Job Seeker Information

Thank you for your interest in the Ready Now Event!  Please read the following information before registering for this event.  Once you register, you will receive detailed information for this event in your email.  Please make sure you check your email regularly. 


  • You must have an email address to receive information regarding this event.  Email will be the only way material will be shared with you.  
    • If you do not have an email address, you need to create one before you register for this Event.  If you need assistance, please contact Barry, Branch and Calhoun Michigan Works! staff at 1-800-285-WORKS (9675).

  • You will receive a list of participating employers prior to the event.  Please note that the majority of the employers will be from Calhoun County.

  • This Event will be held in Battle Creek, Michigan.

  • Ready Now is a 4 day event and participants are expected to commit to the following schedule: 
  • Day 1-March 11: Expect a full day of workshops and presentations from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided.
  • Day 2-March 12: Workshops will be held from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   In the afternoon, there will be computers and staff available at the Battle Creek Michigan Works! Service Center in your area to assist with resumes and help you prepare for mock interviews.
  • Day 3-March 13:  Scheduled mock interviews.   Assistance will be available at Michigan Works! for resume critique, cover letter, interviewing and soft skill development. 
  • Day 4-March 14:  Employer Interviews will take place from 8:30 a.m.-3:00.  You will sign-up for your preference of two interviews on Tuesday afternoon after completing the workshops.
  • Register with the understanding that most manufacturing employers will require job applicants to pass a drug screen and background check to be considered for employment. 

Ready to register?  Please follow the link below...

Ready NOW Registration Page