About Us

Pure Michigan Talent Connect

Pure Michigan Talent Connect is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is a tool connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers, and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state’s labor exchange system.

Find out more about how to use this site by visiting the Tutorials page.

For questions about Pure Michigan Talent Connect, click on “Contact Us” at the top of the page or call our Customer Contact Center at 1-888-522-0103. Hours: Monday - Friday: 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm EST (Closed Saturday and Sunday).

Workforce Development

Workforce Development is responsible for ensuring that Michigan has a skilled workforce to meet the needs of Michigan’s employers, working in collaboration with other state agencies and stakeholders, as well as the Michigan Works! Agencies, to develop, retain, attract and match talent to career opportunities in Michigan.

For questions regarding Workforce Development call 517-335-5858.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Pure Michigan is a brand representing business, talent and tourism initiatives across Michigan. These efforts are driven by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), which serves as the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business growth, jobs and opportunity with a focus on helping grow Michigan’s economy. MEDC, founded in 1999, also developed and manages the state's popular Pure Michigan brand.

For more information regarding the MEDC, visit www.michiganbusiness.org/ or call 888-522-0103.

Michigan Works!

Sixteen Michigan Works! Agencies (MWAs) oversee a statewide network of Service Centers where Michigan employers connect with skilled job seekers and learn about training opportunities to upgrade workers’ skills. MWAs offer a variety of additional employer services ranging from conducting resume searches and writing effective job postings to providing online job advertisements and recruiting skilled talent. For job seekers, MWAs serve as the state’s one-stop centers, offering job-readiness and job search resources including resume writing assistance, mock interviewing, access to available positions, and exclusive workshops to assist individuals in their job search.

Find an MWA in your community or call 800-285-WORKS (9675) to be automatically routed to the nearest Michigan Works! Service Center. Learn more about the Michigan Works! system.