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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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Businesses tap resources to train STEM workers

By Roger Jankowski Keenly aware of the alarming lack of qualified workers available to fill critical STEM-related jobs, businesses in southeastern Michigan are stepping up in numerous,...

Michigan records best unemployment rate since 2008

Emily Lawler| MLive LANSING, MI – The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September was the lowest it’s been since March of 2008, according to the Department of...

New law promises new opportunities for students interested in trade, manufacturing careers.

By Roger Jankowski| Crain’s Custom Media A new state law went into effect this summer aimed at helping students interested in pursuing careers in areas like building trades,...

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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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WIN Perspectives

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Nurse? Doctor? Where are all the health care workers?

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog In the current Southeast Michigan health care workforce, 45.3 percent of workers are over the age of 45, with 20.7 percent exceeding the age o...

The big change: Automakers need new skills to meet fuel economy standards

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has in place regulations to further reduce automotive emissions and improve average fuel economy from...

Will technology replace jobs and people? Maybe

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog News articles, surveys, researchers, and even employers have had the technology-uprising mantra on repeat for several years running. Will...

Are we there yet? A look at Southeast Michigan’s jobs recovery

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog When will Southeast Michigan get back to pre-recession employment levels? This is a question that has been weighing on the minds of policymakers,...


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