Post Your Jobs on Pure Michigan Talent Connect
Posting your open positions on MiTalent.org is as easy as 1-2-3!
Create an employer account.
- On your Employer Dashboard, select "Post A Job."
- Fill out the required information and submit.
Helpful tutorials are available to assist you with creating an account, navigating the dashboard, creating an effective job posting, and more! Check them out at MiTalent.org.
Search For Qualified Candidates
Did you know that the candidate search feature was optimized to search job seeker resumes for keywords and phrases? Read more about some of the enhanced features available at MiTalent.org.
to hire veterans? MiTalent.org has information on how your organization can
become certified as a Michigan veteran-friendly employer, find out more.
Build or Improve your Internship Programs
Internships are an opportunity
for students to gain practical, real
world experience in a professional
setting while helping you meet your
organizational goals. Whether you’re
just starting to think about having an
intern or want to take your current
program to the next level, there’s a FREE session for you.
INTERNSHIPS 101: Designed for those thinking about starting a program.
- January 11, 2017
- February 13, 2017
- March 9, 2017
- April 20, 2017
INTERNSHIPS 201: Designed for those with an established program looking for new ideas, ways to improve or
enhance the current offering.
- March 21, 2017
- May 2, 2017
Check out the full list of details from Hello West Michigan.
Register today at www.gvsu.edu/careers/eit.
Free Training Incentives
are Available for Employers
Live Webinar with Talent
and Industry Experts on January 26
The Michigan Talent
Investment Agency is hosting a webinar at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, to
explain the benefits that Michigan employers can earn by taking advantage of a
new grant program designed to reduce training costs and become part of the
successful Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program.
is MAT2 and how will my company benefit?
is an industry-driven initiative to address Michigan’s skills gaps in
manufacturing by partnering with colleges and local employers to offer free
student apprenticeships. Employers say recruiting young people into the trades
and investing in their training is a key value of the MAT2 program.
MAT2 helps companies by providing them with skilled technicians who
earn their associate degrees while gaining on-the-job experience in
high-paying, high-demand, advanced manufacturing careers.
is MAT2 training available?
mechatronics training is offered at Baker College of Cadillac, Henry Ford
College, and Oakland Community College; and MAT2 CNC is offered at
Delta College, Henry Ford College, and Kalamazoo Valley College. All programs
are contingent upon industry demand for trainees.
much is the employer training grant?
companies who register their new MAT2 apprentices this coming school
year are eligible for a one-time award of $5,000 per student. The January
26, 2017 webinar will focus on the excellent return on investment that MAT2
delivers as an industry-developed, dual-education training program.
speakers in the Jan. 26 webinar include:
- Harold Snyder,
test lab supervisor at FTE Automotive USA Inc., who will explain how FTE has
successfully applied for MAT2 Employer Training Grants and how FTE
is closing the skills gap with MAT2 apprentices.
Llewellyn, Oakland County Michigan Works! director, who will discuss the
importance of workforce development and apprenticeships in the metro Detroit
- Denise Van Hee,
Oakland County Michigan Works! business services manager, who will guide prospective
employers on how best to utilize the MAT2 Employer Training Grants.
We look forward to your
participation! It’s time to train your next generation of skilled technicians!
To join the Talent Investment
Agency webinar on January 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm:
- Click this link -
Webinar MAT2 Employer Training Grants
- Dial-In at
888-273-3658; Access Code 3295880#
Governor's Education & Talent Summit - Register by January 31st
The talent gap is the biggest threat to sustaining the economic progress Michigan has made during the last six years. Join us to discover new ways for the business community to connect with educators and community leaders so we all can work together to ensure our state’s bright future continues to shine.
The Governor's Education & Talent Summit is taking place at the Lansing Center on April 25 & 26, 2017.
Register by January 31st to received the discounted price of $150.00.
Registration Open in January for Equal Opportunity Summit - April 10-12, 2017
Don't miss this opportunity to expand your network of EO officers, HR professionals and workforce staff and share best practices for attracting and maintaining a diverse workforce through inclusionary practices.
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
- EO Law 101
- Roles and responsibilities of EO officers
- Hiring practices - dos and don'ts
- Nondiscrimination Plan best practices
- Complaint processing and procedures
- Recognizing, addressing and reporting harassment and discrimination
- National Origin discrimination affecting LEP individuals
- ADA compliance and reasonable accommodations
- Why re-entry efforts are important in today's economy
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Workforce EO Officers
- Frontline Staff
- Workforce Management Staff / Leaders
- State EO Officers and Staff
- Workforce Development Professionals
- Private Sector EO Officers
- HR Professionals
To learn more and register visit: http://www.michiganworks.org/events/equal-opportunity-summit/
Sign Up to Be a Judge for the SkillsUSA Statewide Competition in April 2017
is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working
together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each
student to excel.
is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and
college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled
service occupations, including health occupations.
programs include local, state and national competitions in which students
demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. SkillsUSA programs also help to
establish industry standards for job skill training in the lab and classroom,
and promote community service. SkillsUSA is recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education and is cited as a “successful model of employer-driven youth
development training program” by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Up to Be a Judge by February 1, 2017 -- Judging the SkillsUSA statewide
competition gives you the opportunity to meet CTE
students for potential opportunities at your
The statewide competition takes place on Sunday, April 8, 2017 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.
If you are interested in being a judge or want more information, please contact Tammy Brown, Skills USA Director, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.