Genesee County – Vicinia Gardens is a Senior Living Community located in Fenton with four facilities and a massive 3 story facility nearing completion. Vicinia Gardens is a growing organization.  Their approach to exceptional care and placement has resulted in rapid growth and an immense need for both new employees and upskilled current staff. With an eye […]

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Josh’s Frogs is a business that sells exotic amphibians, reptiles, live feed, plants, and equipment for terrariums.  All of this is done completely online, there is no storefront.  Over the past year, the company has experienced fantastic growth and is now at over 100 employees.  The fact that people are staying home due to the […]

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Aleah Smith is an Out of School Youth Participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works! Service Provider. Before joining the FHEO Program, Aleah was working in retail when she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare because she enjoys helping others. Once […]

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Sanilac County – The Great Lakes Advanced Manufacturing Collaboration was implemented by the Croswell/Lexington school district as another avenue for students to gain in-demand skills, and achieve high-paying careers. This concept was conceived as a pilot project at the Madison Heights school district by their High School Principal Dan Gilbertson, who is now the Superintendent […]

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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 was intended to increase the number of working-age adults with a skill certificate or college degree to 60 percent by 2030. […]

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Lora has been working at North Gate since early 2016. With the help of her Dream Coach Aaron (SIPI), Lora was approved assistance with the BRN wrap around program and MICA 2.0 grant. Lora paid 5% of the vehicle purchase price and GST Michigan Works! was able to pay the remaining sale price. GST Michigan […]

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Transportation is one of the top barriers to obtaining and retaining employment. With the support of the network, Kevin and Lora are back on the road, helping to secure their employment for years to come! Kevin has been employed at North Gate since the beginning of 2018. Due to the changes in his work hours, […]

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Due to a job loss Michael found himself struggling. While searching for his next career move, Michael learned of an opportunity with Jupiter Manufacturing in Harbor Beach. Jupiter Manufacturing is a full line CNC, milling, turning, production, protype, fabrication, die building facility. While Michael had some previous CNC experience, it was not to the extent […]

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