Trainings & Workshops
Pure Michigan Talent Connect Training Webinars
The Pure Michigan Talent Connect team is holding multiple webinars this Winter 2015 to show users how to get the most out of MiTalent.org. Join the team to learn about all of the resources available to you on the system, as well as how to get the most benefit out of the tools you're already using.
Job Seeker Training Session Outline:
How to create an effective user profile
Performing effective job searches
Setting up email notifications
Editing your profile
Training sessions will be offered on the following dates. To sign up for any of these sessions, click here.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 (9:00 a.m. Employer; 10:00 a.m. Jobseeker)
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (1:00 p.m. Employer; 2:00 p.m. Jobseeker)
Thursday, February 5, 2015 (9:00 a.m. Employer; 10:00 a.m. Jobseeker)
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 (1:00 p.m. Employer; 2:00 p.m. Jobseeker)
Monday, March 2, 2015 (9:00 a.m. Employer; 10:00 a.m. Jobseeker)
Thursday, March 19, 2015 (1:00 p.m. Employer; 2:00 p.m. Jobseeker)
If you have any questions, please contact TalentAssist@michigan.org.
January 28, 2015
Doing Business in China
January 28, 2015
1:00 pm-North Central Michigan College Library Conference Center
Learn how to approach Chinese business people and officials, what to expect, what to do and what to avoid. Bruce Finlayson, former Executive with AT&T and Lucent Technologies, currently with consulting firm ICP BizSolutions, will discuss his recent experiences doing business with China’s doctors, including traditional Chinese medicine practices. Click below for more information.
February 10, 2015
How To Become A Government Contractor
February 10, 2015
What does it take to become a successful government contractor? What services and resources are available to a small business pursuing the government market? If your company has been considering the field of government contracting, this FREE class will give you the insight you need. Click below for more information.
February 11, 2015
Online Business Tips Luncheon Series
Noon to 1:00pm
$10/session (3-part Series)
You bring your lunch, we'll provide coffee, cookies. Join Sommer Poquette, professional blogger, social media consultant, and author of My Mommy is a Blogger, in a series of lunchtime workshops designed to help businesses boost their markets using popular free web programs. Click here to learn more.
February 27, 2015
Pure Michigan Business Connect Luncheon Workshop
Friday, February 27, 2015
NLEA Office- Boyne City
$10 per person (lunch included)
This luncheon workshop will help you connect your business to other Michigan businesses using www.puremichiganb2b.com (B2B); improve your buying and selling opportunities; and provide opportunities for free business services through Pure Michigan Business Connect.
March 12, 2015
Growth Company CEO Forum
Thursday, March 12th, 2015
Quarterly Educational Programs for CEO’s and Executives of Growth Companies!
March 19, 2015
Pure Michigan Agriculture Summit
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pure Michigan Business Connect, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, is hosting the second annual Pure Michigan Agriculture Summit. The application below lists over 200 open procurement needs in a variety of fields.
Please click here to review the open procurement needs and apply for a chance to attend this summit.