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02/05/2019 publications
Reset Your Career: Women Take Charge

Reset Your Career: Women Take Charge

Women take time away from their careers for a variety of reasons. Some leave a prized job with intentions of soon returning, others leave unexpectedly without a clear return plan, and still, others find themselves laid off and facing other pressing obligations. With family time ranking highest among the reasons that women leave the “fast lane,” according to Harvard Business Review, the path to returning is often unclear. As personal...

01/08/2019 Sarah Wojcik, Royal Oak Review publications

Clawson hires firm to find new city manager

Clawson hires firm to find new city manager By: Sarah Wojcik | Royal Oak Review | Published January 8, 2019 CLAWSON — On Jan. 2, the Clawson City Council voted 4-0 to hire Ypsilanti-based Amy Cell Talent as the executive search firm responsible for finding a new city manager. To read the entire...

12/19/2018 Rachel Levy opportunity-seekers
Ask Our Career Coaches: Money Now Vs. Career Plan?

Ask Our Career Coaches: Money Now Vs. Career Plan?

This question was posed by a client early in her software development career. The Question:  Recruiters from software companies have been contacting me about jobs that aren’t my dream roles, but would pay almost double what I make now. Should I stay at a company where I'm underpaid but have a job that positions me for the role I really want or take one of these jobs which pays more in a position with less relevance to the job I...

11/25/2018 Gabe Kasper opportunity-seekers
Coming Home to Economic Opportunity: The Great Lakes Bay Region

Coming Home to Economic Opportunity: The Great Lakes Bay Region

On November 21, 2018, Saginaw Valley State University (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...

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...