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Jackson's Business Resource Network

JobSTAR (Support Talent and Retention) is a resource for employers to help their employees overcome obstacles that may impede their ability to work. A Success Coach confidentially works with employees of participating businesses. Workers are connected to services and support programs to help them overcome challenges that effect their job attendance and performance. The Success Coach is funded by sponsoring partners and participating businesses.

The results include a stronger workforce, financially stable families, higher productivity and a more vibrant economy.

JobSTAR partners

  • United Way of Jackson County
  • Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Michigan Works! Southeast
  • Jackson County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Family Service & Children's Aid

Participating Companies

  • County of Jackson
  • Industrial Steel Treating
  • Jackson County ISD
  • Jackson Friendly Home
  • Jackson Public Schools
  • John George Home
  • Lifeways Community Mental Health
  • MACI
  • Melling Tool
  • US Staffing
  • UWJC's Program Assistance Center
  • Western School District
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Email Ebone Worthey or call 517.796.5132
and find out if JobSTAR is right for your business.

Click here to learn more about JobSTAR.

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