State Rep. Bronna Kahle today said now that federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits have ended, it’s a good time to explore some of the state resources available to those looking for a new job.
“The people of Lenawee County are hard workers, and Michigan businesses are desperate for quality employees,” Rep. Kahle said. “Now is a great time to take advantage of free state resources designed to connect people with career opportunities that are right for them.”
- Pure Michigan Talent Connect at MITalent.org is a free job search resource that lists more than 90,000 jobs currently available in Michigan.
- The Michigan Return to Work Playbook is an online portal that features job readiness and industry/job specific resources as well as resources to support specific individuals (such as veterans or individuals with disabilities).
- Career exploration, resume assistance, interview skills, classroom and on-the-job-training, virtual and in-person job fairs and more are provided through our local Michigan Works! Southeast service center located in the Lenawee County Human Services Building. Call 800-285-WORKS or visit michiganworks.org.
Rep. Kahle also encourages residents to contact her office if she can be of assistance in any way by dialing 517-373-1706 or emailing BronnaKahle@House.MI.gov.
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