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Center for Automotive Research | 4/12/2017
The Center for Automotive Research weighs in on the manufacturing talent shortage and its risk to the industry’s ability to execute product launches. Find out what the organization has planned to help address the coming crisis in skilled trades, this week on the blog.
By Liz Rivard | Automation Alley | 4/5/2017
The advanced manufacturing and IT sectors are facing complex workforce challenges like never before. And those challenges are magnified by the rise of Industry 4.0. How do companies find employees with the appropriate expertise? Registered Apprenticeship is a proven solution for recruiting, training, and retaining world-class talent, says Liz Rivard, Automation Alley’s program manager of Industry 4.0 Partnerships and Talent. Apprenticeships, often referred to as an “earn while you learn” program, offer a company reduced turnover, savings in recruitment costs, preservation of trade secrets and increased productivity, among other benefits.
By Kristin Hope | PIXO Group | 3/15/2017
PIXO Group Marketing Strategist Kristin Hope shares why she picked up her career in tech and made the move from Silicon Valley to Detroit, and why this decision could be the right one for many Millennials who are “low on funds but big on dreams.”
By Rick Nini | Corporate Eagle | 3/1/2017
Attracting and retaining top talent is vital to the success of all businesses, says Rick Nini, president and CEO of aviation company Corporate Eagle. And doing so takes time, energy and strategic focus. Here are his top tips for assembling – and keeping – a great team.
By Kris Powell | HRPro/BenePro | 11/23/2016
Great company culture is about so much more than just ping-pong tables, free snacks and nap breaks. It’s about something more, says Kris Powell, CEO and President of HRPro/BenePro. So, what are the keys to a healthy workplace? Find out in this week’s blog.
By Wendy Pittman | WorkFountain | 11/16/2016
From paper resumes and red pens to the ability to connect to hundreds of resumes with the click of a button, our expectations of recruiting solutions have increased. Our patience with outdated systems has unsurprisingly worn thin. In an era of skills gaps and misalignments, hiring managers require on-demand access to talent, with the ability to place the right people in the right roles quickly. To achieve this, employers need the right tools. 
By Dave Dunckel | Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency | 11/9/2016
Every day, members of today’s U.S. Armed Forces manage, operate and repair thousands of sophisticated communications networks across the globe. Our military men and women control and command high-tech proprietary software and hardware platforms that have the potential of swift and deadly consequences if mismanaged or compromised by an adversary. Not only do our service members accomplish these difficult and sophisticated tasks without hesitation, they often do so in austere environments in treacherous terrain or in the busy, crowded streets of third-world countries.
7/6/2016
We know that manufacturers across the country are struggling to find the skilled talent they need to remain competitive. Yet, according to Automation Alley partner Tooling U-SME, 75 percent of those companies say they don’t offer a structured training program on manufacturing skills. 
By Nathan Hughes | Detroit Labs | 5/25/2016
Nathan Hughes, co-founder of Detroit Labs, explains why his company ditched the resume in favor of a more inclusive and progressive hiring approach. 
By Karol Friedman | Automation Alley | 5/4/2016
Today’s business climate is moving at the speed of light, and the prevailing opinion in workforce development circles is that our country’s skills gap cannot be closed unless we rethink the way we learn. This was the philosophy behind Automation Alley’s Technical Talent Development Program (TTDP).
By Ken Rogers | Automation Alley | 3/16/2016
Successful businesses leaders know the value of building a great team — and keeping them happy. Here, Automation Alley’s Executive Director Ken Rogers serves up 10 tips for assembling, motivating and empowering employees. “On a day-to-day basis, the goal is always ‘team,’” he says. “A quality team will allow your business to flourish.”
By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 2/24/2016
A situation at Yelp this week has shined a national spotlight on the cost of living disparity across America’s major technology hubs, and it highlights the hardships faced by many employees who are struggling to make ends meet while working and living in the country’s most expensive cities. According to Automation Alley’s 2016 Technology Industry Report, there is one major U.S. city where the technology industry is thriving, and its employees can enjoy a high standard of living: Detroit. 
By Gary Abernathy | New Horizons Computer Learning Centers | 12/2/2015
Gary Abernathy is the Executive Vice President of Sales for Livonia-based New Horizons Computer Learning Centers. This week on the blog, he discusses the importance of ongoing education for employees as technology rapidly changes. 
By Karol Friedman | Automation Alley | 3/18/2015
We sat down with Karol Friedman, Automation Alley’s director of talent development, to discuss some of the biggest challenges facing the local tech workforce today and what Automation Alley is doing to address them.
By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 1/21/2015
A Q&A with Automation Alley’s Ken Rogers and Kelly Kozlowski

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