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The right workforce is crucial to the success of any business. Michigan’s Great Southwest offers an available talent pool of 125,095.

Our regional workforce draw encompasses Southwest Michigan and parts of Indiana and Illinois. This strategic location allows us to pull talent from a tri-state workforce. We have access to a regional labor force of 613,505 within a one-hour drive (census.gov). The ability to attract, recruit and retain workers from two states adds to the existing bench strength of our labor shed pipeline. We have the talent you need to fill jobs today and well into the future.

Our regional higher education institutions and workforce development agencies support ongoing innovative and applicable job training initiatives; all designed to build a robust and fully trained talent pool to contribute to the success of your business.

First Choice

Kinexus (Michigan Works!)

Lake Michigan College Workforce Training & Development

Pure Michigan Talent Connect

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC)

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