Accepting a Job Offer? Part 3 – Acceptance Letter

If you indicated in your verbal acceptance that you would follow-up with a written acceptance letter, be sure to do so. Acceptance Letter:  In your acceptance letter, thank the hiring manager for the offer to work with the company.  Indicate that you are happy to accept the terms of employment and salary/wage stated in the […]

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10 Top Reasons Candidates Don’t Get the Jobs They Want

The importance of asking the right questions to your interviewer during the various stages of the interview process should not be underestimated.  The questions you ask in an interview showcase a lot about how you think as a candidate, but more importantly, as an employee.  They reveal what your priorities are, what you’re looking for […]

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2018 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) Awards

  GST MICHIGAN WORKS! IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE 33 BUSINESSES AWARDED $719,000 THROUGH MICHIGAN’S SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND   GST Michigan Works! is pleased to announce that thirty-three (33) employers located across Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Shiawassee, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties have been awarded grants totaling $719,283.60 through the Michigan Talent Investment Agency (TIA) Skilled Trades […]

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10 Qualities of a Good Employee

Every employer is looking for hardworking employees that they can count on to be long-term members of their team.  If you are trying to prove yourself as a valued employee, remember that there are some basic characteristics you can display to impress your supervisor and increase your job security. 1. Have good attendance.  Be punctual […]

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10 Possible Reasons You Were Not Selected for an Interview

If you were unable to land an interview, here are some factors to explore: 1. Were you qualified for the job?  How closely does your background match the  qualifications for the job? 2. Was your application complete?   Did you provide all the information required on the job application?  3. Did you make a mistake […]

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Ruth Mott Foundation Awards GST Michigan Works! $54,000

Press Release – For Immediate Release Ruth Mott Foundation Awards GST Michigan Works! $54,000   Continuing the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program in Flint Flint –  GST Michigan Works! has been awarded $54,000 for a second consecutive of the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates program.  Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates is a program of Youth Solutions, Inc. […]

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2018 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF)

Michigan’s Skilled Trades Training Funds (STTF) provides competitive awards to employers for training leading to increased employee productivity and increased competitiveness of Michigan businesses.  The grant process is competitive and funds are allocated quickly, so a complete and accurate application is critical.  GST Michigan Works! is offering four STTF Information Sessions across the region! For […]

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Making an IMPACT

Michigan Works! honors Anthony Jones, Michigan Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Training Center & UA Local 370 at this years Impact Awards! Read Anthony’s story to learn about how GST Michigan Works! & Partners are making an impact locally. […]

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$1,075,046 Awarded to Employers in GST Michigan Works! Service Area

12/09/16 UPDATE: FY 2017 Skilled Trades Training Fund Awards The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) 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 STTF ensures Michigan’s employers have the talent they need to compete and grow, and individuals have the […]

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We’re Thankful For Our Customers!

It’s the time of year when family and friends come together.  At GST Michigan Works! we’re so thankful for our customers and agency partners. Our mission is simple:  Advancing Employers & Enhance Talent in our little corner of Michigan.  This month we’ve been very fortunate to have a few of our valued customers write letters […]

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