Talent Action Team

Businesses looking to fill specific roles while expanding in the EV, mobility and semiconductor industries can work with MEDC's Talent Action Team for upskilling, talent attraction and retention, and to coordinate with our educational institutions and regional, dedicated workforce development boards.

Talent is Our Top Priority 

In 2023, MEDC launched an unprecedented statewide talent attraction and retention strategy by convening major Michigan employers, public universities, community colleges, and PK-12 education partners into a Talent Action Team to collaborate on identifying the skills, workforce programs and initiatives needed to support a robust tech talent pipeline for long-term growth in the state’s strategic industries.

The Talent Action Team program is a concierge-level service provided for key employers in the state.

How Can I Get Involved with the Talent Action Team?

  • Employers: The Talent Action Team is ready to work with you. Email us to learn more and to get involved.

  • Jobseekers and Students: Take your career and lifestyle to the next level in Michigan. Our innovative industries, adventurous landscape and welcoming, affordable communities are waiting for you. Visit TheMichiganLife.org to learn more and find your dream job.
MEDC’s Talent Action Team gains global recognition in Most Innovative Companies list

MEDC’s Talent Action Team gains global recognition in Most Innovative Companies list

Fast Company’s 2024 Most Innovative Companies list ranked the MEDC’s Talent Action Team No. 4 in Business Services, thanks to a bold approach toward talent attraction and population growth.

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Michigan is the place to build the future. We want to keep working together with MEDC to grow our economy, create good-paying jobs and build the future of the auto industry right here in Michigan.

Deeana Ahmed

Vice President of Strategy, Policy and Sustainability, Our Next Energy

Michigan Talent Action Team Employers

Michigan Talent Action Team employers are driving innovation in the advanced manufacturing sectors of semiconductors, EV and Mobility.


Discover more about Michigan's Leading Workforce

With the greatest concentration of engineers in the nation and a skilled trades workforce of more than 250,000 strong, Michigan's workforce is a top reason businesses locate and expand in the state.

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Higher Education Partners

Michigan Talent Action Team works with higher education partners to provide students hands-on learning experiences and access to in-demand careers. 


Statewide Talent Programs