When employers are asked about their number one concern, they often talk about finding skilled, work-ready talent and Michigan Works! has a solution available to help them do just that with one of many Main Street Hiring events.

The second major hiring event of the summer will take place on Wednesday, August 3 from 11:00 am -3:00 pm at the Michigan Works! Training Center, located at 499 West Main Street in Benton Harbor.

“Our June hiring event was a success bringing together 26 employers and over 140 job seekers. We’re excited to bring another hiring event to southwest Michigan that will feature local employers from various sizes and industries,” said Mark O’Reilly, Director of Business Solutions at Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren.

Individuals who would like to participate should arrive interview ready with an updated resume. Individuals are encouraged to pre-register their attendance here.  Masks are not required, however, they will be provided.

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“We would also like to encourage individuals who would like to attend this hiring event, to stop in one of our Michigan Works! service centers in the days or weeks prior to the event to polish their resume, write a cover letter, and even sit through some mock interviews to brush up on their skills. Our team is ready to help you prepare for your next step,” O’Reilly added.

Employers looking to have a table at the hiring event at no cost should contact Michael Mompremier at mompremierm@miworks.org. Capacity is limited. For more information or general questions, visit www.miworks.org/events.

Michigan Works! of Berrien, Cass, Van specializes in educating, training, and employing individuals of all ages. We work with local businesses to find out what keeps them up at night and help them tackle the most pressing challenges they may face, including attracting and retaining talent. For more information, visit www.miworks.org.