At this time unemployment claimants as a result of COVID-19, DO NOT have to report in person to a Michigan Works! Agency to register for work.
> Effective March 2, 2021, Michigan Works! can no longer assist individuals with their Unemployment Insurance benefits. The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency has inactivated the agreement with Michigan Works! Agencies to provide this service. For all questions regarding Unemployment Insurance benefits, please contact the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency at 1-866-500-0017 or Oakland County Michigan Works! staff remains available to assist with job search, training, education, and career exploration needs.
> All Oakland County Michigan Works! American Job Centers are open by TELEPHONE ONLY! This is required.


Visit the Workshop Calendar for dates and times!  Please call to register for Resume, Interview and LinkedIn.      248-691-8437

RESUME WORKSHOP (Thursdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Fridays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 108)
· Choosing a resume format that best highlights your unique career history
· Creating a descriptive “picture” of your work experience
· Writing a resume that can be read and understood quickly
· Knowing what should and should not be on a resume
· Writing an effective cover letter

INTERVIEW WORKSHOP (Thursdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Room 108)
· Methods for finding job openings and creating a job search plan
· Job application dos and don’ts
· What to expect in your next interview and how to prepare for it
· Getting ready to ask great questions and give effective answers
· Following-up after the interview and writing thank you notes
· Salary negotiations

COMPUTER BASICS WITH BRENDA – (Tuesdays 9:00 am – 11:00 pm, Room 110)
· Microsoft Word basics
· Create, edit & save documents
· Copy / Paste
· Inserting charts & symbols
· Formatting styles

LINKEDIN – (Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Room 110)
· Build a better, more powerful LinkedIn profile
· Get a great profile photograph taken
· Upload a background photo
· Using LinkedIn for job search
· Getting companies to notice you

Call Us at (248) 691-8437 to set up an appointment with a Career Planner
· Interviews make everyone nervous: Get over the jitters with practice and preparation
· One-on-one practice – Do a “mock” interview
· Are you interviewing ready? Get some key pointers!