Michigan Works! and the Copper Country Intermediate School District are building the pipeline of future workers in the Upper Peninsula. On April 20, 2017, Certified Nursing Assistant classes participated in local Talent Tours to learn more about jobs in the healthcare field.
April 4, 2017 – Finlandia University collaborated with the UPWARD Talent Council Michigan Works! to bring jobseekers the 4th annual Keweenaw Job Fair. This year’s fair was held at the Finnish American Heritage Center in downtown Hancock.
The UPWARD Talent Council Michigan Works! recently worked with local partners to host two Career Events at the L'Anse and Ontonagon High Schools. These events were designed to help students learn about local careers in the U.P. and what skills and education they will need to get them.
A major employer is launching two new locations in the Upper Peninsula and bringing many new jobs to the area. Meijer is opening stores in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie later this year and recently spent time at the UPWARD Talent Council Michigan Works!
On Thursday, February 23rd, roughly 400 8th & 11th grade students from all Gogebic, Ontonagon and Hurley, WI Schools participated in a Gogebic Community College (GCC) preview day as well a career exploration day in the Lindquist Center gym on the GCC campus.
Escanaba, MI – February 2017 -The UPWARD Talent Council recently announced that Cherilynn Lampinen has become Chief Operations Officer for the Upper Peninsula workforce development agency. As a workforce development leader in the Upper Peninsula, Lampinen brings to the position a proven record o
Marquette, MI January 25, 2017- The Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance (UPEDA) was pleased to be a part of the award presentations to chosen winners during the Operation Action UP Annual meeting. The winner of the UPEDA Non Profit of the Year Award was the Northern Center for Economic
During the fall, Jobs for Michigan Graduates (JMG) students across the state, and Jobs for America's Graduates students nationally, are inducted into the organization and JMG Career Association officers are installed. Yesterday, Escanaba High School's Jobs for Michigan's Graduates hosted their I