UI claimants that have questions regarding their claim please call UIA at 866-500-0017.
The Oakland County Michigan Works Oak Park center is open. We also restarted our in person workshops with limited seating!
Please call for an appointment at 248-691-8437.

Workshops

Visit the Workshop Calendar for dates and times!  To register for workshops call 248 691-8437 and speak to any staff member.

YOU ARE WELCOME TO TAKE WORKSHOPS MORE THAN ONCE – AS NEEDED  

(But for unemployment as a job search activity each class may only be taken once) 

RESUME WORKSHOP (For dates refer to website calendar)

  • 20 Resume Tips 
  • Resumes that get results 
  • Words to use & words to avoid 
  • Resume samples you can use 
  • Cover letter dos and don’ts & samples 
  • Better thank you letters  
  • ATS – What it is and how to get past it

LINKEDIN – (For dates refer to website calendar)

  • Everyone should have a great LinkedIn profile 
  • Is yours beefy and up to date? 
  • Top tips for using LinkedIn for job search, networking and branding 
  • Building each section of your profile 
  • Get your photo taken 
  • Create your LinkedIn background photo 
  • Getting companies to notice you 

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES – (For dates refer to website calendar)

  • Top tips for job search 
  • Getting companies to reach out to you 
  • LinkedIn and the best job sites 
  • Using Pure Michigan Talent Connect 
  • Better cover letters and thank you letters 
  • Networking for job leads 

STRESS MANAGEMENT – (For dates refer to website calendar)

  • Tips for coping better with stress 
  • Gratitude as a daily practice 
  • Building resilience to stress 
  • Breathing techniques for in-the-moment relaxation 
  • Guided meditations for anxiety and improved sleep  
  • Resources

INTERVIEW WORKSHOP  – (For dates refer to website calendar)

  • Preparation is key 
  • 26 key questions you may be asked 
  • Phone – Virtual – In-person tips 
  • What to wear  
  • Cover letters and thank you letters 
  • Practice interviews