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Job Opportunities For Those 50-Plus

March 4, 2020

Northwest Michigan Works! is partnering with AARP Michigan to offer older workers an opportunity to find a new job or new career. The Experience for Hire hiring event will take place March 27 in the Networks Northwest Conference Center, 1209 S. Garfield Avenue in Traverse City. 

The goal is to match job openings in the Grand Traverse region with the skill sets of workers who are 50 and older. Industries seeking to fill positions include healthcare, retail, transportation, manufacturing, hospitality, and tourism. Job opportunities include nursing, resident care, drivers, customer service, culinary, food service, clerk/cashier, clerical (computer, phone, office), general labor, sanitation, forklift driver, and more. Desired skills include reliability, punctuality, attention to detail, kindness and compassion, positive attitude, good communication skills, excellent customer service, and organizational skills.

Job seekers who pre-register will be scheduled in advance for interviews at the event with participating employers. The registration deadline is March 18. The hiring event will run from 10am to 3pm. Registration and more information are available here.

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