Pure Michigan DREAMJOB – Registration Deadline – Friday, April 30
Job Seekers: Register by April 30 to attend Pure Michigan DREAMJOB on June 13 for a chance to meet Michigan employers with job openings. This is the state’s largest ever matchmaking summit and more than 100 Michigan companies are seeking to fill more than 800 positions.
“Talent is one of Michigan’s most valuable advantages for growing businesses and Pure Michigan DREAMJOB will bring together both companies and jobseekers to build their futures here,” said Governor Rick Snyder. “It will be the knowledge, skills and hard work of our workforce that separate Michigan from others in a competitive global marketplace. This is a showcase opportunity for all that makes Michigan a great place to live, work, build a business and enjoy our unique quality of life.”
Keep informed of job and career fair events throughout the state of Michigan by visiting the Job & Career Fair Calendar on mitalent.org
The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has instituted a telephone number for UCX customers (Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service members) to call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with inquiries regarding their military unemployment claim. Customers will be able to leave a voice message regarding their UCX claim at (855) 707-8387 and UIA Staff will return the call within 48 hours.
Are you interested to know if your military experience can be converted into college credits? The American Council on Education (ACE’s) Military Evaluations program is holding two webinars concerning military evaluations and attendant credits. The program has reviewed and made college credit recommendations for military courses for years. Many higher education institutions recognize these recommendations as part of their procedures for deciding about granting credit for military experience. Register for these free webinars online.
Wounded Veteran Internship Program – Wounded veterans who cannot return to their previous civilian jobs after serving in combat can find opportunities with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). This program is being implemented to meet the employment needs of returning wounded veterans of the armed forces as they transition into the civilian workforce. For more information, contact Bradley Kubat by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (517) 290-9395