"A talented workforce is our greatest advantage as we compete for business against other regions and states. The Michigan New Jobs Training Program offers an extraordinary opportunity to implement a long-term, well-funded, and comprehensive training program to ensure that our workforce continues to provide us the competitive advantage. Companies that are pursuing new growth opportunities will definitely want to utilize this program."

Randy Thelen
Lakeshore Advantage, Ottawa County

"The Michigan New Jobs Training Program is an instrumental tool to restart Michigan manufacturing by supporting the creation of new jobs and providing training people for the state's manufacturing world. This program helps to start up production again!"

Steve Busch
Vice President for Human Resources
Energetx Composites, Holland

"The Right Place is pleased to be able to promote this training program to area businesses. We tout the skills of the West Michigan workforce every day and in partnership with GRCC, we continue to build worker competencies through services like the Michigan New Jobs Training Program."

Susan Jackson
The Right Place Kent County

"Grand Rapids Community College has embraced the Michigan New Jobs Training Program as a key tool to support the creation of new jobs in our region. Through this program, GRCC will work closely with our economic developers and employers to provide the best training possible for their workforce. The College is committed to doing its part to encourage economic revitalization and this is one major way we are contributing."

Dr. Steve Ender
Grand Rapids Community College

"The Michigan New Jobs Training Program is a valued tool for employers to obtain the highly skilled and trained workers they need to be successful. This collaboration between Michigan community colleges and businesses that are expanding or coming to Michigan will be a cornerstone of our state's economic revitalization."

Mike Hanson
Michigan Community College Association