has Workforce Service Centers with free services to help you find the job you're looking for. We serve five counties from Service Centers in these locations:
        [Baldwin Workforce Service Center]
        [Big Rapids Workforce Service Center]
        [Fremont Workforce Service Center]
        [Ludington Workforce Service Center]
        [Big Rapids Workforce Service Center]
Our Workforce Service Centers are where job seekers come to find work and employers come to find workers. We are a partnership of several non-profit, governmental and educational agencies, so in our offices you have access to many publicly-funded programs. Click on the city name for the office nearest you.



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CONGRATS! to Ferris State University on being ranked 13th among the top regional public universities in the Midwest in U.S. News and World Reports "Best Colleges 2015" rankings.

HOT! Computerized GED testing now available at our Big Rapids Michigan Works! Service Center! Call 231.660.0266 for more information!

NEW! Career Outlook 2020 brochures on jobs that are in demand in our West Central region and other areas of Michigan! Read more here.

Did you know Mecosta County is a "Connected Certified Community?" Mecosta County received formal recognition of community success in supporting and enabling broadband expansion! Surrounding counties are working on the same designation-stay tuned!

Do you have Workplace Skills for the 21st Century? Do you need to brush up your MS Office/workplace skills? Check out these FREE tutorials from the Michigan eLibrary here.

EMPLOYERS! Check out the Dec. 5, 2014, edition of the Pure Michigan "Talent Connect" employer newsletter that discusses information valuable to all employers in Michigan! Read it here.

JOB SEEKERS! Check out the Dec. 15, 2014, edition of the Pure Michigan "Job Connect" employment newsletter that discusses career and job information for all job seekers in Michigan! Read it here.

VETERANS! Check out the Oct. 24, 2014, edition of the Pure Michigan "Veteran Connect" employment newsletter that discusses career and job information for veterans! Read it here.

JobScout is an online learning platform that will teach you the basic internet skills to find a job. - learn more here.

Michigan's HOT 50 Job Outlook Through 2018 - see it here.

CALL 2-1-1 is now available in all five Michigan Works! West Central counties! Learn more here.

Michigan Works! West Central Census Data - read more here.

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For more information about Michigan Works! West Central please contact Connie Shoemaker at 231.796.4891 or cshoemaker@michworkswc.org.