One of the nation’s top employment economists discusses Michigan’s workforce needs.
November 28, 2012
Tune in today at 10am (replays at 3pm and 8pm) on the Michigan Business Network.
From the Michigan Economic Developers Association “Creating a Talent-Driven Economy” program in Lansing, George Erickcek of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research analyzes Michigan’s current talent base and discusses the challenges of preparing a workforce that will meet the needs of the Michigan economy in 2025. Also on today’s show, Cheryl Peters talks about the Generation E Institute; Rhonda Pierce discusses how small businesses can benefit from the Michigan Shifting Gears program; and Todd Nelson talks about Venture for America, a new program that places recent college graduates in start-up companies.