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Michigan sites can help you launch a career search

Searching for a home where you can start or relaunch a career can seem like a daunting task. However, the state of Michigan has a wealth of resources at your fingertips to help you step off on a good foot. Whether you’re beginning a job search or simply looking for career information, the sites below compiled by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget serve as great guideposts on your journey.

MICHIGANWORKS.ORG:The Michigan Works! system is the first unified workforce development system in the United States and an integral partner in developing Michigan’s economic future. The system is demand-driven, locally responsive and ready to meet the needs of each community.

MITALENT.ORG:Pure Michigan Talent Connect is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is an online marketplace offered by the Michigan Talent Investment Agency. It connects Michigan’s job seekers and employers, and it serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state’s labor exchange system and provides access to thousands of jobs, as well as valuable tools and resources to help with your career-exploration and job-searching needs.

PATHFINDER.MITALENT.ORG:The Michigan Talent Investment Agency launched Pathfinder a one-of-a-kind career exploration tool that’s designed to increase the number of Michigan residents with high-quality, in-demand degrees and credentials. Pathfinder provides current Michigan labor market information to students, their parents, guidance staff and all job seekers to help them make informed choices about education and career options, as well as guides the creation of educational development plans.

MICHIGAN.GOV/LMI:The Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives is the official source for high-quality demographic and labor market information for the state of Michigan and its regions. It provides partners and customers, including job seekers, with accurate, objective, reliable, timely, accessible, and transparent information and insights.

MICHIGAN.GOV/TED:The Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan and its subsidiary agencies work to provide the connections, expertise and innovative solutions to drive continued business growth, build vibrant communities, create affordable housing, generate tourism, and attract and retain key talent to fill Michigan’s vast pipeline of opportunities.

MICHIGAN.GOV/TIA:Businesses need a talented workforce. Workers need the right skills to compete for available jobs. The Talent Investment Agency was created to bridge the gap between talent and employers. This is accomplished through programs focused on job preparedness, career-based education, worker training, employment assistance and unemployment programs.

 

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