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From Jobs Created to Jobs Filled in Detroit

Derek Turner | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Derek Turner

Detroit entrepreneurs start companies that are high-growth and high-technology, but also require very specifically-skilled people in order to grow.

Detroit Food Academy -- The Hope of Our City Is in Our Youth

Detroit Food Academy | Posted 11.04.2013 | Detroit
Detroit Food Academy

This program feeds a basic need for our young people; Detroit Food Academy gives them a place to be and group to belong to. And they completely own it.

The Disheartening Truth About Detroit's Workforce

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr has a long list of things to fix in the city and among th...

The New Face Of Manufacturing In Detroit

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, Aug 2 (Reuters) - For nearly six decades Detroit's story has been one of relentless erosion of its once mighty ...

Detroit and Central Falls

Adam Toobin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Detroit
Adam Toobin

Though much smaller, Central Falls filed for bankruptcy in 2011 citing many of the same problems now seen in Detroit -- mismanagement, reduced state and federal aid and skyrocketing health care and pension costs.

7 Reasons To Get Excited About Detroit's Tech Industry

Posted 02.06.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's tech industry growth is outpacing national hubs like Silicon Valley, Boston and Chicago in a number of categories, according to the latest a...

Talent-Driven Detroit: How the Motor City Is Getting Her Groove Back

Noël Harmon | Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit
Noël Harmon

It's a new day in Detroit and there is much excitement by many for Detroit's economic recovery, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship boom, technology revolution, and the surge of creativity charging the city.

Joe Van Brussel

Detroit-Area Entrepreneur Breaks Down Michigan's Job Crisis | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 09.06.2012 | Small Business

In a region known for its automotive industry, it is only fitting that a local entrepreneur found a solution while analyzing car parts. While inte...

Cultivating Local Talent For Detroit's Growing Tech Sector

Model D | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit

This post originally appeared in Model D. Prudence Byas spent 10 years working in IT, enjoying the tech world and everything it had to offer. She ...

Restoring Faith and Confidence

Mervin T. White, Jr. | Posted 08.03.2012 | Detroit
Mervin T. White, Jr.

As an elected official, I will work diligently towards restoring faith and confidence back into our government by providing the highest level of integrity to the office of State Representative.

UIX: Charlie Cavell Pays It Forward

Model D | Tunde Wey | Posted 07.10.2012 | Detroit

This story was originally published at the Urban Innovation Exchange. There are some people who seem to always be happy. Without a care in the worl...

Learning IT In The D

Detroit News | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit

A group of Detroit companies and three colleges in the region have teamed up to tackle the shortage of information technology workers in the area, the...

Detroit Shows Big Job Growth In One Sector

Posted 05.09.2012 | Detroit

Reversing the trend of the previous decade, Detroit has added more manufacturing jobs in the last two years than all but one other metropolitan area i...

What States Can Learn from Michigan's Recovery

Jeff Mason | Posted 06.26.2012 | Detroit
Jeff Mason

When the national economy was hemorrhaging jobs, Michigan faced an especially difficult climate. Through resolve, creative thinking and cooperation between public and private entities, GE's leaders breathed new life into our future.

Laid-off Yahoo Employees Getting Wooed By Detroit Companies

Crain's Detroit Business | Posted 06.09.2012 | Detroit

As 2,000 former employees of Yahoo Inc. are out looking for a job, Dan Gilbert's companies have a message for them: Come to Detroit. That pitch was...

Detroit Employment Rate Looking Up, Until City Layoffs Hit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.06.2012 | Detroit

While data released this week showed a drop in Detroit's unemployment rate in February, impending layoffs for the city's largest employer might walk D...

Twitter Opens Office In Surprising City

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

Social media fans get ready: Twitter is coming to Detroit. The company announced Wednesday the opening of its first Michigan office at Dan Gilbert'...

Michigan Moves Up In Green Jobs Rankings

Posted 03.30.2012 | Detroit

Want to work at a "green" company? In Michigan, you could be in luck. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data from earlier this month, Michig...

Analyst: Michigan 'Not Out Of The Woods Yet' On Unemployment

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.29.2012 | Detroit

Michigan' unemployment rate continues to decline, dropping below 9 percent in February for the first time since 2008. But the situation is more grim i...

Boot Camp For Geeks Comes With Job Training

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.13.2012 | Detroit

At a time when many in the Detroit area are looking for work, one school is offering an intensive training course in a field with thousands of availab...

Becoming a Detroiter Is About Rebuilding a City Through Relationships Not Gentrification

Patrick Geans-Ali | Posted 03.24.2012 | Detroit
Patrick Geans-Ali

Detroit doesn't need elitist gentrifiers who are looking for opportunities to benefit only themselves, but citizens who will get in the trenches and help rebuild the city from the ground up.

Lost in Detroit: A Gentrifier's Story

Tommy Simon | Posted 03.11.2012 | Detroit
Tommy Simon

Let me say, as a young gentrifier, it's not that easy. Aside from my daily struggle of squeezing my legs into my skinny jeans, life is not a trust-fund joyride when you're a partially employed member of Detroit's creative class.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Who's Keeping Those Cars So Shiny? | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.10.2012 | Detroit

While many of the people who will attend the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will dazedly explore Cobo Center's wonders -- the ...

Auto Industry Goes From Gloom To Economic Bright Spot

New York Times | BILL VLASIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a dismal period of huge losses and deep cuts that culminated in the Obama administration's bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, the gloom ove...

Detroit Do-It-Yourselfers Provide Basic Services For Financially Strapped

Wall Street Journal | Alex P. Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

DETROIT--Although he retired long ago, Eddie Edwards has found work that keeps him busy for much of the year: staving off blight on his block....