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MEDC Announces Revolutionary Advertising Approach Entire Advertising Budget Dedicated to High-Tech Worker Recruitment

Wednesday, May 03, 2000

Kathleen McMahon
(517) 335-4590

www.michigan.org called Michigan Careersite. This area will be geared toward professionals in the life sciences, information technology and engineering fields. The new site includes useful information about Michigan's economy, lifestyle and Michigan employers. One major component of Michigan Careersite is a job board that houses job seeker information and job openings at Michigan companies in the IT, advanced manufacturing and life sciences fields. Michigan Careersite also includes Michigan relocation information such as school and city reports, and moving and salary calculators. With companies like Microsoft, Strategic Interactive, CBSI, Cisco Systems, Compuware and Sun Microsystems, Michigan has become a hotbed of IT activity. Currently, Michigan’s IT industry supports about 7,500 companies and 119,000 workers. The IT industry in Michigan generated nearly $7.7 billion in wages in 1999.