The WIOA summer p[rogram kicked offwith a traininig at the SRESD on July 9th. Students participated i hands-on activities desgined to prepare themfor the summer work experiences. Sudents learned how to be successful on the job through good attendance, a positive attitude, and hard work. Other topics invluded worksite safety, completing job applications and filling […]

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Nolan, a shy and introverted student, did not know anyone in the program at first. He had several barriers at home which impeded him from pursuing a part-time job. What Nolan lacked in the areas of transportation, family support and peer acceptance JMG was able to supplement through funding, time and the building of interpersonal […]

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TayShawn Johnson is enrolled as a participant with the GST Michigan Works! WIOA Out of School Youth Program. He entered the program as a recent high school graduate, but with limited employability skills. TayShawn had worked numerous “dead end” jobs and he realized he wanted more for his life. He developed a career plan with the assistance […]

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Matt McNamara has been a returning participant of the Shiawassee Michigan Works! One-stop since 2001. He was registered in the WIA Adult programs in 2001, 2003, 2008, and 2009. He utilized Employment Services in 2008, 2009, 2016, 2017, and 2018. When Matt first came to the Shiawassee Service Center in 2001, he was job searching […]

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Wesley Ulmer visited Career Services seeking approval for a CDL training scholarship. He had over 10 years of employment experience in various industries but desired a CDL-A endorsement for career advancement with a trucking company. With the guidance of his Career Coach, Kim Streeter, Wesley received the necessary pre-employment services and assistance, including resume updating […]

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The WIOA program held its Spring Training at the Shiawassee RESD on March 20th. Arla Louks from Fifth Third Bank shared valuable financial information with the students and covered topics related to banking, loans, interest, and saving for the future. She stressed the importance of setting financial goals and answered the students individual questions. Next, Daniel […]

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