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Upcoming Career and Job Fairs In Kalamazoo
Upcoming Career and Job Fairs In Kalamazoo

Information provided by Michigan Works!

Job seekers: Are you ready for the upcoming career/job fairs?

Michigan WORKS! offers assistance

Job seekers: Are you ready for the upcoming job fairs scheduled for the Kalamazoo region? They include March 20 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, April 11 at Glen Oaks Community College, one for Veterans also on April 11 at the Augusta National Guard Armory, the Battle Creek Regional Job Fair on April 12 at McCamley Place in Battle Creek, and a job fair just for high school junior and seniors on April 18 at WMU. In addition, Michigan WORKS! offers many mini job fairs at their Service Centers where individual employers are featured as the Employer of the Day.

To help job seekers prepare for these career/job fair events and the daily search for employment, Michigan WORKS! offers job preparation workshops at the Michigan WORKS! Service Centers located in Kalamazoo and Three Rivers. These workshops are offered at no charge. Workshops range from one to three hours in length and are scheduled at various days and times throughout the month; some are offered more than once. Class size is limited; therefore, reservations are required and can be made by calling 269-383-2536 in Kalamazoo and 269-273-2717 in Three Rivers. Job seekers are encouraged to sign up early to guarantee a seat! Walk-ins are welcome if there is available space.

Additional workshop topics include: Resumes, Cover Letters and References; Computer Basics; Interviewing Tips; Effective Resumes; Cover and Follow-up Letters; Job Corp Orientation; WorkKeys Testing; Employability Skills; Affordable Housing Options; Michigan WORKS! Orientation; and Repair Your Credit/Organize Your Life. For more information regarding the career/job fairs, a complete description of each of the workshops, and the schedule of dates and times please visit the events/calendar page at www.michiganworkskalamazoo.org

Michigan WORKS! is a customer focused statewide workforce development system that prepares individuals for work. Assistance is available to employers and job seekers to ensure that employers are provided with a supply of skilled workers and individuals are provided with an opportunity to advance knowledge and skills to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Michigan WORKS! receives funding from federal and state governments through Michigan’s Workforce Development Agency.

For more information, please visit the Michigan WORKS! Service Center in Kalamazoo at 1601 S. Burdick Street, in Three Rivers at 16587 Enterprise Drive or online at www.michiganworkskalamazoo.org To find other Michigan WORKS! locations in Michigan visit www.michiganworks.org