Jobs wanted, but harder to land for some

Jobs wanted, but harder to land for some

Jobs would be easier to find and get to if job posters and job seekers’ needs were better aligned. That’s the findings of a new report that studied nearly 260 workforce and related service providers. The report, produced for the McGregor Fund and released by the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN),  found that approximately half […]

Shears & Shaves Barber and Spa opens on Livernois Avenue of Fashion

Shears & Shaves Barber and Spa opens on Livernois Avenue of Fashion

Thirty-two years ago Dawn Sanford found herself pregnant and needing not only money, but a career. While that was a start of her happy family, it was also the beginning of a dream. Despite having no inclination to ever become a barber, she graduated from the Michigan Barber College and took up a chair at […]

Business stakeholders stand behind push to extend job training to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated

Business stakeholders stand behind push to extend job training to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated

As a healthcare leader and employer of more than 33,000 employees, many would assume that Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) must actively minimize, if not eliminate, risks whenever possible. Nevertheless, Robert G. Riney, president of healthcare operations and chief operating officer at HFHS, says eliminating the requirement that job applicants state whether they’ve been convicted […]