Workforce Readiness and Recruitment
The City of Livonia can connect you to a wide range of tools to support your growth including finding the right talent to allow your company to thrive. Whether you are looking for an apprentice, your next CEO, or even just part-time help, the City of Livonia can connect you to the right resources.
Pure Michigan Talent Connect
Pure Michigan Talent Connect is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is a tool connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state’s labor exchange system.
Schoolcraft College Business Development Center
The Business Development Center (BDC) at Schoolcraft College was designed to help you take your operation to the next level of excellence. The BDC blends people, processes and technology to custom-tailor training to your specific company needs and enables people to work at their highest performance. By providing a wide variety of targeted learning areas to boost your workforce expertise through applied hands-on learning experiences. Their services also include custom workforce training, exploring opportunities for growth, researching and analyzing the market, or evaluating financial or legal issues, which the BDC can help with.
Going PRO Talent Fund
The Going PRO Talent Fund (Talent Fund) makes awards to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees. Training funded by the Talent Fund must be short-term and fill a demonstrated talent need experienced by the employer. Training must lead to a credential for a skill that is transferable and recognized by the industry.
Michigan New Jobs Training Program
Designed as an economic development tool that allows community colleges to provide free training for employers that are creating new jobs and/or expanding operations in Michigan. The training for the newly hired workers is paid by capturing the state income tax associated with the new employees' wages.
SEMCA Michigan Works!
The Business Services team addresses a broad spectrum of employer needs related to talent development. They work hand-in-hand with partner organizations to bring other resources into the mix, assist employers in finding the talent they need, or upgrade the skills of their workforce.
A comprehensive, easy-to-use online platform to connect employers with students who attend high schools, including Career Technical Education (CTE) programs, trade schools, community colleges, certificate programs, and boot camps. Match skills with your needs and opportunities.