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Experts Rank Michigan 8th
Most Competitive State For Economic Development
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Shortage of software professionals
prompts new forms of training education
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I choose both: College and Career
jobs in the “knowledge economy"

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‘Future’ platform connects tomorrow’s workers with real world

By James A. Mitchell Careers are made through connections as much as abilities. And job-seekers have historically struggled to make the right contacts before starting their careers. The...

ExperienceIT delivers with real-world lessons

By James A. Mitchell Tom Gregory heard rave reviews about ExperienceIT before he signed up in 2014. Was it possible that the Information Technology course offered everything he was...

Lighten up: Auto industry reflects demand for metal tech

By James A. Mitchell Keeping it light may be the hottest topic going among workforce experts. The need for lighter materials dominated the Global Automotive Lightweighting Materials...

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Why are retail, hospitality workers struggling to find jobs in SE Michigan?

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog In 2014, more than 72,000 postings went up online in the retail and hospitality industry across Southeast Michigan. This industry encompasses all...

Pathways to the middle class: Middle-skills Part 3

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog Middle-skill jobs are called middle-skill for a reason. They are often considered the midpoint along a career pathway that starts with an...

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...

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