'Michigan Matters' Focus: Putting At-Risk Employees Back To WorkThe situation isn't lost on Michael Finney as more Detroiters are out of work and habitually unemployed when there is a growing need for more trained workers than ever before.
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.
Michigan Matters Preview: Pancakes & Politics - Detroit Economic DevelopmentThis 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.
Register Now For Fall Session Of Michigan Shifting GearsMichigan 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.
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.
Growing Ties Between Michigan And ChinaAs 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.
Michigan Matters: Jobs Outlook Improving According To MEDCMichael 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.
Event Notices From October 16The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies and institutions
Event Notices From November 15The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies and institutions
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.
Listen Live! Pancakes & PoliticsThe 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."
Event Notices From March 23The latest notices of events and meetings sponsored by Michigan's technology-focused companies and institutions, before they are posted to the GLITR IT Calendar
Event Announcements From February 14The latest event announcements from Michigan's technology-focused organizations and companies, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar
HR Notices From January 17
Snyder, Granholm Set MEDC Transition; Finney New CEOAs had been long rumored, Ann Arbor Spark president and CEO Michael Finney was named Monday by Gov.-elect Rick Snyder as the new CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. Snyder and outgoing Gov. Jennifer Granolm Monday announced that the MEDC would be goverened in 2011 by a new leadership team that includes appointees of both the incoming and outgoing governors.