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Six Steps for Spring Cleaning Your Resume

April 7, 2017

Winter is over and many people see the start of the new season as a good time to do some “spring cleaning.” While sorting through closets and drawers, why not also see if your resume could use some refreshing?

Below are six helpful tips for spring cleaning your resume. For more career resources, visit the Manpower Career Resource Center.

1. Confirm your details are accurate. Have you moved or changed your phone number or email address? Make sure a potential employer can still get in touch!… Read More

Manpower to Host Manufacturing Job Fair in Ann Arbor on 4/11/17

March 24, 2017

We’re hosting a job fair to fill a large number of manufacturing and light industrial openings with our premier Washtenaw County customers. Stop by and talk to us about work opportunities with companies such JAC Products, Thetford, the University of Michigan, Hyundai, NuStep, and many more! Open jobs include, but are not limited to: Assembly, Custodial, Driving, Food Service, General Labor, Machine Operation, Maintenance, and Welding.

The job fair will take place on Tuesday, April 11th from 10:00am – 2:00pm on the lower level of the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor (179 Little Lake Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103).… Read More

Michigan Job Market Expected to be Among Strongest in Nation

March 22, 2017

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22% of employers planning to add staff between April and June. According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, employers in all U.S. regions and industry sectors expect headcount to grow in Q2, with the upbeat forecast indicating that political uncertainty has not yet dented employer confidence.

Of the 11,000 U.S. employers surveyed, 73% expect no change in hiring plans and only 3% of employers expect workforce reductions.… Read More

Manpower to Host Job Fair in Ann Arbor on 3/15/17

March 6, 2017

We’re hosting a job fair to fill a large number of openings with our premier Washtenaw County customers. Stop by and talk to us about work opportunities with our Administrative, Manufacturing, and Health Care teams. Open positions include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Customer Service, Food Service, Light Industrial, Medical Assistants, Nurses (RN/LPN), Patient Attendants, Skilled Trades, and Technical/Professional.

The job fair will take place on Wednesday, March 15th from 10:00am – 4:00pm in the Gresham Room at the Ann Arbor Holiday Inn Express (600 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor, MI 48108).… Read More

Manpower to Attend Henry Ford Nursing Job Fair on 2/20/17

February 13, 2017

Manpower is excited to attend the Henry Ford Community College 2017 Winter Nursing Job Fair on Monday, February 20, 2017. The event will take place from 10:30am to 12:00noon at Henry Ford’s main campus – located at 5101 Evergreen, Dearborn, MI 48128 – in the Administrative Services and Conference Center.

This career fair is open to Henry Ford students/alumni who are either enrolled in or who have graduated from the nursing program. Attendees should plan to dress professionally, bring multiple copies of resumes, and be prepared to talk with potential employers – like Manpower!… Read More

How to Develop Your Network When Looking for a Job

January 13, 2017

If you’re looking for a job, your personal and professional contacts can play a big role in helping identify new opportunities. By networking, you can develop mutually-beneficial relationships with friends, friends of friends, family members, colleagues, and even strangers. Networking is also a great way to gain access to role models and mentors.

There are four Ps of networking success – Purpose, People, Pitch, and Path. Each of these elements play a key role in developing your network.

Know your PURPOSE.Read More

Important 2016 W-2 and 2017 W-4 Information

January 12, 2017

IF YOU DID NOT WORK FOR THE ANN ARBOR OR MONROE, MICHIGAN OFFICE, PLEASE CALL 800-561-6934 EXT: 4. THANK YOU!

Attention Associates of Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan! Please read this important information regarding 2016 W-2 delivery and 2017 W-4 exempt status!

2016 W-2 Delivery

2016 W-2s will be mailed from our corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on or before the January 31st due date. It will be delivered to the mailing address on file with Manpower as of December 25th.… Read More

Using LinkedIn to Land the Job

January 4, 2017

Searching for a new job? You likely know about the importance of a traditional resume, but in today’s digital age, a LinkedIn profile is nearly as essential. With 6.5 million job postings on LinkedIn and more than 90% of recruiters using the site to look for job candidates, it’s a great place to be if you want to find the right position.

Here are 7 LinkedIn profile tips to help you land the job:

1. Include a professional headline. Your headline is the first thing recruiters see, so it’s important to make it stand out.Read More