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How to Write a Great “Thank You” Note

May 9, 2017

When it comes to job interviews, any personal interaction is an opportunity for further contact. After meeting with a potential employer, or a discussion at a job fair, sending a follow up note provides an opportunity to reinforce the conversation and your qualifications.

Thanking the interviewer for the time he or she spent with you demonstrates you are considerate, respectful, and interested in the position. Follow up letters go a long way with interviewers and could differentiate you from other candidates.Read More

Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan Recertified by The Joint Commission

May 2, 2017

Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan has been recertified with the Gold Seal of Approval® for health care staffing services by The Joint Commission. On April 13, 2017, Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan underwent its second onsite recertification audit of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s performance. As a result, Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan successfully passed this audit with no findings or deficiencies.… Read More

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