Duo Security, CyberArk expand cybersecurity packages

25 Jul 2018
Duo Security’s flagship zero-trust product – Duo Beyond – now integrates with the CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution, empowering organizations to evaluate the security hygiene of a device before granting access to further extend security and reinforce consistent policy...

The Millennial workforce needs mentors, not managers

24 Jul 2018
Millennials are currently the largest generation in the U.S. labor force and will comprise more than 75% of the workforce by 2025. Not only that, Millennials now have the most spending power of any generation, which means that creating a work environment that they can thrive in ...

Partners add manufacturing apprenticeships

24 Jul 2018
A statewide effort to expand Michigan apprenticeships by 15 percent annually is growing with the addition of 25 training slots in Kalamazoo for the 2018-19 school year. The apprenticeships — in mechatronics, CNC and machine shop or machine tooling — are part of a 5-year-old advan...

Opinion: Focus on jobs keeps kids in school

24 Jul 2018
All across Michigan, families and students have celebrated high school graduation. Earning that high school diploma is a building block to higher education, apprenticeships, a job, or military service. We have all seen the statistics in the difference in earnings and the social outco...

Share of U.S. small businesses with job openings matches record

24 Jul 2018
Hiring qualified people in a tightening labor market is getting to be an even bigger headache for smaller U.S. companies, who've been fattening paychecks to lure skilled workers. The share of U.S. firms with open positions rose to 36 percent in June, matching November 2000 as the h...

WIN's David Palmer talks about future of Michigan's workforce

24 Jul 2018
The future of Michigan’s workforce was a major topic at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference. One of the experts part of that discussion was David Palmer, Senior Director for Strategies & Partnerships at the Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN) for Southeast Michigan. In the fol...

Annual Construction Science Expo not just a field trip, but the first step in a career journey

24 Jul 2018
Each May, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) partners with labor organizations, trade groups, contractors, Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA), and the Black Caucus Foundation to provide students around the region with opportunities to learn...

May employment numbers show largest amount of employed Detroiters since 2009

24 Jul 2018
Numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that more Detroiters are working today than any point in time since the national economic decline in 2009. The most recent statistics are from May 2018, which show 227,894 Detroiters were employed, up nearly 1,700 f...

WCC student wins national title

24 Jul 2018
Washtenaw Community College has another welding national champion to add to its storied Wall of Fame. Ray Papierniak, a 19-year-old student from Ann Arbor, beat out 36 state champions from around the country to win the gold medal in Overall Welding at the SkillsUSA 54th annual Na...

WIN issues RFP for monitoring services

23 Jul 2018
The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for Monitoring Services. This RFP is seeking to identify an organization to perform on-site reviews of the Advance Michigan Center for Apprenticeship Innovation (AMCAI) and Advanc...

U.S. Department of Labor announces Apprenticeship.gov to connect job seekers and employers

02 Jul 2018
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of Apprenticeship.gov. Apprenticeship.gov delivers on the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion's recommendation to "compile apprenticeship information in a single, online, centralized website." The website will evolve into ...

Study: WCC has $524.1 million impact on Washtenaw County economy

02 Jul 2018
Washtenaw Community College’s economic impact on its surrounding communities continues to expand, contributing $524.1 million into the Washtenaw County economy last year. A recent study conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International (Emsi) breaks WCC’s contributions t...
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