04/09/2012 05:25 pm ET Updated Jun 09, 2012

Dan Gilbert Companies Shout Out To 2,000 Laid-off Yahoo Workers: We're Hiring In 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 made in the form a joint statement from the Detroit-based companies in which Gilbert has an ownership. The group created a website,, and is holding a job recruitment event next month in Yahoo's backyard of Palo Alto, Calif.

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