Sanilac- Karen Morris was referred to GST Michigan Works! through the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) Program in August of 2019. At that time Karen had been laid off from her job of over 3 years. While working in her previous job Karen learned that she had a passion for the Medical Field.  During […]

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Brent Lawson is an Adult participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works! Service Provider. Brent was referred to the FHEO Program by the Perkins Special Populations Coordinator at Mott Community College. Brent shared that throughout his life he has had numerous jobs, including working as […]

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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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We are pleased to welcome Rafael Turner of Consumers Energy to the GSTMW! WDB. Mr. Turner has replaced Kyle McCree in the community affairs manager role for Genesee and Shiawassee counties.  Mr. Turner brings established relationships and leadership skills to his new role with Consumers Energy. Before joining Consumers Energy, Mr. Turner was a program […]

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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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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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