When Rob Evoy first visited Michigan Works! in May of 1991, he remembers being required to sign up through the unemployment office as a VA requirement. He started a career in law enforcement November of that same year and remained gainfully employed until December of 2012 when a traumatic incident took place at work.  An […]

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The Garfield Inn, located in scenic Port Austin, was looking to hire a server/housekeeper like a lot of restaurant/motel businesses along the Lake Huron shore. Glen Roth, President, and Owner of the business interviewed an individual who demonstrated the right attitude, personality and seemed very motivated…but shared the issue and struggles of being a returning […]

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There were lots of smiles and giggles showing up to take the Success Story pictures at A Chance to Change. Stephanie Craig is the successful OJT individual who came through our GST MI Works! Caro Service Center and she was able to take and complete medical assistant training.  After jumping over some hurdles and maneuvering […]

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Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund (GPTF) provides competitive awards for employer responsive training that enhances talent, productivity, and employment retention while increasing the quality and competitiveness of Michigan’s businesses.  The Going PRO Talent Fund ensures that Michigan’s employers have the talent they need to compete and grow, and individuals have the skills they need for […]

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Cheryl Barrera was laid off from her position as a leasing agent for an apartment complex in the area. Her layoff occurred in the fall of 2017 and she began coming into the GST Michigan Works! Fenton Service Center shortly after that to begin her job search. Cheryl was extremely diligent in her search, generally coming […]

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Lapeer County: Marchell came to the Lapeer Service Center looking for assistance to finish her last two semesters of the Nursing Program at Mott Community College. Marchell has been a stay-at-home mom since 2007. In 2013 she decided to start school for a career in nursing. Marchell had worked as a dietary aide at the […]

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Austin is an exceptionally focused young man!  He came in a month after high school graduation, knew exactly what he wanted to accomplish, and how he could achieve his goals. He had begun his welding experience at the Huron Area Tech Center, earning his OSHA Certification in the Power Technology program. His first job was […]

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Tim Hitsman came to GST Michigan Works! Career Services in August 2017 seeking job search assistance. He was homeless, unemployed and had no formal skill training or career plan. Additionally, Tim has a physical disability that could pose challenges in finding and sustaining employment. Despite his circumstances, Tim was determined to become gainfully employed so […]

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