On November 2, 2018, the   Out of School Youth program participants from GST Michigan Works! learned the qualifications and necessary training to become a CNC operator/machinist when they participated in a Talent Tour at Ultra-Dex, USA, a tooling manufacturing company located in Flushing, MI. Students on the Talent Tour were able to observe a […]

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Enocencia Garza is an Adult participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works Service Provider. Ms. Garza first learned about tuition assistance from the FHEO Program after meeting with one of the Program’s community partners, Charter Healthcare Training Center. After finding herself unemployed for the first […]

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Bria Rencher is a Youth participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works Service Provider. Ms. Rencher had recently moved from Georgia to Michigan after graduating from High School and was looking to begin her career in healthcare. She attended an Information Session after learning about […]

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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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