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Detroit sees training opportunity before expected job boom

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles this week announced a $4.5 billion investment that would bring 6,500 new manufacturing jobs to Detroit and its suburbs and, nearly two years before the first [...]

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Fiat Chrysler to invest $4.5B in 5 Michigan plants, create 6,500 jobs

Detroit — City officials have just 60 days to acquire 200 acres of land and secure City Council approval to pave the way for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to open [...]

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GI go: Michigan’s Going PRO campaign connects veterans to high-tech, high-demand careers

In 2011, Kyle Jastren left a successful corporate career in metro Detroit to enlist with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was 22, and he’d always felt a certain duty to serve his country. But it took a [...]

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City of Detroit to host hiring event to fill 50 commercial driver positions

he city of Detroit is seeking to hire 50 individuals who have valid commercial driver’s licenses to operate vehicles this year as part of its annual park maintenance efforts.  The starting [...]

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Beaumont Health looks to hire laid-off salaried GM workers

Beaumont Health has about 500 job openings for General Motors Co. workers losing their jobs this month. After Beaumont’s chief of human resources Aaron Gillingham read about GM’s [...]

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Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program sees over 5,000 applications started in first 24 hours

Detroit’s summer youth employment program, ‘Grow Detroit’s Young Talent’ has seen over 5,000 applications started in the first 24 hours. The annual program, which is now in its 5th year, was [...]

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Detroit youth summer job program heats up with $150,000 donation

Even a polar vortex could not prevent mayor Mike Duggan, business and community leaders, employers, philanthropic organizations, and Detroit youth from convening at DTE Energy headquarters [...]

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Historic Detroit School To Be Redeveloped Into Workforce Training And Entrepreneurial Hub

DETROIT (CBS DETROIT/AP) — A historical nearly-century old Detroit school building is undergoing a major transformation. Plans are moving forward to redevelop the now vacant space into a place [...]

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Survey: Metro Detroit could be the next US tech hub

Local business leaders overwhelmingly agree that Metro Detroit could be the next technology hub in the United States, according to the first survey of its kind from global management firm [...]

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Golightly Career and Technical Center in Jefferson Chalmers innovates with career-focused education

Vocational training has not been historically popular in the United States, where a four-year college education has long been the preferred path for success after high school. But a shift is [...]