Tag Archives: Workforce

  1. OU INC helps Oakland University student launch on-demand delivery business

    About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award

    Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award
    Honor recognizes Plex’s commitment to workplace excellence

    TROY, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP and MES for manufacturing, today announced it has been named a 2018 Top Workplaces winner by The Detroit Free Press. Winners were selected based solely on anonymous employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The survey measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Andrey Tomkiw Named a Top 100 Attorney in Michigan

    Andrey Tomkiw, a partner in Dinsmore & Shohl’s Labor and Employment department, has been recognized by Super Lawyers as one of Michigan’s Top 100 Lawyers for 2018.

    The Top 100 distinction is reserved for attorneys who ranked at the top of the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list, which is based on peer nominations, research into professional achievement and a blue ribbon review process. Five percent of all attorneys nominated are selected to the Super Lawyers list; Tomkiw has been selected nine consecutive years in the category of Employment and Labor. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. CREDENTIALCHECK® Avoid the Heat, Work Someplace Cool! Crain’s Cool Places

    CREDENTIALCHECK® Avoid the Heat, Work Someplace Cool! Crain’s Cool Places to Work 2018 Winner!

    Troy, MI – CredentialCheck is pleased to announce we have once again been named to the Crain’s “Cool Places to Work” list for 2018! This program recognizes employers that go the extra mile to make employees feel appreciated – as judged, in part, by the employees themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Miller Canfield Earns Mansfield Certification for Diversity and Inclusion

    DETROIT (August 20, 2018)­—Miller Canfield announced today that it is the only firm in Michigan to be named among 41 major law firms nationwide that have earned Mansfield Certification from Diversity Lab, the national incubator for innovative ideas and solutions to boost diversity and inclusion in law, and is one of just 27 to earn the Mansfield Certified Plus designation for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. SS Digital Media Looks to Digital Summit Detroit To Expand Team

    TROY, Mich. – SS Digital Media, an integrated marketing and sales growth agency, will sponsor and present at the 2018 Digital Summit Detroit, at Cobo Center, September 12-13, 2018. The Detroit event is one of the best attended Digital Summit conferences out of the 20 held annually in the United States.

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  7. From the classroom to the boardroom: OU alumna Rosalie Vicari shares her journey from educator to COO of state’s largest independent restaurant group

    Before she became the chief operating officer (COO) and co-owner of one of the largest restaurant groups in the state, Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services helped Rosalie Vicari discover her passion for teaching. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. JVS Announces Training Class for Career Services Providers

    JVS will offer a 10-week training program beginning September 13 in Southfield for individuals working in career development. The Facilitating Career Development Course is based upon 12 professional competency areas outlined by the National Career Development Association (NCDA).

    Led by nationally trained and certified instructor Karen Gutman, the class will offer hands-on, practical learning and interaction with colleagues from a variety of work settings. Gutman is director of Business and Career Services at JVS. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. CREDENTIALCHECK® Completes Brand Refresh, Launches New Website

    June 4, 2018

    Troy, MI – Credential Check Corporation, today launched a new corporate website, built with clients, partners and top talent in mind. This past spring the company unveiled a refresh of its brand, with a new logo and colors that closer align with their fun and vibrant culture. Completing the website was the last piece to compliment the step forward. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. OU’s ISE program recognized with David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship award

    Oakland University has been selected to receive the 2018 David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship in recognition of the university’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.

    Established in memory of the founding publisher of Automation World magazine, the scholarship was created to encourage and support the growth of careers in industrial automation. Read the rest of this entry »