INNOVATION & JOB NEWS

Lawrence Tech Earns 2021-22 Military Friendly School Designation

Lawrence Technological University announced that it has earned the 2021-22 Military Friendly School designation from Viqtory, a Coraopolis, Pa.-based company focused on linking the military and employers that want to hire them, and publisher of several military-focused magazines and websites.Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using...

Billhighway’s Innovative Team Member Programs Gain National Attention

Billhighway, a leader in financial solutions designed for component-based organizations, shines as one of the nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® (Best and Brightest). No stranger to the national spotlight, Billhighway’s progressive team-member initiatives, and collaborative culture are recognized for a ninth consecutive year.The Best and Brightest program celebrates...

Musicians Sought for Next Trail Tunes

Excerpt: The strolling music festival, Trail Tunes, was such a success during its debut last fall that city officials in Madison Heights are already excitedly planning the next one, set for this summer, and performers are needed.The next Trail Tunes is tentatively scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at...

Clayton & McKervey Launches The Sound of Automation Podcast

Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping growth-driven companies compete in the global marketplace, is excited to announce The Sound of Automation, a monthly podcast series for the Industrial Automation sector. “With the rise of Industry 4.0 and importance of data analytics, we had...

Road Commission for Oakland County Looking to Hire Seasonal Summer Laborers

Excerpt: The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire approximately 30 seasonal summer laborers.The position pay rate is $12.25 per hour, with a five-day work-week schedule. Workers are expected to report in early June. The positions will last 10 to 12 weeks, depending on need.Read more.

Chasing the Dream and Making it Pay: Free Webinar on Finding A Dream Job, Even During a Pandemic, Plus Budgeting for Success

JVS Human Services is offering a free webinar to metro Detroiters entitled, “The Road Ahead: Budgeting and the Dream Job” which will be streamed live on February 16, 2021 at 10 a.m. Despite the pandemic, job seekers still have dreams, passions and core values which remain big drivers for...

Finance Industry Leaders Offer Career Insight at Walsh’s Financial Futures Event

Walsh College will host Financial Futures, a free virtual event highlighting career opportunities in banking, corporate finance and financial services, on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021 from 8-9:30 p.m. A panel discussion will include Ashlee deSteiger, CFA, CFP, CPA, founder of Gunder Wealth Management,Richard DeVore, regional president, PNC Bank, Detroit...

Switzerland’s IWG Adds Regus Flexible Workspaces in Metro Detroit

Regus franchises, which offer flexible workspace, are making their U.S. debut with seven metro Detroit locations. // Photo courtesy of IWG Switzerland-based IWG, a provider of flexible workspace, has announced its first U.S. franchising deal, which will open Regus locations in metro Detroit.Regus is owned by IWG and provides flexible...

Employers Report Success with Online Job Fairs

Excerpt: The COVID-19 pandemic has left a lot of people without jobs. Whether it be furloughs or permanent layoffs, people in Oakland County and around the country are looking for work. Oakland County Michigan Works has stepped in to help.With the partnership of Southfield and Oak Park, Michigan Works...

Troy’s Skypersonic Completes Long Distance Drone Flight Remotely

Skypersonic’s Skycopter UAC, the drone pictured, was controlled from Florida during a Detroit flight. Photo courtesy of Red Cat Holdings Inc. Troy’s Skypersonic and Florida-based Red Cat Holdings Inc. — both companies work on unmanned aerial vehicles — successfully completed a recent drone flight in Detroit that was controlled from...

Automation Alley Program Distributes 3-D Printers for PPE, Operations

Markforged has distributed its first wave of 3-D printers to manufacturers participating in Automation Alley’s Project DIAMOnD. Pictured is a Markforged 3-D printer. Photo courtesy of Markforged Massachusetts’ Markforged, creator of Digital Forge, a metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, has distributed its first wave of 3-D printers to...

OU INC Client GryphonHR Receives Grant for Innovative HR Compliance Technology

Excerpt: GryphonHR, an OU INC client, recently received a BAF award from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to help further their work in Form I-9 and HR compliance in Southeast Michigan. GryphonHR utilizes their new online HR management platform to provide services for businesses of all sizes and industries.Read more.