Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:21pm by Stewart
Check out the free web marketing tools and strategies for small businesses on Webopedia. Get tips for email, social media, search engine optimization, blogging, and mobile marketing. Webopedia is brought to you by The IT Business Edge Network, an Internet and Technology news and information network.
Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:35pm by monkk
Are you currently looking for a job, or know someone who is? Check out this new State of Michigan website called Pure Michigan Talent Connect developed to connect job seekers with employers at www.mitalent.org. You can search for jobs, post your resume, and learn about upcoming career events and job fairs. Find out which careers you're most suited for and calculate investments that will be made on your career path. Good luck in your search!
Wed, 12/21/2011 - 1:39pm by Stewart
Pure Michigan Talent Connect provides a way for job seekers, employers, career explorers, entrepreneurs, and veterans to connect.
- Discover which industries need your skills with the Career Matchmaker.
- Calculate if a career change is worth the investment with the Career Investment Calculator.
- Find a job with the Job Portal.
- Post a job.
Some of the businesses that have pledged to participate in the Pure Michigan Talent Connect program are: Busch's Fresh Food Market, The Solar Specialist - Mechanical Energy Systems, Mid-America Machining, Merrill Technology Group, Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, and more.
You may also find a link to Pure Michigan Talent Connect in the Michigan Electronic Library Business and Jobs Gateway.
Mon, 12/19/2011 - 7:34pm by Stewart
Looking for Job Search websites? Check out the Small Business & Job Search Toolkit @ AADL.
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 6:07pm by monkk
If you have a business or are a non-profit organization - you definitely have to have a website. But how should you begin? And how do you develop a solid web presence that will draw people to your site? Join us on Tuesday December 6, 2011: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room for this informative workshop as a small business counselor from SCORE discusses who needs a website, why, and how to develop a web presence.
Tue, 11/29/2011 - 1:02pm by Stewart
On Thursday, December 1st, at 10 a.m., Governor Rick Snyder will talk at the Delta College University Center about his plan to re-align the skills of Michigan's Workforce with the needs of Michigan Employers. After the event, you may be able to find the transcript here.
Tue, 11/22/2011 - 12:08pm by Stewart
The Michigan College Access Portal (MichiganCAP for short) is brought to you by ConnectEdu, Inc, a company providing web-based solutions for education and employment transitions. MichiganCAP guides high school students and their families through the transition to college as well as serving adult learners and job seekers. This easy-to-use web tool will help folks create a resume, compare colleges, calculate college costs, track test scores, track references, connect with others, and more. Register now and/or sign up for email updates.
Check out other resources for job seekers in Michigan:
MEDC Job Portal, brought to you by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
Michigan Talent Bank, brought to you by the Michigan Works Association
Don't forget about the resources available @ AADL.org:
Small Business & Job Search Toolkit
Employment & Job Sites
LearningExpress Library Job & Career Accelerator
Wed, 11/02/2011 - 2:18pm by monkk
Do you plan on starting a business but don't know where to begin? Come to Fundamentals of Starting a Small Business on Monday, November 7 from 6pm to 8pm at the downtown library branch. This workshop puts the issues on the table so you're informed as you move forward armed with the info you need to start building a successful business strategy. Experts from the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center will cover all aspects of business start-up.
Thu, 10/13/2011 - 4:46pm by monkk
Getting frustrated in your job search? Many job seekers rely exclusively on techniques less likely to generate positive results. If most of your job search efforts revolve around internet job boards, this is a topic you'll want to experience. Learn simple and effective techniques to identify and chase potential employment opportunities not found on internet job boards or in classified advertisements. Attend the Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market workshop at St. Francis of Assisi, Ann Arbor, Parish Activities Center on Monday, October 17th. at 7:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. This event is free but registration through the St. Francis of Assisi website is required.
Wed, 08/31/2011 - 4:10pm by monkk
Join us on Tuesday September 6 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Malletts Creek Branch to learn how to apply for federal jobs. Carl G. Wells, Veterans Employment Coordinator at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, will conduct this session, geared to anyone interested in applying for a job with the federal government. Many individuals are afraid to apply for a federal job because the application process seems so daunting. Join Carl as he demystifies the application process. Handouts for this event include a listing of web sites for federal employment.