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President and CEO of Michigan Economic Development Corporation Michael Finney is trying to help bridge the talent gap in Michigan. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

2-Day Economic Summit Highlights Michigan Employment

The summit will also feature pitches by job seekers and presentations on best practices that are being used currently.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

Michigan Chronicle's Pancakes & Politics Urban Revitalization: Strengthening Our Core

Michigan Matters Preview: Pancakes & Politics – Detroit Economic Development

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain will recap the first Michigan Chronicle “Pancakes and Politics” Breakfast Forum featuring five well-known leaders discussing the opportunities and challenges facing Detroit.

03/12/2014

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Register Now For Fall Session Of Michigan Shifting Gears

Michigan Shifting Gears, an intensive career transition initiative sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corp., kicks off a new three-month session on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Registration for the fall 2013 session is open now through Friday, Sept. 13.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2013

Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide

Behind The Scenes Photos From ‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide’

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.

CBS 62–05/22/2013

A Michigan educational delegation poses in Jilin, China. The delegation was led by former state school superintendent Tom Watkins that visited two other cities during the week long trip. (credit: Tom Watkins)

Growing Ties Between Michigan And China

As China leapfrogs over Germany for third place among countries where Michigan products are exported to, the effort to build two-way bridges between the huge Asian nation and the Great Lakes State continues to flourish.

04/15/2013

Michael Finney, president and CEO of Michigan Economic Development Corporation, with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talking about jobs in Michigan. (credit: CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Jobs Outlook Improving According To MEDC

Michael Finney appears on “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62 to talk about the state’s improving jobs picture and how MEDC is helping companies and communities retool for the 21st century knowledge economy.

CBS 62–03/20/2013

Event Notices From October 16

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011

Event Notices From November 15

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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Highlights From Pancakes & Politics: ‘The Future Of Detroit’

The panel discussed the latest efforts to revitalize and repopulate the city of Detroit during the event that took place on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Detroit Athletic Club.

CBS 62–05/06/2011

Pancakes and Politics

Listen Live! Pancakes & Politics

The event may be sold out, but you can still tune in for Thursday’s Pancakes & Politics, beginning at 7:30 am, for a discussion on “The Future of Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

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