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2021’s Best Business Credit Cards & Bank Accounts – WalletHub

Michigan Business Network
April 28, 2021 4:00 PM

With 7.5 million small business owners now saying that 2020 made them regret starting a new business, the personal-finance website WalletHub today announced its editors’ selections for the best business credit cards and best business bank accounts of 2021 in order to help small business owners find savings on their key financial products. This information comes on the heels of WalletHub’s 2021 Small Business Owner Survey, which gauged business owners’ attitudes on government assistance, plans to reopen the economy, and more.

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Lansing Regional Chamber Job Board to Help Region’s Employers Connect with Job Seekers

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2021 1:00 PM

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has launched a new online job board that LRCC members can use to share their job openings with those seeking employment. The Member Job Board is located on the LRCC website under the Talent tab and can be accessed at https://members.lansingchamber.org/jobs.

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CAMW! | Carrie Rosingana - Child Care’s Impact on Workforce

Michigan Business Beat
April 26, 2021 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher catches back up with Carrie Rosingana, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! to discuss their topic for April 2021; Child care’s impact on the workforce.

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DTMB | Regional Michigan Jobless Rates Display Mixed Trends in March

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2021 6:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Not seasonally adjusted jobless rates edged down slightly in 10 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas during March, according to data released today from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Unemployment rates inched up in three regions and remained unchanged in four areas.

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Cinnaire | Don't Miss This Opportunity for Recruiting CDFIs

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2021 2:00 PM

Many of Cinnaire's CDFI partners are actively seeking out and hiring new team members, and at the same time, a growing number of graduating students and young professionals are seeking impact jobs. With the country's focus now more than ever on social justice and equity, there has never been so much interest in CDFIs. The CDFIs101 Series provides you the opportunity to engage with and recruit new team members eager for careers with impact.
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States That Had the Fastest Unemployment Claims Recovery – WalletHub Study

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2021 7:00 AM

With all Americans now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and the country continuing to reopen, new unemployment claims decreased week-over-week on April 12, and were 91% below the peak during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help add some context to these statistics, WalletHub just released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos and audio files

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Expand Your Talent Pool by Offering a Second Chance to a Skilled Workforce

Build Smart. Lead Strong.
April 22, 2021 12:00 PM

Small manufacturers who need to expand their workforce have an opportunity to hear more about how Returning Citizens (those who have returned to the community after serving time) can be a great resource to alleviate workforce challenges. Returning citizens face many barriers as they return to the community from incarceration. Through the efforts of the Offender Employment & Opportunities Unit and the Offender Success Administrative Agencies, many of these barriers are reduced. Listen and learn how you can access a skilled workforce to support your manufacturing facility.

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Peters & Thune Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Future Federal Workforce’s Capabilities in Artificial Intelligence

Michigan Business Network
April 21, 2021 3:00 PM

Legislation Would Provide Scholarships to Students Enrolled in Artificial Intelligence Programs in Exchange for Public Sector Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and John Thune (R-SD) introduced bipartisan legislation to help ensure the federal government can compete with the private sector to employ experts in the artificial intelligence (AI) field. The bill would offer scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying AI and related fields in exchange for service in the public sector upon completion of degrees.

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LEO | Resources to Support Individuals with Autism Highlighted as Part of Autism Awareness Month

Michigan Business Network
April 19, 2021 6:00 PM

LANSING, Mich.—Autism spectrum disorder is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the U.S., affecting more than five million people. To help Michiganders better understand autism and those who live with it, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joins the Michigan Departments of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), Education (MDE), Health and Human Services (MDHHS), and Autism Alliance of Michigan to proclaim April as Autism Awareness Month.

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States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Recovering Most – Updated WalletHub Study

Michigan Business Network
April 16, 2021 3:00 PM

With the U.S. gaining 916,000 jobs in February and the national unemployment rate at 6% compared to the nearly historic high of 14.7% at the peak during the coronavirus pandemic, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, along with accompanying videos and audio files, to illustrate which areas of the country have had the best recovery so far.

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