Everyone hopes to snag the best interns for their summer programs, especially if it’s in the skilled trades, which has been seeing an especially tight labor market. The question is how you go about getting word out about your program to students and school mentors. Electrical firm Feyen Zylstra found a unique way, and the […]
“Time is the scarcest resource, and unless it is managed, nothing else can be managed.” Management expert Peter Drucker said this, and I agree. If you’re like most business people, you probably feel there are rarely enough hours in a day – no matter how hard you work – to get things done. Being distracted […]
Going green and focusing on sustainability is critical for any business, but it is especially important when you have 2.4 million square feet of space. Cobo Center, Detroit’s main convention and exhibition venue, has put a variety of environmentally friendly initiatives in place recently, and convention organizers have taken notice. Not only has the Center’s […]
UHY understands the importance of offering employees opportunities to unwind and bond with co-workers even during the busiest times of the year. Group outings are regularly scheduled and additional perks are offered inside the office.
As a young journalist, Erin Winters has two of the most important qualities needed to be a success in her chosen field – raw talent and unbridled curiosity. Those traits have helped the Detroit resident gain some impressive jobs and opportunities, especially with her work at television station Fox 2 in Detroit. Now, she’s going […]
Nearly 67 percent of Americans are enrolled in health insurance through their employer, according to the 2015 U.S. Census Bureau. However, health insurance is complicated. Your employees shouldn’t be challenged with the jargon and tough-to-follow stipulations of their health plan. Additionally, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found that a large number of Americans enrolled in […]
In March, Stefanini, a $1B global IT provider, announced Spencer Gracias as the new CEO for the North America and Asia Pacific regions. Working from the company’s U.S. headquarters, Gracias is tasked with the huge job of implementing Stefanini’s strategic plan to serve as a “digital transformation agent” for its clients. Gracias – who previously worked […]
There is no relationship in life longer than that of siblings. And, like today’s families, sibships come in all shapes and sizes. The classic nuclear family has diminished in the past decades, due to divorce, remarriage and parenting out of wedlock. So now we have more half-sibs, step-sibs and sibs by adoption. In addition, second […]
When a company sees a need for a new product or service, it goes about the business of fulfilling that need in a way that helps its own bottom line and its customers. So what should a company do when they see a need in its local community? If you’re automotive-seating giant Adient, you create […]
You can find Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Plan Analyst in the wrestling ring in his free time. Eric S. has a hidden talent – he is a wrestling referee! As a referee he teaches youth about more than just wrestling rules. He teaches them valuable life lessons such as the importance of a positive […]
How regulatory environment can affect growth of a community
It may be a somewhat obvious statement, but for at least 10,000 members of the organization once formally known as the Society of Automotive Engineers—the place to be this week is the annual SAE World Congress, a three-day event that began Tuesday and wraps up Thursday at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Corp! magazine is there to take […]
It always happens doesn’t it? You run out of printer ink just as you’re in the middle of printing that important report at home for the Monday morning meeting with the boss. Thanks to Epson, that isn’t likely to happen – at least not for years. In February, Epson America, Inc. announced the launch of […]
Whether out to eat or dining in this Lent, those who adhere to the Lenten tradition are seeking creative and delicious fish options. The Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern’s location in Bingham Farms offers a variety of fish options that take culinary flavor to another level. Among its signature dishes are the Baja Fish Tacos, […]
Get an annual work evaluation, going through a tough peer review, receiving negative feedback online – Jeff Ross feels your pain. Few people like to be criticized. However, Ross is a firm believer that you’ve got to take your hits, think about what was said and try to use the information shared constructively if possible. […]
Nationwide, there are numerous cities that were once strongholds of the industrial revolution, beacons for job seekers intent on seeking new futures for a next generation. While many of those same cities eventually fell into disrepair and decline, the mantle of rustbelt worn with derision, some have now embraced a new hope. One standout example is […]
Business and government leaders from around the world gathered near the end of March for this year’s India Business Conference .
It’s not unusual for careers to get off to wobbly starts as young people, hampered by limited experience and contacts, find it difficult to achieve a firm footing. That’s one reason they should make it a goal to find mentors who could help guide them through the rough patches. “One of the biggest benefits of […]
Companies of all sizes are focusing on workplace wellness, investing in a variety of approaches to provide a positive, healthy environment for its employees and to encourage healthy lifestyles among all of their workers. BNP Media recently began working with MeditationWorks — a mobile stress solutions truck — as a way to promote positivity and […]
Building on the strength of the California Closets brand, the California-based company known for its custom-storage solutions will open a new manufacturing facility in Cascade Charter Township on Michigan’s West side. The project will create an estimated 61 jobs and create an investment of more than $5.7 million in the new facility, located at 4930 […]
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