writing an effective résumé.   If you aren’t getting any interviews then it may be your résumé that needs updating.  Come learn how to make the adjustments to[...]

Workplace Communication

Communication skills are key in all areas of your career. The focus of this workshop is on developing better listening skills and developing positive verbal & nonverbal communications in the workplace as well as in your job search.

Next Workshop

Jun
27
Mon
2:00 pm Workplace Communication Workshop
Workplace Communication Workshop
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workplace Communication:  Communication skills are key in all areas of your career.    The focus of this workshop is on developing better listening skills and developing positive verbal & nonverbal communications in the workplace as well[...]

Budgeting

Maintaining a budget on a lower income while you job search is challenging.  This workshop gives you helpful tips on how to set up your household budget with a limited income and how to be responsible with your budgeting practices.

Next Workshop

Jun
7
Tue
9:00 am Budgeting Workshop
Budgeting Workshop
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Budgeting:   Maintaining a budget on a lower income while you job search is challenging.  This workshop gives you helpful tips on how to set up your household budget with a limited income and how to[...]

Moving Forward

This workshop discusses tips and techniques for obtaining employment when your background may include misdemeanors or felonies. It includes helpful discussions on addressing tough questions concerning your past, and tips for a successful job search. We also provide an introduction to Michigan’s Clean Slate expungement program. Please note that the Clean Slate information is for informational purposes only. There is no legal follow up after attending this workshop.

Next Workshop

Jun
10
Fri
9:00 am Moving Forward Workshop
Moving Forward Workshop
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Moving Forward:   This workshop discusses tips and techniques for obtaining employment when your background may include misdemeanors or felonies.  It includes helpful discussions on addressing tough questions concerning your past, and tips for a successful[...]
Jun
17
Fri
9:00 am Moving Forward Workshop
Moving Forward Workshop
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Moving Forward:   This workshop discusses tips and techniques for obtaining employment when your background may include misdemeanors or felonies.  It includes helpful discussions on addressing tough questions concerning your past, and tips for a successful[...]
Jun
28
Tue
9:00 am Moving Forward Workshop
Moving Forward Workshop
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Moving Forward:  This workshop discusses tips and techniques for obtaining employment when your background may include misdemeanors or felonies.  It includes helpful discussions on addressing tough questions concerning your past, and tips for a successful[...]

Veterans Workshop

This workshop will help ease the transition from the work you did in the military to jobs in the civilian workforce. We will assist you to identify the skills, experience, credentials, and education that have been obtained while in the military and crosswalk them to civilian opportunities.

Next Workshop

There are no upcoming events.

Customer Service

Competition is tough. Customers are more demanding than ever before and employers need workers who can meet those demands. This customer service workshop will discuss the techniques you need to adapt to the demands of the customer such as quality service, having a positive attitude, and improving loyalty.

Next Workshop

May
31
Tue
2:00 pm Customer Service Workshop
Customer Service Workshop
May 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Customer Service:   Competition is tough. Customers are more demanding than ever before and employers need workers who can meet those demands.  This customer service workshop will discuss the techniques you need to adapt to the[...]

Interviewing

Sign up for this workshop to learn more about behavioral interviewing, how to prepare for the interview, what employers are really asking, and get tips on how to relax and ace the interview. Also, learn how an organized portfolio will help you during an interview.

Next Workshop

Jun
1
Wed
9:00 am Interviewing Workshop
Interviewing Workshop
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Interviewing: Sign up for this workshop to learn more about behavioral interviewing, how to prepare for the interview, what employers are really asking, and get tips on how to relax and ace the interview. Also,[...]

Mature Worker

Looking for a job when you have more than 15 years of work experience is a challenge. Do they see you as overqualified or too old? Come learn tips to help overcome concerns regarding years of experience and about competing in today’s job market.

Next Workshop

Jun
1
Wed
2:00 pm Mature Worker Workshop
Mature Worker Workshop
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mature Worker:  Looking for a job when you have more than 15 years of work experience is a challenge.  Do they see you as overqualified or too old?  Come learn tips to help overcome concerns[...]

Social Media

If you are active on social media and you are job searching this workshop is for you. You need to understand how social media can and may impact you and your job search. Learn the importance of creating your own image before one is created for you.

Next Workshop

Jun
2
Thu
9:00 am Social Media Workshop
Social Media Workshop
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Social Media:   If you are active on social media and you are job searching this workshop is for you.  You need to understand how social media can and may impact you and your job search. [...]
Jun
8
Wed
2:00 pm Social Media Workshop
Social Media Workshop
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Social Media:   If you are active on social media and you are job searching this workshop is for you.  You need to understand how social media can and may impact you and your job search. [...]
Jun
15
Wed
2:00 pm Social Media Workshop
Social Media Workshop
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Social Media:   If you are active on social media and you are job searching this workshop is for you.  You need to understand how social media can and may impact you and your job search. [...]
Jul
1
Fri
2:00 pm Social Media Workshop
Social Media Workshop
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Social Media:   If you are active on social media and you are job searching this workshop is for you.  You need to understand how social media can and may impact you and your job search. [...]

