Workforce Development

ATTENTION: The Oakland County Michigan Works! Waterford office located on Steffens Road in Waterford has been permanently closed.  A new office in Waterford will be opening later this year at a different location.

​​​​​​At Your Service to find Talent

​​Learn what services are best for your needs. Oakland County Michigan Works! provides FREE workforce services to businesses and talent at eight Michigan Works! locations. 

Offered are talent attraction, management and retention services for businesses and career management, training and placement for job seekers.  Every day, more than 1,200 people visit Oakland County Michigan Works!

Services offered

  • Talent attraction
  • Management 
  • Retention services for businesses 
  • Career management 
  • Training and placement for job seekers​
Oakland County Michigan Works

Our Locations

Call the nearest Michigan Works! location to find out how we can help, and check out the map to find locations.

​                                     Find Michigan Works! Locations


Going PRO Talent Fund

Going PRO Talent Fund Information Sessions - FY2020

$Millions in Training Funds | Employers — Get the money and resources you need to find and train talent. Learn how to apply at a free information session.

Quick Facts:

  • State of Michigan Initiative — millions of dollars in funds available for FY2020
  • Assists companies with a demonstrated talent need
  • Private or non-profit businesses eligible
  • Partners design real-time training models that adapt to changing employer needs
  • Short-term training that leads to a credentialed, industry recognized skill
  • Employers actively participate in development of training and commit to retaining trainees

Meet with Oakland County Michigan Works! representatives and get the information and contacts you need to apply online for the Going PRO Talent Fund.

Session Dates:
Morning Sessions:
August 27, 2019 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
August 29, 2019 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
September 4, 2019 - 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Afternoon Sessions:
August 13, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
August 15, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
September 5, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
September 11, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Register Now!

High School Students: FIND YOUR FUTURE!

MiCareerQuest Southeast is the region's largest interactive career exploration event for high school students.

This exciting event highlights in-demand occupations for students to explore as they prepare for life after graduation.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Aids and Auxiliary Services Available to Individuals with Disab​ilities
Michigan Relay Center 711 or (800) 649-3777  (800) 649-3777 Voice & TDD