Blog Category: opportunity-seekers

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...

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...

06/15/2015 opportunity-seekers

When Should You Hire a Career Coach? By Lisa Morgan

With the job market vastly improving, perhaps you’re feeling the itch to leave your current role or are already actively seeking new work.  You may have searched the job boards and even sent your resume to a few recruiters.  You may wonder, “Am I fully prepared for this search campaign?  What could a career coach do for me?”  Here are some questions to ask yourself: Do I know what I want in my next...

04/25/2015 Amy Cell opportunity-seekers
Career Opportunities in Michigan

Career Opportunities in Michigan

Now is a better time than ever to explore career opportunities with startups and technology companies in Michigan.  Startup activity and Venture Capital activity has never been higher.  The variety of technologies and opportunities has never been more diverse.  And the “entrepreneurial ecosystem” has never been more robust.  There is a tremendous amount of activity all through the state!  Hot beds of activity...