• Officials & Departments
  • Online Services
  • Courts & Sheriff
  • County Parks
  • Property Resources
  • Documents Forms
Ottawa County will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of the July 4th holiday.

Ottawa County Michigan Works!



The People Stuff

Helping you prepare for what’s next.

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Career Management

Career Navigation

General Services

  • Assistance for white collar,
    blue collar, green collar

  • Once qualified: access
    to career training

  • Assistance with career options

  • Career skills assessment

  • Career management

  • Trade Act Agreement services

  • Research labor market stastics

  • How-to guides for basic skills

  • Searching online for jobs

  • Free online account:
    professional resumes, cover letters,
    website, video interviewing practice

  • Help with basic computer skills

  • Writing great cover letters

  • Writing effective, searchable resumes

  • One-on-One guidance

  • Posting a resume on Pure Michigan Talent Connect

  • Free use of computers, printers, fax

  • Referrals to area non–profits
    and service organizations

  • WorkKeys testing

  • Access points - satellite offices -
    throughout Ottawa County

  • Services for youth: 14 - 21 years

  • Ex-offender re-entry program