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Michigan's Education, Government & Economic Development Communities are Putting Our State's Future At-Risk

by Linda Daichendt, Executive Director, Mobile Technology Assn of Michigan, Co-founder, Mobile Monday Michigan

Recently I read an article that discussed a skills program that had quickly been ramped up by a local community college to meet a training demand defined by a local non-profit group whose focus is on the fashion industry. 1,442 more words

Mobile Technology Use In Michigan

Study: Marcellus Shale Created 45,000 Trade Jobs

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — How many jobs is the shale gas industry creating?

Some doubters have scoffed at the industry’s claim that a quarter million jobs have come to Pennsylvania since drilling took off five and half years ago. 306 more words

News

Michigan Women's Foundation

Stories From The New Economy : Michigan Women’s Foundation

Though its origins are traditional, Michigan Women’s Foundation has become anything but your everyday philanthropy. Its mission remains the same–transforming Michigan to achieve equality and empowerment for women and girls–but the ways in which it fulfills that mission are evolving. 31 more words

Detroit

Peak Jobs: Mapping BHP Billiton’s increasing use of Contractors

On Monday the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott officially opened the Caval Ridge Metallurgical Coal Mine, located in my home state of Queensland. The new mine which has a capacity to produce 5.5-million tonnes of hard coking coal per annum will also create 500-new jobs with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) now employing 7,000 miners in the Bowen Basin region. 668 more words

Australia

Detroit Among Leading Innovative US Cities | CNN

From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability, these 10 cities are leading the pack when it comes to creatively solving urban issues.

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Detroit

The Kansas Red State Experiment is Failing: Drastic Tax Cuts Have Not Led to Higher Employment Growth

A.  Introduction

Republican Sam Brownback was elected governor of Kansas in 2010 and is now running for re-election.  An extreme Tea Party conservative, he has pursued a radically right-wing agenda in Kansas with little constraint from a Republican controlled state legislature (especially after he… 1,719 more words

Fiscal Issues

How to Create a Job People Value

Unlike machines, people will provide variable output.  Some employees will go above and beyond, some will fall short.  With the high cost of attrition, replacement, and micromanagement – especially in a call center environment – employers should be increasingly interested in how to find the right person for the job, get them up to speed as soon as possible, and keep them in the organization as long as it makes sense. 513 more words

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