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Looking For Work? Over 500 Jobs Up For Grabs At ‘Hired In Michigan’ Career Fair

Looking for work? Hundreds of jobs will be up for grabs at a huge job fair coming up this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2015

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Life Build Non-Profit Program Teaching Skilled Trades

The latest Eye On Detroit shows how a local non-profit is doing pre-employment and skilled trades training. Kevin Callahan of Bruttel Roofing, Asenath Andrews and Chuck Pottenger of Life Build talk about one program teaching roofing.

05/19/2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder outlines a plan for prison job training at Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit on May 18, 2015 (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Snyder Urges Prison Job Training In Justice System Overhaul

Gov. Rick Snyder said that he wants prison inmates to get skills assessments and job training before they are released as part of an overhaul of Michigan’s criminal justice system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2015

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Michigan Unadjusted Joblessness Little Changed, 5.7 Percent

The department says March’s regional unemployment rates ranged from a low of 3.5 percent in the Ann Arbor area to a high of 10 percent in the northeastern Lower Peninsula.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015

Ford workers build a Ford Focus on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Co.'s Michigan Assembly Plant (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Layoffs Coming In June As Ford Cuts Shift At Michigan Assembly Plant

The layoffs are due to low sales of cars produced at the plant, including the Ford Focus and C-Max Hybrid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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DDOT Looking To Hire More Than 100 Bus Drivers; Wages Start At $11.38

The Detroit Department of Transportation wants to hire more than 100 bus drivers in an effort to improve transit services for customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

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Michigan Unemployment Falls 0.4 Percent To 13-Year Low

“We should be proud that our hard work in reinventing Michigan is showing results,” Gov. Snyder said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2015

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Is Back On The Rise

Despite the increase, unemployment does remain down from a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

A Meijer at 8 Mile Road and Woodward Ave. in Detroit. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

270 New Jobs Available At 2nd Meijer Store Opening In Detroit

“The number one thing at Meijer is we’re looking for folks who give great customers service…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

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State Launches Talent And Economic Development Department

Gov. Rick Snyder issued an executive order in December creating the department to house the state’s economic growth and job training efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

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