Stress Management

Everyone experiences stress in their lives and we all react differently to different types of stress. The more knowledge, tools, and skills we have for understanding stress, the better we are at keeping it under control. Sign up today to learn how to control your stress and not let the stress control you.

Next Workshop

Jun
13
Mon
2:00 pm Stress Management Workshop
Stress Management Workshop
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stress Management:   Everyone experiences stress in their lives and we all react differently to different types of stress.  The more knowledge, tools, and skills we have for understanding stress, the better we are at keeping[...]

Virtual Interviewing

Prepare for the post-pandemic world and be ready to learn how to interview virtually on all types of interviewing platforms and ensure that you interview is impactful. Make the most of your virtual presence by not only learning the basics of using the equipment, but also finding a way to let your personality shine to stand out and get the job offer.

Next Workshop

May
31
Tue
9:00 am Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual Interviewing:     Prepare for the post-pandemic world and be ready to learn how to interview virtually on all types of interviewing platforms and ensure that you interview is impactful.  Make the most of your virtual[...]
Jun
9
Thu
9:00 am Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual Interviewing:   Prepare for the post-pandemic world and be ready to learn how to interview virtually on all types of interviewing platforms and ensure that you interview is impactful.  Make the most of your virtual[...]
Jun
24
Fri
2:00 pm Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Interviewing:   Prepare for the post-pandemic world and be ready to learn how to interview virtually on all types of interviewing platforms and ensure that you interview is impactful.  Make the most of your virtual[...]
Jun
30
Thu
9:00 am Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual Interviewing:   Prepare for the post-pandemic world and be ready to learn how to interview virtually on all types of interviewing platforms and ensure that you interview is impactful.  Make the most of your virtual[...]

Beginner Résumé

This resume workshop is offered in person for first time resume creators or those that may need more hands-on assistance using a computer. The beginner résumé workshops provide one-on-one resume assistance, which results in a professionally designed and well-articulated résumé that matches your skillsets to land the interview.

Next Workshop

Jun
6
Mon
9:00 am Beginner Resume Workshop @ Bay City Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Bay City Service Center
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Beginner Résumé:   This resume workshop is offered in person for first time resume creators or those that may need more hands-on assistance using a computer.  The beginner résumé workshops provide one-on-one resume assistance, which results[...]
9:00 am Beginner Resume Workshop @ Saginaw Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Saginaw Service Center
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Beginner Résumé:   This resume workshop is offered in person for first time resume creators or those that may need more hands-on assistance using a computer.  The beginner résumé workshops provide one-on-one resume assistance, which results[...]
Jun
21
Tue
9:00 am Beginner Resume Workshop @ Bay City Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Bay City Service Center
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Beginner Résumé:   This resume workshop is offered in person for first time resume creators or those that may need more hands-on assistance using a computer.  The beginner résumé workshops provide one-on-one resume assistance, which results[...]
9:00 am Beginner Resume Workshop @ Saginaw Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Saginaw Service Center
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Beginner Résumé:  This resume workshop is offered in person for first time resume creators or those that may need more hands-on assistance using a computer.  The beginner résumé workshops provide one-on-one resume assistance, which results[...]

Business Development

Are you someone with the mindset of wanting to be your own boss?  Do you have ideas about starting a business, but never know where to start or need help with some next steps? This workshop will help you understand the components needed to start up a business. This workshop will provide you with some additional resources and the step-by-step instruction to be ready to meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Inspired

This workshop will “inspire” you to see the world from a new perspective. You will discuss a variety of topics ranging from current events happening in the world or your community, choosing your attitude, how to zero in on your goals, tips on managing stress and trauma, and more. Since topics will vary each session and attendees are encouraged to share the own ideas, every Inspired workshop is unique.

Next Workshop

Jun
14
Tue
2:00 pm Inspired Workshop
Inspired Workshop
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Inspired:   This workshop will “inspire” you to see the world from a new perspective.  You will discuss a variety of topics ranging from current events happening in the world or your community, choosing your attitude,[...]
Jun
22
Wed
2:00 pm Inspired Workshop
Inspired Workshop
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Inspired:   This workshop will “inspire” you to see the world from a new perspective.  You will discuss a variety of topics ranging from current events happening in the world or your community, choosing your attitude,[...]

Job Fair

Understanding what a Job Fair is and how to use a job fair to your advantage means being prepared is essential. Yes, a job fair is about employers looking for job seekers and filling open positions. A job fair is also about you and selling yourself to these employers in the best way possible. Building your brand, networking, and communicating your strengths while attending a virtual job fair or an in-person job fair can help you with your next steps to attain employment.