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Experts Rank Michigan 8th
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What employers want students to know

James Mitchell| Crain’s Custom Media Hiring managers had a chance to tell students what they think. And the advice was direct. Students – even the best and brightest – may not...

Wages haven’t been this crucial to U.S. economy in half century, expert says

Victoria Stilwell| Bloomberg News When it comes to U.S. economic growth, wages may never have been this important. The link between earnings and consumer spending has been tighter in...

Discussions explore workplace-readiness expectations

James Mitchell| Crain’s Custom Media The gap seems wider than ever between what educators consider workplace-ready graduates and what the real world says in return. From the...

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Health care occupations dominate top middle-skill jobs in SE Michigan

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog Why training and education matter: Part II It is increasingly clear that middle-skill jobs are critical for Detroit’s economic growth and for job...

Wages over $15 per hour? Post secondary education is a must

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog This is the first in a two-part series. What does a worker need to be competitive in the job market in the New Year? It turns out that education is...

Soft skills key for job seekers in 2015

Outlook shows increase in wages, demand for degrees Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog Early 2015 job postings signal a focus on problem solving, communication and customer service...

New year, new skills?

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog LinkedIn recently released a list of the hottest skills of 2014 via the official LinkedIn blog. This list was developed by analyzing the skills and...

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