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CAR | This month at CAR: Industry X Webinar Series

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 1:15 PM

CAR will be releasing a report on Industry X highlighting the remarkable change underway at the end of November. CAR is hosting a series of webinars to share our findings and define future guideposts.

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | On-Time Delivery Is Critical—Are You Meeting Expectations?

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 12:00 PM

On-Time Delivery Can Mean the Difference Between Keeping Your Best Clients or Losing Them

On-time delivery is critical for manufacturers. If your business isn’t delivering on time, your customers’ opinion of you will be affected. CSH’s Randy Slattery discusses some of the factors that can slow down your delivery time and provides tips to drive improvement, (full article shared below).

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LEO | Partnership Provides Skills, Opportunities for Students Interested in Growing, High-Demand GIS and Drone Careers

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 11:00 AM

DPSCD joins the state’s MiSTEM effort, EMU and the Geospatial Technology Talent Consortium to prepare students for high-tech jobs on the horizon; looks for employers to work with interns to develop talent pipeline

LANSING, Mich.—With organizations across the globe increasingly relying on location intelligence to make better decisions, careers in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are in demand more than ever. That’s why the state’s MiSTEM Network has partnered with Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) to offer a unique opportunity for students to take college-level GIS courses.

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Treetops Resort | Still Gearing up for the Best Ski Deal around!

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 10:00 AM

Ski Free Weekend in Gaylord, December 11-13, 2020
GAYLORD, MICHIGAN – The Gaylord Area Convention & Tourism Bureau, along with area
hotels, vacation rentals and Treetops Resort, welcome winter with FREE SKIING Friday,
Saturday and Sunday, December 11-13, 2020!

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RELEASE: Michiganders Encouraged to Explore High-Demand, High-Wage Career Pathways

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 9:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — To recognize the state’s urgent and growing need for talent and the programs and services in place to help and engage residents in employment, training and educational opportunities, Governor Gretchen Whitmer encourages Michiganders to explore the many career pathways available to them during Career Exploration and Awareness Month.

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MEDC | International Trade: December Newsletter

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 8:00 AM

Virtual Healthcare Trade Mission to the U.A.E.

February 1-11, 2021

Together with the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, MEDC invites companies to join a healthcare sector trade mission to the United Arab Emirates. This mission offers a chance for companies to get a head start on their participation in Arab Health 2021 (May-July 2021) or to utilize the trade mission to develop leads in the U.A.E.

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Treasury: Consider Giving the Gift of Education by Donating to the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2020 7:00 AM

2020's #GivingTuesday marked yesterday!

LANSING, Mich. – As 2020 draws to a close and Michiganders plan their end-of-year giving, the Michigan Department of Treasury asks individuals to consider giving the gift of education through a tax-deductible donation to the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund.

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LAFCU Promotes Brian Tribell to New Risk Analysis Position

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2020 6:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has created the position of risk analyst to augment the credit union’s risk management.

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Michigan Docs Urge Restaurants to Help Keep People Safe by Avoiding a Rush to Reopen

Michigan Business Beat
December 1, 2020 5:30 PM

DETROIT, Mich. -- With COVID-19 continuing its surge and hospitals running out of beds, Michigan physicians today urged restaurants to help keep people safer by avoiding a rush to reopen and pausing indoor dining to minimize infections. The physicians’ call came as one Detroit-area restaurant owner, Joe Vicari, circulated a letter asking other restaurant owners to defy health department orders prohibiting indoor dining. A current Department of Health and Human Services Department order pauses indoor dining until Dec. 8.

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NEWS RELEASE : October Michigan Regional Jobless Rates Decline

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2020 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates fell in all 17 of Michigan’s major labor market areas during October, according to data released today from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.

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