Opportunity Detroit Tech

Opportunity Detroit Tech (ODT) envisions the Greater Detroit Region as a place where an improved information technology ecosystem can be the answer to industry and community economic success! ODT leverages strategic partnerships with workforce development agencies, community colleges, and IT industry leaders to identify and address the needs of the region’s information technology ecosystem. Empowered by the use of actionable labor market intelligence, ODT looks to raise awareness of and shape community response to the industry’s talent, customer, supply chain, and other growth needs to improve both the industry itself and the region as a whole.

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WIN and OneMagnify Partner to Implement Apprenti in Detroit

10 Oct 2018
COLLABORATION INTRODUCES REGISTERED IT APPRENTICESHIPS TO THE REGION The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) today announced a partnership with OneMagnify (formerl...

SEMCA/WIN Web Development and Maintenance RFP Questions/Answers

03 Oct 2018
Answers to web development and maintenance RFP:  SEMCA/WIN Web Development and Maintenance RFP Questions/Answers Deadline for submitting proposals: Wednesday, October 10 by 5 p.m. EST ...

Veterans face challenges, but are needed in workforce

24 Sep 2018
Workforce agencies recognize veterans as a highly attractive talent pool to help address a significant labor shortage. Nonetheless, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, there remain so...

Panelists agree: Bridging state’s talent gap vital to its economic future

24 Sep 2018
Michigan is at a talent pipeline crossroads. Employers can’t fill jobs because of the lack of a sufficiently skilled workforce. Projections by the Michigan Department of Technology, Manag...

Downriver high school students benefit from mechatronics pre-apprenticeship experience

24 Sep 2018
The term “mechatronics” originated in the early 1970s, representing occupations combining “mechanics” and “electronics.” Though more than four decades since its first appearance,...

Preparing for the future through Ford Next Generation Learning

24 Sep 2018
As the SEMCOG/MAC Future Skills Task Force continues its efforts to identify and address development of key technical and soft skills that will prepare residents for the future workplace, ...

Michigan unveils one-stop online resource for exploring 545,000 Professional Trades career openings through 2026

24 Sep 2018
Students and jobseekers will now have a one-stop resource to learn more about the high-demand, high-wage career opportunities in the Professional Trades through the rejuvenated website, Goi...

Michigan drops conviction box from job and license applications

24 Sep 2018
Gov. Rick Snyder is ordering the state to no longer ask job applicants and people seeking certain occupational licenses to check a box if they have been convicted of a felony. Snyder, who...