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Importance of Innovation for Preparing for the Workforce

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
March 30, 2015 11:00 AM

After the presentation, Geoffrey Croley and Jordyn Lewis (DHS students and DCG/MCG members) interviewed Darcy Kerr regarding the importance of innovation and its role in preparing the workforce of the 21st century. Additionally, Accident Fund Holdings is the lead sponsor for the 2015 Michigan Creative Educators Summit on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Lansing Center. Many thanks to Accident Fund Holdings for their generous support and great corporate citizenship!

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Junior Achievement 2015 Teen and Personal Finance Survey

Michigan Business Network
March 29, 2015 4:21 PM

Junior Achievement’s annual Teens & Personal Finance Survey, in partnership with The Allstate Foundation, revealed surprising insights about teens and parents, and their thoughts on personal finance. Among the survey’s findings: nearly half of teens (48 percent) say parents will help pay for college but only 16 percent of parents (of teens) report planning to help and 40 percent of teen girls say parents aren’t talking to them enough about money management compared to 24 percent of teen boys who agree. This is the first year parents have been included as part of the Teens & Personal Finance Survey.

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Plans for Growth and Expansion for Comcast Business

Michigan Business Beat
March 29, 2015 3:40 PM

What is the latest in innovation coming forward from Comcast Business? We are going to spend a little time with Todd England, director of enterprise sales for Comcast Business in Plymouth, MI. You are going to find out the new stuff that is coming forward and the importance of wider broadband coverage.

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06-16-2015: AIAG Supply Chain Summit

Michigan Business Network
March 28, 2015 6:00 PM

Automotive Industry Action Group
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Attendees will receive updates and hear solutions to issues in the areas on, capacity planning, contingency planning, risk management, supply chain visibility and logistics best practices. Get your questions answered during the open Q&A panel with OEM and Supplier Executives, and join industry experts discussing issues, updates and solutions surrounding supply chain disruption and recovery.

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04-24-2015: 2015 Spring Educational Seminars

Michigan Business Network
March 28, 2015 4:30 PM

Michigan Festivals & Events
April 234 2015

Michigan Festivals & Events presents these events featuring Sylvia Allen of Allen Consulting. These five events will provide great insight on all the aspects of sponsorship. From acquiring to pricing, Sylvia will share a wealth of knowledge. 

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CoRe Experience Program Creating Successful Future Employees

Michigan Business Beat
March 28, 2015 11:55 AM

We are on the campus of Michigan State University and for this segment we are talking about the CoRe Experience Program between MSU and Consumers Energy. Cindy Westerhof, director of talent acquisition for Consumers Energy joins us in this segment to talk about just how important this program is to bringing in successful employees of the future.

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Consumers Energy Partnership with MSU and Future Projects

Michigan Business Beat
March 28, 2015 11:53 AM

What is happening in the future of energy here in the state of Michigan? John Broschak, vice president of major projects for Consumers Energy, joins us to talk about the CoRe Experience Program that they are partnering with MSU for. John also tells us about the projects coming in the future and what will be our cost efficient energy sources.

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CoRe Experience Program Promoting Opportunities and Employment

Michigan Business Beat
March 28, 2015 8:00 AM

What is happening with today’s engineers? Where are they going and how are they getting educated? Leo Kempel, the Dean of College of Engineering at MSU, joins us here and talks a little bit about the CoRe Experience Program at MSU and how it is buddying up with the opportunities in the employment industry.

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Get Help Tackling Your Toughest Employee Recruitment Challenges

Business Next
March 27, 2015 5:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with workforce recruitment experts Danny Samson and Wendy Pittman of WorkFountain. WorkFountain powers the SBAM Talent Exchange, a proven talent matching tool that addresses the unique recruiting needs of the small and mid-sized business community. Employers are guided through an easy posting process that intelligently sorts through tens of thousands of profiles. WorkFountain instantly provides employers with pre-selected candidates based on their specific hiring needs matched to the skills, education and experience of the candidate.

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What Will the CoRe Experience Program Provides to Students?

Michigan Business Beat
March 27, 2015 5:00 PM

We are at MSU in this segment talking about the CoRe Experience Program which is a partnership with Consumers Energy. We interviewed James McCormick, a MSU Senior who has been studying electrical engineering and is moving on to Consumers for a career.

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