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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Tuscola Country – TI Automotive, located in Caro was among the 31 Thumb Area employers who attended the Thumb Area job fair on May 1st, 2019 at the Tuscola Technology Center (TTC). As of May 2, 2019, TI Automotive has hired at least one new employee, Crystal Dutcher, to start employment Monday, May 6, 2019, […]

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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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Tuscola County – MediLodge of Cass City, provider of long-term skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation solutions recently hired three individuals eligible for On-The-Job Training. All three were hired as nursing assistants/hospitality aides and quickly moved into CNA training once interest and appropriate qualifying factors were determined and met. MediLodge went a step further, inviting Dorsey […]

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Sanilac County – Riley Good is an 18-year-old who graduated from Sandusky High School in 2017 and was working part-time on a dairy farm milking cows.  He attended MSU in the Electrical Technology Certificate Program.  After learning he was not able to get any Federal Financial Aid or Pell Grants, Riley came to GST Michigan […]

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