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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Businesses across the state of Michigan are gearing up for a post-Covid-19 period, thirty-seven area businesses are awarded $1,789,446.00 via the Going PRO Talent Fund. FLINT, MI. (01/20/2021) – 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 […]

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Kashonda’s success is one to be celebrated and admired. With the help of JMG, Kashonda envisioned a different pathway which included overcoming significant barriers and believing in her ability to prosper. As a young mother, Kashonda has found her way in education, employment, and in life. She graduated from Mott Workforce Development with her GED, […]

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Genesee County – August of 2019, Jeree Brown entered GST Michigan Works! looking for assistance with training funds, and she was ultimately referred to the PATH program. Already aware of her desired career pathway, Jeree met with her Career Coach. In the initial sessions, Jeree worked with her Coach to identify specific barriers holding her […]

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Lapeer County – Koyona Poplar started working as a caregiver and later as a Nurse Assistant as one of her first jobs. After seeing the opportunities in healthcare and enjoying helping others in need, she decided to go back to school. It was not easy as she could not afford to not work, and the […]

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Sanilac County – Alex Vernarsky had an interest in the electrical trades, and was ready to begin the Step Into Work training program. Advanced Auto Trends in Snover decided to give Alex the opportunity to train with their machine maintenance/repair and machine building department. Alex is doing extremely well, has moved into an extended Step […]

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Lapeer County – Grabill Window, located in Almont, purchased Solid Edge software back in December of 2019 with the hopes of utilizing it with self-taught efforts. It was discovered that additional training was necessary to produce designs that would create efficiencies and improve accuracies to remain competitive in this unique business climate. By utilizing Incumbent […]

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After 8 years working for a Union assembly position, Christopher was laid off. Due to losing his job he became eligible for UIA benefits. Shortly after his lay off he received a letter from the UIA asking him to schedule a Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) by a given date. If he did not […]

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GST MI Works! is helping the community get back to work, creatively connecting employers with job seekers More than three-hundred jobs are available; a virtual job fair is happening today from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. servicing, Genesee, Shiawassee, and the Thumb. FLINT, MI. (11/10/2020) – Today, November 10, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 […]

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