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CAMW! The Skilled Trades Training Fund

Michigan Business Beat
May 7, 2018 6:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Teri Sand, SHRM-CP, PHR, CBSP, CRP Business Services Team Leader of Capital Area Michigan Works! They cover the CAMW! story of the month which is The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) is a partnership formed to address the need for funding and to provide additional training opportunities.

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Employers Turning to Non-traditional Talent

Michigan Business Beat
April 5, 2018 7:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! Lansing, MI, to talk about how employers are turning to non-traditional talent. 

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MEDC's Pure Michigan Business Connect and the 2018 Aerospace Summit

Michigan Business Beat
February 19, 2018 5:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Ryan Michael Director, Pure Michigan Business Connect State of Michigan | Michigan Economic Development Corporation. They discuss the seven years of Pure Michigan Business Connect. This Wednesday is a great event focused on a innovative sector of Michigan business; Aerospace!

The Paris Airshow was an inspiration to Gov. Rick Snyder attended the acclaimed international gathering of aviation and aerospace companies and suppliers, and pointed to an opportunity for Michigan to expand the scope and impact of its summit. Eight months later, the Pure Michigan Business Connect Aerospace Summit is set for Wednesday Feb. 21 at Little Caesars Arena (LCA) in Detroit will feature the largest aerospace business gathering ever hosted by the state.

More than 20 global purchasers will be on hand to connect with 430 or more Michigan suppliers to the international aerospace industry. More than networking, the summit provides Michigan companies with one-on-one pitches to large and medium aerospace industry purchasers from around the world along with U.S.-based companies from California and Washington.

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"Experience for Hire" - Not Your Typical Job Fair

Michigan Business Beat
February 13, 2018 4:00 PM

Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! talks with Jeffrey Mosher about AARP Michigan’s goal to match the qualifications of registered job seekers age 50 and above.

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CAMW! Diversifying Business Environments to Attract and Retain Talent

Michigan Business Beat
June 15, 2017 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with CAMW! (Capital Area Michigan Works!,CEO Edythe Hatter Williams. She discusses how organizations and communities must seek to globalize and diversify.

Fostering diversity and inclusion is essential to prosperity, as it breeds innovation and empowers creativity. In fact, according to a 2011 Forbes study, 85 percent of participants agreed or strongly agreed that diversity is crucial to fostering innovation in the workplace.

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Debunking Myths in Healthcare

Michigan Business Beat
May 19, 2017 2:00 PM

Chris Holman hosted what we call the CAMW! Success Story of the Month. For May 2017 we looked at the topic of debunking myths in healthcare. His guests were from Capital Area Michigan Works! and Sparrow Health System.

Joining Chris were Megan Wills, Manager, Talent Acquisition Sparrow Health System, along with Joe Winkiel, Business Service Liaison at Capital Area Michigan Works! - The demand for talent in the health care industry is ever-growing in Michigan, the U.S. and beyond. Enhanced technology and improved health care has led to a longer life expectancy for individuals and a growing aging population in the U.S. they discuss what this means for health care.

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CAMW! Edythe Hatter-Williams Shares how Business Can Connect Teens to Summer Jobs

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2017 11:00 AM

Chris Holman speaks with CAMW! (Capital Area Michigan Works!,CEO Edythe Hatter Williams. She discusses how with the school year coming to a close and summer beginning, many teens may be on the hunt for a summer job. - Summer is a great time for businesses to match up with students who are seeking out seasonal positions as well as internships and apprenticeships.

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Teach. Talent. Thrive!

Michigan Business Beat
January 11, 2017 5:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO of the Capital Area Michigan Works! about the T3 Business Council which stands for teach, talent, and thrive.

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CAMW! Success Story - Dameika Merriwether

Michigan Business Beat
August 1, 2016 4:00 PM

Chris Holman gets a chance to talk with Lansing School District graduate and CAMW! success story Dameika Merriwether. Every year, Capital Area Michigan Works! recognizes success stories, and Damieka was selected to share her story. 

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Capital Area Michigan Works! Opens New Charlotte Service Center

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2016 12:18 PM

Lansing, Mich. – Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) is pleased to announce the opening of our new Charlotte service center at 945 Reynolds Road, on the campus of Peckham, Inc.’s Charlotte facility. CAMW!’s current Charlotte service center, located at 311 W. First St., will be closed June 30, 2016 through July 4, 2016 during the service center move. The new service center location will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 on Reynolds Road, and will be operated by longtime CAMW! partner Peckham, Inc.

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