Resources for Job Seekers:
Capital Area Michigan Works! Online Workshops:
Access various CAMW! workshops in a virtual format for re-employment assistance.
Capital Area Michigan Works! YouTube:
Number of videos with news partners about a variety of employment related topics.
Capital Area Michigan Works! Facebook Page:
Variety of resources, videos, panels and job openings are shared on the CAMW! Facebook page weekly.
Capital Area Michigan Works! Facebook Job Finders Group:
Staff from CAMW! team provide insight into the job search and job openings that are relevant, timely and effective. They help navigate to next step, whatever that may be — from resume writing and preparing for an interview, to changing career paths and using social media sites in a job search.
Capital Area Michigan Works! Job Search Packet:
Variety of tools and websites available for job search purposes.
Capital Area Michigan Works! Resume Packet:
A resume is a summary of background, skills and qualifications, which is sent to employers for review. Consider it your personal marketing brochure with the goal of gaining the employer's attention and to giving them the information they need to bring you to the next step in the hiring process, an interview. See examples from several industries presented in chronological functional and combination resumes.
Capital Area Michigan Works! Interview Techniques:
Preparation is an important part of the interview process. The time you spend preparing prior to the interview will be time well spent in your job search process. The following are some tips on what you can do to prepare yourself before, during and after a job interview.
Capital Area Michigan Works! Sample Letters:
While your resume is a summary of your credentials, letters can be an effective marketing tool and neccesary tools in your job search. Here is a step-by-step explanation and examples of how-to-write a cover letter, thank you letter, follow up letter and acceptance letter.
Pure Michigan Talent Connect:
State of Michigan's official job board. Individuals can create a profile and search for jobs here, as well as apply in some instances. Learn more about Pure Michigan Talent Connect here.
O*Net Interest Profiler:
Short assessment to look at variety of interests and how the skills align with various careers. This is the assessment CAMW! utilizes for all of our programs as a required assessment tool and is also utilized across the statewide Michigan Works! system.
Create a professional profile to connect with potential employers, join groups, and engage in a variety of topic-based conversations and activities.
Job posting and search site.