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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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Preparing thousands for new jobs in bridge building

By Bill Loomis| Crain’s Custom Media As the New International Trade Crossing creates a new border crossing over the Detroit River, it will also creating thousands of jobs. And...

Cool kids rule! (and they may save Detroit)

Nina Easton| Fortune Attention young talent: Looking for a worthy cause to get behind? Motor City needs you. Here’s a twist in our nation’s long-running saga of high unemployment rates:...

Good for business, good for workers, good for the economy

The White House Hey, everyone – During his State of the Union address, the President asked me to lead an across-the-board review of our nation’s job-training programs....

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Southeast Michigan’s roads need workers, not just money

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog Roads in Southeast Michigan and other areas of the state are in desperate need of repairs. The need moves beyond filling a few potholes to a...

IT talent partners face perfect storm head-on

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog Across the state of Michigan, from 2013 to 2014, there were more than 86,700 job postings for information-technology related positions. Of these,...

Southeast Michigan cannot afford career awareness readiness gap

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog Southeast Michigan is at a pivotal point in economic and workforce development. If employment increases based on employer demand projections, the...

Mackinac conversation underscores auto industry’s talent dilemma

Lisa Katz| Crain’s Detroit Blog As always, the Mackinac Policy Conference was a hubbub of conversation, with many plans and ideas to continue moving Southeast Michigan forward....

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