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Experience for Hire


Experience for Hire

Experience for Hire is a collaborative project intended to rethink hiring in Michigan by connecting employers with experienced, qualified job seekers age 50 and over who are seeking full or part-time opportunities to put their valuable skills to work. This project is currently in a pilot phase and includes Ingham, Kent, Macomb, and Wayne counties.

Please see below for upcoming Experience for Hire hiring events.

Organizations that have partnered to on the Experience for Hire project include AARP Michigan, Capital Area Michigan Works!, Detroit Regional Chamber, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Lansing Regional Chamber, Michigan Business Network, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Works! Southeast and others.


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Upcoming Events

Hiring Event - Job seekers and employers will be brought together at a free hiring event.

Kent County
When: Wednesday, March 27, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where:  Grand Rapids
If you are a job seeker and would like to participate, please register HERE.
If you are an employer and would like to participate, please use this LINK.


Past Events

Ingham and Jackson Counties
When:   Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where:  Capital Area Michigan Works! American Job Center
2110 S. Cedar St., Lansing, MI 48910

Macomb and Wayne Counties
When:   Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where:  Northwest Activities Center
18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI 48235


Meet the Partners

Visit the following websites to learn more about the partners:
AARP Michigan
Capital Area Michigan Works!
Detroit Regional Chamber
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
Lansing Regional Chamber
Michigan Business Network

Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Michigan Manufacturers Association
Michigan Small Business Development Center
Michigan Works! Southeast


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