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Default Michigan Job Search Toolkit

Searching for a job can seem like a daunting task in a good economy, let alone during a recession. But there are jobs all around Michigan, and with a focused job search plan, you can put yourself in the best possible position to land one of them.
And you donít have to figure it all out on your own either. Many resources exist both online and locally to help in your job search.
For example, there is a lot you can do right here and now. Check out these Monster tools and resources that can help guide you through the entire job search process, from identifying opportunities and polishing your resume to acing the interview, negotiating the offer and more:
  • Search for jobs in Michigan
  • Build your resume
  • Get resume advice
  • Sharpen your interviewing s****s
  • Learn to negotiate your salary
  • Explore your career options
  • Manage your unemployment
Monsterís Keep America Working Tour Is on the Road in Michigan

Connecting with employers is an essential part of your job search, and this year, Monsterís Keep America Working Tour brings employers that are hiring to you. This ultimate career fair also presents the tools and expert advice you need for a successful job search. Learn more and register:
  • Detroit: October 14
Michigan One-Stop Career Centers

Michigan has nearly 100 One-Stop Career Centers throughout the state, which offer free resources for job seekers. Check out this sampling of centers or search for a center by county:

Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti
Michigan Works! Washtenaw County Service Center
304 Harriet St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 481-2517

Michigan Works! Cheboygan Service Center
825 S. Huron, Suite 5
Cheboygan, MI 49721
(231) 627-4303

Michigan Works! Macomb Service Center -- Clinton Township
43630 Hayes, Suite 100
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-1501

Michigan Works! Dearborn Access Service Center
6451 Schaefer Road
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 945-8159

Detroit Department of Workforce Development
455 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-9675

Michigan Works! -- Career Alliance
711 N. Saginaw St., Suite 122
Flint, MI 48503
(810) 234-9880

Grand Rapids
Michigan Works! Service Center -- Leonard
1560 Leonard N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 336-4040

Michigan Works! Capital Area Service Center
2110 S. Cedar St.
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 492-5500

Michigan Works! Livonia Service Center
30246 Plymouth Road
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 513-4900

Michigan Works! Joblink Service Center
1847 N. Perry
Pontiac, MI 48340
(248) 276-1777

Additional Resources:
  • Michigan Jobs and Career Portal
  • Michiganís No Worker Left Behind Training Program
  • Michigan Career Education Resources
  • Michigan Unemployment Claims
Michigan Resources for New Graduates and Students

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program for eligible youth between 16 and 24 administered by the US Department of Labor. Check out these centers in Michigan to learn more:

11801 Woodrow Wilson St.
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 852-0300

2400 N. Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48505
(810) 232-9102

Gerald R. Ford
110 Hall St. S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 243-6877

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