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

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Workforce News

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Snyder promotes trades training after State of the State

David Eggert| Crain’s Detroit Business WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP — Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday promoted apprenticeships in the skilled trades, saying Michigan must re-establish career...

Apprenticeship model rises with employment

By James Mitchell| Crain’s Custom Media The challenge of finding new talent may be met through a decidedly old-fashioned method. Employers are rediscovering apprenticeship...

Region’s job growth lag called overstated, likely to change

Chad Halcom| Crain’s Detroit Business Metro Detroit may look like a laggard in job growth with other parts of the state, but there are reasons that experts think this picture will...

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  • Region emerges from the recent recession. It identifies the region’s three strongest occupational growth sectors and the challenges and opportunities for talent development related to them. Learn More
  • A lot has changed since 2009. Our region is recovering. Yet many of the traditional sources of data have yet to catch up. If we base our decisions solely on this data, we might even be flat out wrong. Learn More
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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...

In a connected world, shift happens

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog In just a five-year time period in Southeast Michigan, the number of online job postings for information technology jobs climbed 55 percent.  This...

Southeast Michigan employment reaches new highs

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) released its third quarter labor market reports this week. The reports highlight an...

Overcoming the great divide: college vs. career

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog I recently attended a meeting of academic leaders and asked them to explain to me the mission of education.  One of the responses was, “To promote...

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