TayShawn Johnson is enrolled as a participant with the GST Michigan Works! WIOA Out of School Youth Program. He entered the program as a recent high school graduate, but with limited employability skills. TayShawn had worked numerous “dead end” jobs and he realized he wanted more for his life. He developed a career plan with the assistance […]

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 Losing his job was not an option he wanted to consider.  But it was happening, again.  Fifty-nine-year-old Risto Nicevski was being “let go”, from his job, next week. But this time he had an opportunity to prepare.  So, he did. Risto committed himself to exploring the resources available with GST Michigan Works!  He said, “I […]

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Matt McNamara has been a returning participant of the Shiawassee Michigan Works! One-stop since 2001. He was registered in the WIA Adult programs in 2001, 2003, 2008, and 2009. He utilized Employment Services in 2008, 2009, 2016, 2017, and 2018. When Matt first came to the Shiawassee Service Center in 2001, he was job searching […]

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Wesley Ulmer visited Career Services seeking approval for a CDL training scholarship. He had over 10 years of employment experience in various industries but desired a CDL-A endorsement for career advancement with a trucking company. With the guidance of his Career Coach, Kim Streeter, Wesley received the necessary pre-employment services and assistance, including resume updating […]

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The WIOA program held its Spring Training at the Shiawassee RESD on March 20th. Arla Louks from Fifth Third Bank shared valuable financial information with the students and covered topics related to banking, loans, interest, and saving for the future. She stressed the importance of setting financial goals and answered the students individual questions. Next, Daniel […]

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Rheanna Zsigo, a senior at Corunna High School, recently received the Michigan Occupational Special Populations Association (MOSPA) 2019 Outstanding State Student Award. She was recognized at the MOSPA State Conference held at the Boyne Mountain Resort. Rheanna’s many accomplishments this year included excelling in her WIOA work experience at Memorial Healthcare in the Public Safety […]

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Experiencing A Day In Pharmacy- On March 29th, 2019 the Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program visited Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy with 13 Youth participants to learn about in-demand career opportunities within the company. Participants toured the facility and experienced the daily operations of the company. Students were led to a call center where staff members […]

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Genesee County – 22-year old Nathan Badder was released from incarceration and immediately began seeking resources that could help him overcome his barriers in the workforce. GST Michigan Works! Career Services and the Offender Success program teamed up to fortify the bridge that would eventually lead to Mr. Badder’s successful employment. He took advantage of […]

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Passion Tyler-Williams is a participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works! Service Provider. Ms. Tyler-Williams had previously worked in cosmetology and gained interest in healthcare because she enjoys working with others. After attending an Information Session, Ms. Tyler-Williams decided that she would pursue the Certified Nurse Assistant […]

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