Career


Readers in Michigan: We Need More Skills, Not More Jobs



Readers in Michigan: We Need More Skills, Not More Jobs

The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering insight into how we work. A common experience after writing an article is that once it’s published, people come out of the woodwork to tell you things you wish you had known. It […]

15 Career Books Every Job Seeker Should Read



15 Career Books Every Job Seeker Should Read

When it comes to job hunting, you can never have too much insight into the process. There are many steps to consider, from networking and finding open positions to applying and interviewing. The ordeal can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Like anything, the more you prepare, the better off you’ll be. We […]

4 Solid Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network



4 Solid Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network

If you ask anyone how they got where they are today, you’ll quickly learn that many successful businessmen and women have connections. These connections, however, were likely not handed to them; they were forged through passion and networking. “Business revolves around people, and it is driven by relationships, which affect every aspect of business from […]

How to Tap Into the Veteran Entrepreneurship Network



How to Tap Into the Veteran Entrepreneurship Network

From: sba.gov It begins with an idea. You have a great vision for a business venture, but may not know where to start. Or, you’re already a veteran business owner with big plans to continue growth. Regardless of your status – veteran, service member, National Guard, Reserve, military spouse – or stage of entrepreneurship – […]

How to Create a Diversity Training Program



How to Create a Diversity Training Program

From: businessnewsdaily.com You might think that biases are a thing of the past, but while we’ve made improvements in the last century, there’s still a long way to go. In the workplace, people face prejudice for various reasons, from skin color to sexual orientation. Some employees or leaders may not even realize thier bias is caused […]

Key Steps Women Can Take Toward Strong Leadership



Key Steps Women Can Take Toward Strong Leadership

From: businessnewsdaily.com Women have learned that career success is not about adjusting to the male-dominated status quo. It’s about changing that status quo by embracing what makes diverse perspectives unique, and overcoming the doubts that keep you from reaching your full potential. “Once I heard that I shouldn’t expose my feelings at work, because this represents […]

How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Business See the Future



How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Business See the Future

From: entrepreneur.com Your customers are supplying you with data that can help you predict the future. Now more than ever, predictive analytics are becoming available to small businesses looking to get ahead of the competition by mining their data and generating meaningful intelligence. From mapping customer purchase trends to optimizing product campaigns, predictive analytics can be […]

Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?



Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Starting a business is an exciting venture. You get to channel your talents and ingenuity to create an organization you believe in. But the process isn’t simple. It requires time, dedication and – you guessed it – money. If you’re thinking about launching a new business, you may not know where to start with your […]