Industry Initiatives

BE A PART OF THE TALENT SOLUTION

Regional collaboration is essential to addressing talent, curriculum and advocacy issues. Industry initiatives bring employers and community partners together to address talent shortages and build a pipeline of talent for the future.

We’re proud to be part of these industry councils in West Michigan.

West Michigan Tech Talent

West Michigan Tech Talent is a collaborative effort by local employers to expand and enhance the IT workforce by supporting existing local resources. For more information, visit westmichigantechtalent.com.

 

Supported and administered by West Michigan Works!

Discover Manufacturing

Discover Manufacturing is a collaborative of manufacturers, educators, workforce development and economic development organizations working together to meet West Michigan’s manufacturing talent needs. For more information, visit discover-manufacturing.com.

 

Supported and administered by West Michigan Works!

West Michigan Health Careers Council

The West Michigan Health Careers Council is an employer-led effort to build a pipeline of health care talent using proven assessment tools, engaging in training programs, providing access to funding and more. For more information, contact Kelly Terpstra.

 

Supported and administered by West Michigan Works!

Construction Workforce Development Alliance of West Michigan

The Construction Workforce Development Alliance of West Michigan was formed by three trade organizations to encourage youth to put their minds and hands to work in the growing, exciting and rewarding field of construction. For more information, visit webuildmi.com.

 

West Michigan Works! is a proud partner.

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