Eye On The Future
With a nod to the turmoil that has gripped our region and state, CBS 62 launched its award-winning “Eye on the Future” community initiative in 2007 to put a spotlight on these issues and investigate what is taking place to prepare for the future.
Working together, with “relentless positive action” we can reverse the brain drain, match employees with employers, and provide a solid foundation to continue rebuilding the state we love to call home.
The “Eye on the Future” team of CBS 62 Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain and CBS 62 Chief Videographer Paul Pytlowany travel the state to show viewers what is taking place in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Marquette to close the talent gap in the workforce.
If you’re having a tough time getting interviews, or if you can’t get beyond Round 1 of the interview process, you need to rethink your job-search approach.
Get career advice from Senior VP of Talent Enhancement Amy Cell at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
What is it that employers are looking for?
Employers want to know that you are passionate about the field to which you are applying.
The Technical Talent Development Program, funded by a $5 million federal grant, is providing funding to local companies to train current employees and new hires for high-level information technology positions.
How can these students make sure they are making the most of their summer internships?
Marquette is hardly alone in competing successfully in the talent attraction battle; there are a number of rural communities that are succeeding. However, this is not by accident.
The “hidden” or referral job market accounts for the majority of new hires.