Put yourself in the driver’s seat of your next career move
BIG RAPIDS – Do you need assistance building your resume or searching for work, but don’t feel comfortable seeking assistance during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic?
Michigan Works! West Central has a solution to meet your needs and keep you safe.
All Michigan Works! West Central service centers are now offering safe and sanitized curbside services to help you reassess your career goals, as well as help you navigate the variety of programs and services they offer. The new “Michigan Works! on Your Side, ... Curbside” program allows their knowledgeable staff to help you determine which program or service fits your situation, all from the comfort and safety of your car.
“Although COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out in great numbers, we still need to take precautions to make sure our clients are safe and feel safe when seeking our services,” said Shelly Keene, executive director of Michigan Works! West Central. “The safety of our clients and staff is paramount. This new service allows our clients to take steps to make their next career move in a safe and sanitized environment.”
Depending on your needs, Michigan Works! West Central can offer contactless assistance and information regarding its programs with pre-made information bags. They can also provide sanitized use of a tablet device while working with a Talent Specialist to suit your individual career needs, including building your resume, searching through open job listings and more.
Curbside appointments are available from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at all Michigan Works! West Central service centers, which are located in Baldwin, Big Rapids, Ludington, Newaygo, Reed City and Shelby. For more information about the “Michigan Works! on Your Side, … Curbside” program and to schedule your appointment, visit www.michworkswc.org/curbside.
Michigan Works! West Central also has upgraded Wi-Fi accessibility in all of its service center parking lots. Clients are free to park their car in the lot to use their reliable internet service to advance their career.
“Job seekers and those who are employed are able to use our reliable internet to search through job listings, send work emails, take part in a video conference and more from the safety and security of their car,” said Jonathan Eppley, communication and marketing manager for Michigan Works! West Central. “Until life returns to normal, our team is continuously thinking of creative ways to serve both employers and job seekers. Those who may not have reliable internet service at home, are welcome to use ours to make their next career move.”
Put yourself in the driver's seat of your next career move! Contact Michigan Works! West Central today to schedule your appointment with their “Michigan Works! on Your Side, ... Curbside” service! You Drive Up, West Central Delivers!