Michigan Works! Southwest is available to help you get back to work! To get in touch with a staff member, please call your local service center. Click the link below for contact information.


Michigan Works! Southwest helps businesses with workforce development to make job recruitment smarter

We want a healthy business environment in Southwest Michigan. We contribute to that success by helping employers with the recruitment of quality candidates. Our partnerships help you find employees that are ready to meet the demands of a skilled workforce.

These services are provided to you at no cost. Simply pick up the phone to schedule an appointment to discuss your needs.

Business Services Include:

  • Outreach and job recruitment assistance
  • Screening applications
  • Job postings on Pure Michigan Talent Connect
  • Local jobs hiring events and job fairs
  • Training opportunities and funding
  • Industry-specific consortiums
  • Many more additional resources

Michigan’s Work Share program allows employers to restart their business and bring employees back from unemployment. Learn more about how this program can help your business.

Contact A Specialist

Shawn DeYoung
Branch & St. Joseph Counties
Business Services Coordinator
Paula Nicolich-Kizer
Kalamazoo County
Business Services Coordinator
Heather Ignash
Calhoun County
Business Services Coordinator
Ashley Iovieno
Business Services Manager

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