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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 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.

Next Workshop

Oct
5
Wed
2:00 pm Job Fair Prep Workshop
Job Fair Prep Workshop
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Job Fair Prep:  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[...]

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

Sep
27
Tue
2:00 pm Job Search Networking Workshop
Job Search Networking Workshop
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Oct
11
Tue
2:00 pm Job Search / Networking Workshop
Job Search / Networking Workshop
Oct 11 @ 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[...]
Oct
17
Mon
9:00 am Job Search / Networking Workshop
Job Search / Networking Workshop
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
Oct
27
Thu
2:00 pm Job Search / Networking Workshop
Job Search / Networking Workshop
Oct 27 @ 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

Sep
30
Fri
9:00 am Resume Workshop
Resume Workshop
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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

Oct
4
Tue
9:00 am Workplace Communication Workshop
Workplace Communication Workshop
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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[...]

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

Sep
27
Tue
9:00 am Moving Forward Workshop
Moving Forward Workshop
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Oct
10
Mon
9:00 am Moving Forward Workshop
Moving Forward Workshop
Oct 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[...]
Oct
27
Thu
9:00 am Moving Forward Workshop
Moving Forward Workshop
Oct 27 @ 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

Sep
30
Fri
2:00 pm Customer Service Workshop
Customer Service Workshop
Sep 30 @ 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[...]

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

Sep
28
Wed
9:00 am Interviewing Workshop
Interviewing Workshop
Sep 28 @ 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

There are no upcoming events.

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

Oct
3
Mon
2:00 pm Social Media Workshop
Social Media Workshop
Oct 3 @ 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

Oct
10
Mon
2:00 pm Stress Management Workshop
Stress Management Workshop
Oct 10 @ 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

Oct
7
Fri
2:00 pm Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Oct 7 @ 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[...]
Oct
13
Thu
9:00 am Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Oct 13 @ 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[...]
Oct
25
Tue
9:00 am Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Oct 25 @ 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

Oct
6
Thu
9:00 am Beginner Resume Workshop @ Saginaw Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Saginaw Service Center
Oct 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 @ 1409 Washington, Midland, MI 48640
Beginner Resume Workshop @ 1409 Washington, Midland, MI 48640
Oct 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[...]
Oct
20
Thu
9:00 am Beginner Resume Workshop @ Bay City Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Bay City Service Center
Oct 20 @ 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 @ Midland Service Center
Beginner Resume Workshop @ Midland Service Center
Oct 20 @ 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[...]

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

Sep
29
Thu
2:00 pm Inspired Workshop
Inspired Workshop
Sep 29 @ 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[...]
Oct
12
Wed
2:00 pm Inspired Workshop
Inspired Workshop
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
Oct
31
Mon
2:00 pm Inspired Workshop
Inspired Workshop
Oct 31 @ 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[...]

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

Sep
29
Thu
9:00 am Budgeting Workshop
Budgeting Workshop
Sep 29 @ 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[...]