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Helping Employers Find Talent

We have people without jobs, and jobs without people. Today, 50% of open, available positions in this country go unfilled, because the candidates aren’t available. At the same time, 40% of businesses can’t take on more work…because they can’t fill the jobs they have. Traditional education and career pathways weren't designed to develop skills for a fast-changing market or to match the speed of changing industry requirements. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Talent Pipeline ManagementTM (TPM) initiative is a workforce strategy for our time that can meet the needs of today’s changing business environment. 

The demands of today’s economy require a strategic alignment between classroom and career that better supports students in their transition to the workforce. More than 1,000 employers across the country are finding that alignment and seeing results by making Talent Pipeline Management

If you're an employer in Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Newaygo, Oceana or Osceola county, interested in learning more, contact Michigan Works! West Central Business Services Director Merri Bennett.