After the interview, take a few moments to assess your performance.  This will not only help you to put everything in perspective, it will also serve as a learning situation for future interviews. A. Evaluating your interviewing skills Did I do enough research for this position? Was I dressed appropriately? Should I have brought additional […]

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As the job market becomes more competitive, more and more job candidates are beginning to use portfolios to demonstrate what distinguishes them from other candidates. A portfolio is a selective collection of materials that provide evidence of a job candidate’s potential by demonstrating skills, abilities, experience, personal qualities, knowledge, accomplishments, and creativity.  It allows you […]

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1. Be on time, whether it is showing up for work, returning from breaks, going to meetings, or turning in assignments. 2. Call in if you know you will be tardy or absent.  Most companies treat absences or tardiness without much notice much more seriously than simple absence or tardiness. 3. Try your best; always […]

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  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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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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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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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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