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11/25/2018 Gabe Kasper publications
Coming Home to economic opportunity

Coming Home to economic opportunity

On Wednesday, Nov. 21, SVSU hosted more than 20 leading employers from the Great Lakes Bay Region to connect with area college students and young professionals at the first ever “Coming Home” event from Discover Great Lakes Bay. The event was scheduled to coincide with the many students coming home for Thanksgiving. Organizers aimed to encourage those students to live and work in the Great Lakes Bay Region. For entire article go...

11/16/2018 publications
Interns Can Help Build Brand Loyalty

Interns Can Help Build Brand Loyalty

When business owners and hiring managers think of interns, they’re likely to envision needing extra time and resources to create a suitable job description and conduct training. Not certain about the costs and benefits, many companies, especially smaller ones, decide not to hire interns. Internships, however, should be anything but the picture described above. Rather than being time-consuming with negligible benefits, with a little...

09/28/2018 Michelle Galbraith, Senior Career Developer publications
Empowering People to Success

Empowering People to Success

Michelle joined the Amy Cell Talent team in February, 2017, but her journey in helping connect job seekers with employers began many years prior. She started her career working in staffing retail agencies and later joined a major consumer products company in New York City. There, she worked with onboarding employees and hiring managers to recruit MBA graduates from top universities. She worked with managers and consultants investigating what...

09/20/2018 publications
Work and Lupus: Three (Discreet) Ways to Improve Your Life

Work and Lupus: Three (Discreet) Ways to Improve Your Life

For people with Lupus, a formal diagnosis can take years. That time is often filled with uncertainty and quite a bit of pain. This feeling can continue even after a diagnosis is reached. This is especially true in the workplace, as the pressure to perform can be high. In fact, the risk of unemployment is four times higher in Lupus patients than in the general population of similar demographic makeup (Palter, 2017).This is worsened by the fact...

09/18/2018 publications
Amy Cell Talent Announces Sales and Marketing Networking Event

Amy Cell Talent Announces Sales and Marketing Networking Event

Need help finding sales and marketing talent to fill your current or future staffing needs? Attend Cold Brews & Connections, a networking event where employers can meet - and potentially interview and hire - professionals with sales and marketing experience, sponsored by Amy Cell Talent. WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5 pm to 7 pm WHERE: Ypsilanti (location to be provided after employers RSVP) Prior to the event, Amy Cell Talent will review...

03/08/2018 opportunity-seekers
Gov. Rick Snyder: Marshall Plan for Talent

Gov. Rick Snyder: Marshall Plan for Talent

The Govenro's plan calls for investing $100 million in new funding dedicated to innovative programs, including competency-based certification, assistance for schools to improve curricula and classroom equipment, scholarships and stipends, and support for career navigators and teachers.  Listen to our own Amy Cell along with Rob Fowler President & CEO, Small Business Assocation of Michigan and Larry Eiler, CEO of Eiler...

03/05/2018 publications

WCC and McKinley, Inc. team up to create Maintenance Apprenticeship Program

Three weeks of apprenticeship readiness training leads to entry-level positions at Ann Arbor-based real estate management company ANN ARBOR, Michigan (February 23, 2018) – McKinley, Inc., one of the nation’s largest residential and commercial real estate development companies, has called upon Washtenaw Community College to help train building maintenance professionals for employment at the company’s apartment and housing units...