Talent Services

Did You Know?

  • Every day, more than 1,200 people visit Oakland County Michigan Works!
  • Oakland County has the most workers in Michigan engaged in scientific research and development.
  • In Southeast Michigan skilled trades demand is among the highest in the nation.
  • Oakland County is tenth among U.S. counties for those with degrees in engineering.
Career Management, Training & Placement for Job Seekers

Job Search Resources

  • job postings and descriptions
  • labor market and career research information
  • business directories
  • industry-specific publications
  • networking groups

Pure Michigan Talent Connect - www.mitalent.org

  • create a resume
  • search job opportunities and career events
  • unemployment insurance work registration, forms and information

Cisco Networking Academy

  • FREE access to online, self-paced computer and IT courses
  • Can lead to Certificate of Completion (great to put on a resume)
  • Courses such as:  Entrepreneurship, Cybersecurity, Getting Connected (computer basics) and more!
  • Contact us for more information: jgranat@cityofsouthfield.com

Technology/Social Media

  • internet with bookmarked career sites
  • opportunities via Facebook & Twitter
  • use of computers with Microsoft Office, printers and fax

Workshops & Events

  • job search workshops on resume writing, networking, interviewing, job search and more
  • job fairs
  • on-site interviews
  • guest presenters
  • Southeast Michigan talent events

Career Management*

If you are interested in the possibility of meeting with a Career Advisor contact our coordinator today.

  • career planning, exploration and guidance
  • assessment of skills and abilities
  • resume and interview assistance
  • access to jobs at growing Oakland County businesses
  • entrepreneurial and small business information

Training Programs*

  • tuition assistance for skill upgrades and certifications
  • on-the-job training, internship and apprenticeship opportunities
  • Microsoft Office training

Education Resources


Veterans' Services

* eligibility requirements may apply