“Michigan is blessed with a talented workforce possessing skills and expertise we can’t afford to lose,” said Amy Cell, senior vice president for talent enhancement at MEDC.
The state reports Michigan’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate hit 8.9 percent in December, up from 7.9 percent in November.
The mobile and wireless technology industry is one of only four global industries that achieves $1 trillion or more in annual revenue according to several independent research firms, and it’s one of Michigan’s fastest-growing industries. But it’s also one of the state’s best kept secrets.
Genesis10, a New York-based tech firm with 18 locations across the United States, said Monday that it plans to create another 100 tech jobs in the Detroit area.
The contract will also create jobs here in Michigan according to U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow.
Michigan’s unemployment rate has remained steady at 13.1 percent in the latest monthly figures.