Oakland County

U-M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County’s small businesses and workforce took the brunt of COVID-19’s economic tsunami, but the county’s overall economic diversity and solid fundamentals positions it well for an economic recovery,...

Amazon to Hire 3,600 for New Jobs in Michigan

Excerpt: Amazon.com Inc. is looking to hire 3,600 people to fill new jobs in its warehouses and delivery stations across Michigan, part of 100,000 positions the company is seeking to fill across...

New Evening Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered by Oakland County Small Business Team

Oakland County is offering evening virtual business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting a business.The evening workshops, conducted by expert business counselors from the county’s small business team,...

OUWB Anesthesiology Interest Group Wins Top Honor in U.S.

Excerpt: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Anesthesiology Interest Group was recently named the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Outstanding Anesthesia Interest Group for 2019-20.Read more.

Southfield Schools’ Special Education Director Recognized with Gwisdalla Award

Dr. Lanissa Laura Freeman, director of the Intense Student Support Network for Southfield Public Schools, was honored on Sept. 11 with a Gwisdalla Award for her work in the...

Free Cybersecurity Website Launched as Oakland County Honored as National Tech Leader for 16th Consecutive Year

Oakland County has launched a cybersecurity website that offers residents, schools, businesses and neighboring counties cybersecurity training, advice and connections to help them prepare and defend themselves from cybercriminals...

North American International Cyber Summit Goes Virtual, Offers Free Registration

The 2020 North American International Cyber Summit will go virtual this year and offer free registration. Stock photo The 2020 North American International Cyber Summit, hosted by the state of...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...
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Talent Show: Oakland County Focuses on Training Youth for Careers Close to Home

Oakland County companies depend on a strong, well-trained workforce. That’s why the county takes an active role in developing talent at an early age.“The good news is the unemployment...

TEDxDetroit to Go Virtual, Offer Free Registration

TEDxDetroit will be virtual this year and offer free registration. Pictured is April Anderson, founder of Good Cakes and Bakes, at last year’s event. Photo courtesy of TEDxDetroit In the...