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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.


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Dad Enters Non-Traditional Role Of Stay At Home With Downturn In Economy

Bret Panter of W. Bloomfield is a graphic designer who chose to stay at home when the job market dried up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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Detroit Criminal Justice Worker Offers Advice For Career Success

Grady Emmons of Detroit used his education to make advances in the criminal justice field.


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Nonprofit Jobs Offer Benefits Not Found In For-Profit World

Detroit’s nonprofit jobs sector is large, growing and, in some cases, lucrative.


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Survey: Modest Job Growth For New College Grads

A new survey says the job market for upcoming college graduates has settled down and could show slow but steady growth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

MSU: College Job Market To See Slight Rebound

The national job market for college graduates should rebound slightly next year as many large corporations end hiring freezes and small, fast-growth companies continue helping reshape the economy, according to Michigan State University’s 2010-11 Recruiting […]