There’s good news for jobseekers in the annual University of Michigan economic forecast for Michigan’s economy in the years ahead. The UM forecast says the state will add some 130,000 jobs in 2014 and 105, after gaining about 80,000 jobs this year — and more than a quarter million in total since early 2010.
Online job postings in the nine-county metro Detroit area in the third quarter nearly doubled from the second quarter, according to a report released Monday by the Workforce Intelligence Network.
A survey of business economists predicts economic growth will accelerate in the months ahead.
A slowdown in job growth is seen in southeast Michigan by Comerica Bank as auto sales are leveling off.
The sense is growing that Michigan – finally – may be over the decade-long slump that Gov. Rick Snyder says left residents divided and far too discouraged about the state’s advantages and ability to recover.
Confidence remained strong in February due to a record number of consumers who were aware of ongoing increases in jobs, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.
After posting modest job losses last calendar year following an abysmal 2009, the Oakland County economy should add nearly 29,000 jobs over the next three years — the best years since 2000, say University of Michigan economists.
Michigan and surrounding states are experiencing a manufacturing resurgence.
After losing nearly 225,000 jobs over the past 10 years, the five-county region of Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Oakland and St. Clair will finally see positive job growth next year, say University of Michigan economists. In […]