Getting a great job is challenging enough when you’re gainfully employed, but it can be even more difficult if you’re currently out of work.  However, if you have been contacted for an interview, it’s clear that the hiring manager sees your potential. Learn how to shine in your interview by being prepared to discuss why […]

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While networking is the job search approach with the highest rate of success, the method that ranks second to networking is direct employer contact.  When you consider that 80% of the job market is not advertised, this approach will assist you in uncovering those available positions. The process consists of five steps: First, compile a […]

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GST MICHIGAN WORKS! IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE HURON, INC. WAS AWARDED $47,000 THROUGH THE SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND (STTF) Huron Inc. has been a valued member of the Lexington community since 1943, producing complex tubular assemblies and precision machined products for the automotive industry. It is a great place to work with many employees reaching […]

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GST MICHIGAN WORKS! IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE HAMADY BROTHER’S GROCERY STORE WAS AWARDED $51,000 THROUGH THE SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND (STTF) TO HELP FILL 61 POSITIONS AT THEIR NEW STORE GST Michigan Works! is pleased to announce that they were able to assist Hamady Brother’s Grocery Store in the opening of a new Hamady Complete […]

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If you don’t know what you’re worth, you won’t know if a prospective employer is presenting you with an offer of fair salary or wages.  Job titles are not universal.  Many employers have different names for the exact same positions.  Conduct research to find positions similar to what you’re looking for so you can perform […]

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Congratulations!  You have reached the point in your job search process in which you have received an offer, perhaps even several.  It is important to remember that the job search is not yet over.  To see this process to completion, it is recommended that you correspond with every employer who has made you an offer […]

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Even though the hiring manager seemed to like you, and you thought the job was yours, you received a letter or phone call indicating that you were not chosen for the position.  Numerous things beyond your control can affect why you were not hired;  maybe the employer decided to hire from within the company, or […]

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There are 2 basic types of employment applications…paper applications which are completed by hand, and online applications which are completed by computer or other technology.  Since employers use job applications to screen out applicants, and applicants want to be screened in for an interview, it is critical that the applicant provide information clearly and accurately […]

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