Job Seeker Resources


The Ironwood area in particular, and the Western Upper Peninsula in general, offers a very wide range of employment and business start-up opportunities. With its unbounded recreational landscape, Ironwood is the perfect place to live and enjoy a rewarding career.

The Ironwood Daily Globe lists a variety of local employers seeking qualified employees, and checking the Daily Globe’s Classified Section is always a good place to start when investigating local opportunities.

The principal State of Michigan employment agency is Michigan Works! The local office is located at 100 South Mill Street, Bessemer, MI 49911. Michigan Works! offers an extensive listing of available positions, and is a good place to start if you are looking for a career or whether you are an employer seeking to find the best possible team associate. Michigan Works! has a great selection of resources on their website (and in the local walk-in Bessemer office. They also have a Facebook page which provides timely announcements, employer/employee information, and webinar event calendar.

InvestUP is a private sector-led economic development organization that has as its overall purpose the economic development of Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula. There extensive website, provides in-depth overviews of economic conditions, business resources, and job postings.