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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Free Career Training For Adults Working on GED or Diploma.   CYBER SECURITY Tuesday 3-7 pm Cisco Networking Academy’s Cyber Ops Associate course focused on skills needed to monitor, detect, analyze, and respond to Cybersecurity threats. This course runs for 36 weeks, for a total of 144 hours of training.           […]

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Miamor Harris 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. Miamor learned about the FHEO Program from Morr Workforce Development, after inquiring about Medical Assistant training. Miamor shared that she has always enjoyed studying health sciences and had […]

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Advanced Auto Trends, a small family-owned plastic injection molder with plants in Snover and Oxford, has been consistently enhancing their technology and skillset to become one of the most advanced plastic injection molders within the State of Michigan. Their contracts are expanding into large highly complex parts, which require absolutely zero defects. This in turn […]

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span data-preserver-spaces=”true”>We had the opportunity to sit down with Scott Jedele, the administration manager with apprenticeship expansion of the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. Scott explained what LEO does, what registered apprenticeships are, and how they fit within LEO. He also explained how LEO is involved in the process and the value registered apprenticeships […]

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We recently sat down with Shawn O’Neil, Director of Training for the Painters and Allied Trades Union. Shawn explained what the Painters and Allied Trades Union does, how they find work, the typical working conditions of the job, and the occupations that are offered in the union. The Painters and Allied Trades Union negotiate the […]

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We had the opportunity to speak with Rick Mason, Training Director with Flint and Saginaw Electrical JATC. Rick discusses with the JATC does, as well as an electrician’s role, working conditions, occupations offered, and the application process.  Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee is an on-going program sponsored by both the international brotherhood of electrical workers and […]

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