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Immigration Reform Moving in Michigan; Stalled in Washington

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance has been following the growing need for immigration reform within the United States and Michigan.  In 2011, twenty eight percent… 321 more words


Struggling to recruit?

Struggling to recruit?

Van Gaal seems to be but how is your campaign going?

(Image Source: Fanshare 2014)

One in seven employers struggle to recruit… 390 more words

Three dimensions of career specialization

For all of us professionals who made the mistake of getting a college degree instead of learning a skilled trade, over the course of a long career we face many decisions about which roles with which organizations will be most rewarding– 260 more words

Leadership Ideas

To leave Fayetteville as soon as I possibly can.

The North Carolinian, 23 August 1851.

Despite his firm-toned notice, Lewis Levy does not seem to have left Fayetteville after all. Well after the publication of this ad, he bought land in town, and his 1876 Southern Claims Commission statement asserts that he lived three miles from Fayetteville and owned nearly 200 acres in Cumberland County.


Co-ordinator helps high school students find opportunity in the skilled trades

Reg Toews knows southern Manitoba like the back of his hand. As a High School Apprenticeship Program Co-ordinator in the Red River Technical Vocational Area (RRTVA), Toews’ key responsibility is to be a liaison between high schools, students and employers across five school divisions in the southernmost regions of the province. 497 more words

Smart Biz

Mike Rowe Works

I found an article today, “Mike Rowe teams with UTI to send teens to technical school” in the local Business Journal.  I was disappointed as it indicated that his Foundation had supported this effort, but it did not provide the foundation’s name, or anything about its mission. 670 more words

Workshop introduces women to careers in skilled trades

Jennifer Dubreuil is sick of struggling to find work.

The 40-year-old mother works retail and said she’s going nowhere, so it’s high time she gave skilled trades a chance. 538 more words