We recently had a chance to sit and talk with Russel Davis, Michigan State Director for the United States Director of Labor, Director of Apprenticeships. Russel shared what makes up an actual registered apprenticeship and breaks down what the five basic components of an apprenticeship, and how they differ from any other work-based trainings.  A […]

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GST Michigan Works! restricts all visits to appointment ONLY! While we are open during the COVID-19 pandemic, we must protect our clients and our employees. With reports of more than 4,200 coronavirus cases in the United States alone (per the Business Insider) and the closing of businesses across the state, we must take this virus […]

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Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist Joins Local Lawmakers in Celebrating Local Talent, Career Development Efforts in Northwest Michigan LANSING, MI (March 9, 2020)— Local talent development and employment successes were among those celebrated by state leaders at the Michigan Works! Association Impact Awards, last week. Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, local lawmakers and statewide talent development officials […]

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We hope you are all still doing well during these uncertain times! As we continue to navigate through these interesting waters and be sure we are all staying safe, we wanted to share with you a series of TIPS from USDOL & OSHA. For more quick tips, please visit OSHA.GOV […]

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The BRN Success Coach worked with an employee over several months.  When this employee began working with the Success Coach, she was homeless and driving a car that could break down on her at any moment.  The repairs on the car cost more than the car was worth.  This was a hard-working employee.  She was […]

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Alla Blessing is an Adult participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works! Service Provider. A friend of Alla’s who had previously been a Program participant had recommended the opportunity to her. Alla was looking to change her career from retail and further develop her professional […]

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Diamond Fordham is a Youth participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works! Service Provider. Diamond was working as a Direct Care Worker when she learned about the FHEO Program from a co-worker. She knew that she wanted to become a Certified Nurse Assistant, as she […]

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