State Resources

  • Business Solutions Professional Network

    A professional network representing workforce development, economic development, education, and community development professionals who are trained and certified in leveraging state and local resources to provide solutions to meet business demand centered around talent,business growth and decline, infrastructure, and other challenges preventing the business from competing globally.

  • Going PRO Talent Fund

    Have you heard? The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) is getting a name change.  Through Public Act 260, signed by Governor Snyder on June 27, 2018, STTF was codified to become the Going PRO Talent Fund (the Talent Fund).  Even with a new identity, the Going PRO Talent Fund remains one of the most powerful tools in Michigan’s toolkit to address in-demand skill growth and employer talent needs.  Talent Fund awards made through the local Michigan Works! agencies assist Michigan businesses to train, develop and retain current and newly hired employees.

  • Labor Market Information (LMI)

    This is your one-stop source for reliable information on recent employment trends, wages, detailed industries, and jobs in demand. It also is a great source of economic information on Michigan regions and counties.

  • Michigan Industry Cluster Workforce Reports

    These industry cluster briefings analyze several labor market measures including employment concentration, trends, and forecasts; key occupations; education program completers; real-time job ads; and workforce demographics.

  • Michigan Training Connect (MiTC)

    State of Michigan's official eligible training provider list.

  • Michigan Works Association

    Oversee a statewide network of over 100 Service Centers where employers connect with skilled job seekers.

  • Pure Michigan Talent Connect

    Your launch pad for new jobs, careers, and talent.

  • Regional Prosperity Initiative

    The Regional Prosperity Initiative is a voluntary competitive grant process that is included in the Governor’s FY 2014 Executive Budget Recommendation to encourage local private, public and non-profit partners to create vibrant regional economies. The legislature approved the recommended process and the Regional Prosperity Initiative was signed into law as a part of the FY 2014 budget (59 PA 2013).

National Resources

  • Career Pathways

    The Career Pathways Community of Practice helps workforce development leaders, practitioners, and policymakers expand state and local career pathways efforts currently underway or being planned. This CoP will enhance your knowledge, skills, and expertise in building effective career pathways systems.

  • United States Department of Labor - Employment & Training Administration

    The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems.