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MEDC and our robust network of partners have formed the Talent Action Team, which serves as a concierge service matching job seekers to hiring businesses or training opportunities throughout the state.
The Talent Action Team is focused on partnering with businesses in key industries that have a demand for talent and is working to develop, retain and attract a pipeline of talent needed in the state for years to come.
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Employment by Industry
Michigan has a diverse and growing workforce of highly skilled talent across several industries as well as programs and resources to meet the talent needs of companies as these industries grow and change.
Our Top Employers
Michigan's comprehensive economic development toolkit and business-friendly climate are just two reasons businesses throughout the state continue to grow and succeed.Learn More
Eight Public/Private Partnerships Strengthening Michigan’s Talent Pool
The availability of skilled labor remains a top factor in every business expansion decision, and Michigan’s industry leaders, educational institutions and government partners are coming together to build a strong and equitable talent pipeline.Read More
Read About Michigan's Talented Workforce
Axis Automation Creating 50 High-Tech Jobs in Walker, Building on State’s Efforts to Grow STEM Talent in Michigan
Michigan's New Union Carpenters and Millwrights Skilled Training Center Opens in Detroit Thanks to Support from MEDC’s Collateral Support Program
Gov. Whitmer Launches Website to Help Students Apply for the Michigan Achievement Scholarship, Save Thousands
Michigan Communities and Companies Commit to a Sustainable Future, State Ranks #1 for Energy Sector Job Growth
Forbes: State of Michigan a Top-Ten Employer for New Graduates
Michigan's skilled workforce and diverse talent is highlighted in several episodes of The Michigan Opportunity Podcast. Now in its second season, host Ed Clemente has been joined by several guests specializing job growth, workforce development, and talent retention. Click on the episode links to the right and listen to insightful conversations and hear about new, emerging global trends.
Recent Workforce and Talent Episodes:
Unmatched Quality of Life
Today's employees are searching not only for an impactful career, but desire a quality of life that can only be found in Michigan. With a low cost of living, four distinct seasons, 11,000 lakes and the country’s longest freshwater coastline, when it comes to living and working, nothing compares to Pure Michigan.Learn more
Discover Our Strong Talent Pipeline
Michigan's collection of world-class talent is among the top reasons why businesses locate and expand in the state. Employers find that Michigan has one of the most talented, diverse and abundant workforces in the country and has the programs, resources and state-wide support that continues to build talent with in-demand skills that help businesses thrive.Learn More
Connecting Companies and Interns
The Michigan STEM Forward intership program matches students attending Michigan colleges and universities with internship opportunities at the state’s leading innovative companies. STEM Forward provides students meaningful career experience, promotes job retention, and provides financial support to companies who hire these interns.Learn More
Talent and Workforce Resources & Partners