Carol Cain

(Credit: Paul Pytlowany / CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Mackinac Policy Conference

This week on a special edition repeat of Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain and Chief Videographer Paul Pytlowany travel to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 33rd annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

CBS 62–07/12/2013

Former Gov. Jeb Bush with Carol Cain at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Policy Conference.

The Sights And Sounds Of The Mackinac Policy Conference

There was much attention paid to serious issues like education, politics and the economy –but there were some lighter moments, too.

CBS 62–06/06/2013

(credit: Hakan Yildiz)

Music, Dance And Diversity Celebrated At Children’s Festival & Competition

Young performers promote cultural exchange and win awards.


"IT in the D" is a program launched 18 months ago to address the shortage of qualified IT workers in the Motor City. Quicken Loans, Compuware, GalaxE.Solutions,  Fat Head, and Marketing Associates teamed up deciding they had a better chance of going after qualified IT workers if they worked together to lure much in demand workers against places like Silicon Valley than going it alone. (Photo: Paul Pytlowany, CBS 62)

Inside ‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide’ Special On CBS 62

What’s ahead for the state that put the world on wheels?

CBS 62–05/24/2013

Ada-based Amway (Photo: Paul Pytlowany/ CBS 62, File)

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide’ Showcases Political, Business Leaders

“Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide” airs at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, right before “60 Minutes.”

CBS 62–05/24/2013

Tom Watkins wants Michigan to wake up, saying, "talent matters."

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide': Talent Matters

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.

CBS 62–05/22/2013

Lisa Baragar Katz gives tips to job seekers.

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide:’ What Employers Really Want

Employers want to know that you are passionate about the field to which you are applying.

CBS 62–05/22/2013

Alysia Green is helping Automation Alley companies bridge the gap between talent and jobs.

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide:’ Automation Alley Offers Training

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.

CBS 62–05/22/2013

Lauren Berger, "Intern Queen," gives tips on landing that crucial summer job.

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide': 5 Internship Preparation Tips

How can these students make sure they are making the most of their summer internships?

CBS 62–05/22/2013

Dennis West helps businesses in the Upper Peninsula thrive.

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide': Rural Areas Fight To Get Talent

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.

CBS 62–05/22/2013