WIN issues RFP for real-time labor market data vendor

11 Apr 2018
The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a real-time labor market data and analysis software vendor. Release date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Proposal due date/submission date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Please...

WIN releases RFP to find subject matter experts (SMEs)

10 Apr 2018
The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) is issuing this request for proposals to find Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support its work as the management entity of the Advance Michigan Center for Apprenticeship Innovation (AMCAI). Important dates: Reque...

Local employers needed to support summer employment & mentorship program

10 Apr 2018
A ten-week summer employment and mentorship program, Summer18 pairs local businesses with Jackson County youth (ages 16-24) to provide on-the-job training that sets the stage for life-long careers, opens doors to new industries, and provides mentorship critical to building professiona...

MEATA's "Apprenticeship 2020: Focus on the Future" conference to take place May 22-25

05 Apr 2018
The Michigan Educators Apprenticeship and Training Association (MEATA) is a nonprofit organization committed to providing a forum for the professional development of Secondary and Post-Secondary Educators and other individuals involved in providing apprenticeship-related technical ins...

Michigan technology industry added more than 13,000 jobs in 2017, jumps to third nationally in tech job growth

29 Mar 2018
Employment in Michigan's technology industry expanded by an estimated 13,161 jobs in 2017 and contributed $34.7 billion to the state's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018, the definitive annual analysis of the nation's tech industry published today by CompTIA, the wo...

My college degree didn't help me find work. But learning a trade did.

29 Mar 2018
I started my post-secondary education like many of my friends and former classmates. And just as it was instilled in me, like probably all of you, I was told to graduate high school, go to college because college graduates get the best careers. I’m a living testament to that – bu...

Special report: The technology for your next car is here today

29 Mar 2018
The modern automobile is daunting — it's one of the most technologically advanced machines on our planet — and it's not getting any simpler. As major automotive players, startups, researchers and technologists contemplate and design a future of cars that drive themselves, crash...

Apprenticeships can help alleviate shortages of medical assistants in health care industry

29 Mar 2018
As noted in Gov. Rick Snyder's ambitious Marshall Plan for Talent, Michigan will see a wave of job openings in the coming years — 811,055 through 2024, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget and the Bureau of Labor Market Information and S...

Marshall Plan for Talent begins education revolution

29 Mar 2018
Transforming education is a team effort that requires passion, coordination, timing, collaboration, and broad support. Governor Snyder unveiled his Marshall Plan for Talent at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit last month with a leadership team from the Michigan legislature, Mic...

Industry asked to help schools with MI Bright Future options

29 Mar 2018
Business and industry leaders are invited to partner with local school districts to introduce high school students to a variety of careers before they graduate. A few dozen interested parties attended a presentation Thursday on MI Bright Future, which launched in Monroe County earl...

‘Smart Cities’ Symposium aims to prepare local governments for seismic changes coming with autonomous vehicles

27 Mar 2018
A seismic change is taking place with city planning as smart grids, autonomous vehicles and other innovative mobility services draw closer to becoming commonplace. The upcoming “Smart Cities: A Connected Way Forward” symposium will cover the latest developments that local governme...

2018 CAAT conference: testing tomorrow's autonomous vehicles today

27 Mar 2018
Detroit, Michigan is well known as the Motor City and the heart of the American automotive industry. The state's rich automotive history includes Henry Ford's use of the assembly line in manufacturing automobiles first used on the Model-T. This model for mass production was subsequent...
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