The Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program visited Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy on August 27, 2019 with twelve Out-of-School youth participants to learn about in-demand career opportunities within the company. Participants were led to a call center wear staff members spoke with customers to identify medication needs, resolve insurance issues or assist with developing payment plans. […]

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Arika McClain is a Youth participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works! Service Provider. Arika was working as a housekeeper when she learned of the FHEO Program from a co-worker. Arik attended an Information Session and it was there that she chose to pursue a […]

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Sanilac – While Ametek prefers to hire experienced workers when possible, the current labor market has created more opportunity for the company to consider less experienced applicants. Though Amber Glaza had no manufacturing background, she decided to take a chance and apply to Ametek for the position of electro-mechanical assembler.  Amber impressed Ametek during her […]

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The Greenlee Tool training that was held at Halligan Electric on July 42, 2019 was part of our company’s “Big Picture” plans. We had recently purchased two large pieces of equipment from Greenlee that are primarily used for large-scale commercial and industrial applications. They represented a large dollar investment into our company’s equipment pool. We […]

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Lapeer – Career Coach Annalisa Przybysz and Apprenticeship Success Coordinator Wanda Bigelow held a Career Building Session with 11 students at Lapeer Alt Ed this November! During the half-day session they discussed wages, played career games such as: Would You Rather, Apprenticeship True & False, Time Management, Resume Building, What’s Your Favorite Subject and Correlating […]

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Shiawassee County – The Shiawassee Medical Care Facility (also known as Pleasant View) is a 103,000 square-foot, 136- bed, single-story, modern facility in The Commons, a newly developed medical care continuum. Youth participants were given a behind the scenes overview of the entire facility which includes three neighborhoods to serve short- term rehab, memory care, […]

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Tuscola County – TI Automotive recently had two On-the-Job Training participants (Melissa Shippey and Josslyn Rushlow) complete successful experiences! Melissa Shippey came to TI Automotive without any manufacturing experience. She was looking for an opportunity to gain new skills, and secure long-term employment with advancement possibilities. Mary Brinkman (HR Manager) stated, “Melissa is committed to […]

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The Genesee Career Institute was filled with laughter, cheer, inspiration and pride at the Apprenticeship Signing Day, May 09, 2019. It was a proud day indeed, as family, friends and community leaders looked on while the Seniors were celebrated and acknowledged. Two seniors were signed on the spot into their apprenticeship programs. They are graduates of North […]

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Genesee County – Kaleb Johnson was referred to GST Michigan Works! in June 2018 through our Metro Flint Youth Build partnership. Kaleb is a former ward of the state and high school dropout that had recently relocated to Flint to live with his sister and secure a better life. Despite various personal setbacks/life struggles while […]

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