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2020 Going Pro Talent Fund

Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Officially Launching 2020 Going Pro Talent Fund Grant Application Process Since 2014, Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! has helped more than 100 employers in five counties win millions in training grants. More than 6,000 workers have...

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Introducing MiCareerQuest Middle Michigan

A New Way to Create a Talent Pipeline Hundreds of employers are learning about opportunities to bring heavy equipment, simulators, tools, and hands-on exhibits to a new career exploration event for area middle and high schoolers. Called MiCareerQuest Middle Michigan,...

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$1.8 Million Awarded to Local Employers

December 20, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (Great Lakes Bay Region) —It’s been a great week for Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! and area employers! Two significant state grant programs facilitated by Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! will bring millions of dollars...

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Hiring Innovation: “Squash Team”

Hiring Innovation: “Squash Team”

Every year around the third week of September, Frankenmuth’s Bavarian Inn begins an annual tradition of harvesting and processing all the squash they use throughout the year for sides and desserts in their restaurants and eateries. The “squash team,” as it has been...

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Need for Medical Assistants Drives New Training Program

Need for Medical Assistants Drives New Training Program

Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! convened a consortium of regional hospitals and training providers to discuss ongoing hiring needs in the health care industry. The result of our meetings is a new, accelerated training program for medical assistants that begins January...

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Apprenticeships Take Off Throughout Michigan

Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! convened a consortium of regional hospitals and training providers to discuss ongoing hiring needs in the health care industry. The result of our meetings is a new, accelerated training program for medical assistants that begins January...

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Letter from Chris Rishko, CEO

Letter from Chris Rishko, CEO

Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! was recently awarded nearly $1.8 million to fund training for 52 employers in the region. The money comes from the Going Pro Talent Fund (formerly known as the “Skilled Trades Training Fund”), a state-funded program...

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