Melissa Anders| MLive
LANSING, MI — Michigan’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.9 percent in December.
The annual average jobless rate also came in at 8.9 percent for 2012, down from 10.3 percent in 2011, according to preliminary data from … Read the rest
Karl Henkel| The Detroit News
Auto parts suppliers are primed to boost jobs in 2013 in an effort to keep up with accelerating U.S. auto sales.
Suppliers invested heavily in their plants beginning in 2010, but delayed hiring until the … Read the rest
Karl Henkel and David Shepardson| The Detroit News
Hiring binge is the biggest for Ford in more than a decade
Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co., which shed white-collar workers during the industry downturn, plan to hire more than … Read the rest
Amanda McGrory-Dixon| ProducersWeb.com
Sixty-five percent of employers report they’d hire veterans instead of equally qualified candidates, according to a new CareerBuilder study.
The study also finds that 29 percent of respondents say they are targeting veterans for employment, marking an … Read the rest
Meghan M. Biro| Forbes
It’s almost November 11th. Pop quiz: does the holiday honor Armistice Day, the day when WW1 officially ended (although hostilities continued for some time)? Does it mean Veterans’ Day, the US recognition … Read the rest
Dave Muller| MLive
DETROIT, MI – Rock Connections, a marketing company under the Rock Ventures umbrella of firms owned by Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, is doing quite well.
So well, in fact, that company president and CEO Victor You … Read the rest