Welcome to the Talent Investment Agency (TIA)

  • Talent Investment Agency LogoWhere Talent & Business Connect

    TIA is the agency that combines Michigan Unemployment Insurance and Workforce Development, and is responsible for their activities. Businesses need a talented workforce. Workers need the right skills to compete for available jobs. TIA programs are focused on job preparedness, career-based education, worker training, employment assistance and unemployment insurance.


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  • MILogin for Citizens

    MILoginComing soon, Pure Michigan Talent Connect (PMTC) and the Unemployment Insurance system via the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM) will align their systems with the existing MILogin for Citizens single sign-on platform to provide a seamless login experience and provide UI claimants a quick overview of claim information.

    New and existing users of PMTC and MiWAM will need to register their accounts with MILogin for Citizens single sign-on upon implementation. With MILogin for Citizens, customers can log in to their MiWAM and jobseeker accounts using the same user ID and password. Bringing these accounts together in one place is convenient, efficient and secure, and will help our customers get back to work faster.

    Get more detailed information about the new sign-in process.

    Additional details will be coming soon.

    Also coming soon:
    Updates to Go Green will add more convenience and transparency. Claimants and employers will receive an acknowledgement when they opt to Go Green and receive correspondence from TIA-UI electronically. This means standard letters, forms or notices will be placed in their MiWAM account. For added convenience and efficiency, customers will receive notification by postal mail with a clear explanation of what it means to Go Green. They will also receive an email alerting them to check their account for new correspondence.

  • The Talent Investment Agency is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the MiCareerQuest Southeast

    MiCareerQuest West Michigan has grown exponentially over the past four years, and this event will be equally successful and annual event in Southeast Michigan.  MiCareerQuest is a unique approach because it appeals to students in a way that no other workforce programs or events have in the past.  There is no better way to learn about a career than to experience it through the hands-on approach. Over 8,000 students from over 90 high schools have registered!



  • TDLs

    Talent Development Liaisons

    The Talent Development Liaisons (TDLs) are responsible for engaging employers and educators to comprehensively address talent needs focused on mid- and long-term development skill gaps in key industries in each region statewide.

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Request a TIA Speaker

  • Speaker Request Form buttonThe Talent Investment Agency supports business growth and a diverse skilled workforce through strategic partnerships by ensuring that citizens are well-informed of the impact of our programs and services. To facilitate that mission, our Communications Office provides face-to-face interaction with organizations that want to learn more about the programs and services of this agency.

    Speakers Available for:

    Workshops | Staff Trainings | Events
    Special Engagements | Program Information

Jobs in Michigan

Jobs in Michigan
  • Pure Michigan Talent Connect

    Pure Michigan Talent Connect is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is an online marketplace connecting Michigan's job seekers and employers, and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan's workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state's labor exchange system.

Workforce Development

Workforce Development Agency
  • Workforce Development

    The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) promotes a flexible, innovative, and effective workforce system within the State of Michigan. To accomplish this, the WDA supports a demand driven workforce system, assists the structurally unemployed with financial independence, advocates for the integration of workforce development into the K-12 school system, and supports the alignment of workforce development with economic development efforts.

Unemployment Services

Unemployment Insurance Agency
  • Unemployment Insurance

    The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) operates Michigan's unemployment insurance program which collects unemployment taxes from employers and provides temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. UIA offers online services to customers through the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM).

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