Michigan Works! & Glen Oaks’ Career Links


Michigan Works! Southwest

Michigan Works! Staff has office hours at Glen Oaks Community College to offer Career Services. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Employability Skills Enhancement Workshops – Workshops are available to help individuals in their job search. Workshops cover a variety of topics such as interviewing, resume writing, computer basics, utilizing technology, networking and “soft skill” development.

Click the following link to view workshop calendar:

Career Development Training – Discuss potential career development training opportunities with Michigan Works! Staff.

Pure Michigan Talent Connect – Link to hundreds of local and statewide Michigan employers through top of the line labor market exchange system. Post resumes and directly connect to opportunities that align with your kills, talents, and passions.


Additional Services

Are you a military veteran? Please ask our staff about services available for you. Michigan Works! thanks you for your service. Click on the following link to learn more:

Are you between the ages of 14 and 24 and in need of employment or educational services? Please ask the Michigan Works! staff for information on Youth Services. Click on the following link to learn more:

Adult and Dislocated Workers: Provides services for low income and individuals impacted by displacement. For more information please give us a call at (269) 273-7057 – St. Joseph County


Helpful Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook
A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The site includes detailed information for thousands of occupations.

Inside Career Info
Hundreds of people offer candid reviews of their careers along with helpful tips and insights.

The Onet Online
Onet Online contains detailed descriptions for thousands of occupations.

My Plan
MyPlan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers.

The Riley Guide
A directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. Primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage.

Find occupational requirements, wage and employment trends, state-by-state labor market conditions, thousands of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.

Employment Projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Office of Employment Projections develops information about the national labor market for 10 years into the future: labor force trends by sex, race, and age; employment trends by industry and occupation; and their implications on employment opportunities for specific groups, such as youth, the disadvantaged, and college graduates.

Land That Job! Resumes & Cover Letters
Affordable, easy-to-use Microsoft Word templates that will help users create effective attention- getting resumes

What can I do with this major website
Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

As the world’s #1 job site, Indeed helps millions of job seekers and employers find the right fit.

Glassdoor Access
Glassdoor is your free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.