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The Office of Global Michigan→
The mission of the Office of Global Michigan is to empower and engage the immigrant, refugee and international community to make Michigan the home for opportunity. 

Veterans' Employment Services→
Veterans' Employment Services assists veterans in making successful transitions to civilian employment, and certifying post-secondary education and training programs and facilities for veterans' educational benefits.

Job and Career Fair Calendar
Find Career Events across Michigan connecting Talent with Employers.

State of Michigan Career Events Calendar
The calendar contains information about Career Fairs the agencies within the State of Michigan plan to attend.

Temporary Employment Agencies in Michigan→ Listings by region.

Plan a Job Search→
Planning a job search can be overwhelming if you don't know where to begin. Use this outline to put together your own job-search strategy.

Additional Information

Business Resource Network→
The Business Resource Network (BRN) is a business strategy comprised of local companies that aim to increase job retention and job productivity among their staff.

Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for enforcing some of the nation’s most comprehensive federal labor laws on topics including the minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, child labor, family and medical leave, migrant and seasonal worker protections, lie detector tests, worker protections in certain temporary guest worker programs, and the prevailing wages for government-funded service and construction contracts.

Dislocated Worker
The Dislocated Worker Program provides workforce investment activities that increase the employment, retention and earnings of participants, and increase occupational skill attainment by participants, which will improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the economy.

Plant Closures or Mass Layoffs
Rapid Response is a primary gateway to the workforce system for both dislocated workers and employers and is a component of a demand driven system. The central purpose of Rapid Response is to help laid-off workers quickly transition to new employment. Rapid Response acts as both a provider of direct reemployment services and as a facilitator of additional services and resources.

Apprenticeship Opportunities


An apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training with a mentor currently working in the field and classroom learning.

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