A Case for Hiring Veterans

Proving why veterans are perfect for the job By Maurice Jones Page 33 The military trains individuals to lead by example as well as through direction, delegation, motivation and inspiration. With a vast skillset acquired through their service, veterans serve …

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Employing Veterans

Syracuse University provides resources for businesses Page 32 By Ingrid Sjostrand Despite support for hiring veterans, many businesses lack the resources and research to create effective initiatives for veteran employment. The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University …

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September 2012: Driving an Army

TACOM’s Warren facility continues to drive Army By Amanda Lee Pages 13-14 While Southeast Michigan rightly became synonymous with the moniker the “Arsenal of Democracy” during World War II, the proud legacy can sometimes lead to misconceptions about the level …

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September 2012: A Good Fit

Elected as Macomb County Executive in November 2010, Mark Hackel has had a strong focus on economic development, including the automotive industry and advanced manufacturing. With Macomb County’s existing assets, the defense industry is a crucial component of those efforts. In this question-and-answer with the Detroiter, Hackel discusses the defense industry and his efforts to actively promote the county as the defense capital of the Midwest.

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An Amazing Story

Michigan has a great story to tell, and the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference will go a long way in writing the next chapter. The path to success for any organization is paved with a clear vision, achievable goals, a well-thought strategy and constructive dialogue. It’s no different for the state of Michigan.

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The Grandest of Years

It’s not every day that influential leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists meet to plan the future of one of the country’s most forward-moving regions. So when they do, it’s only fitting that a quasquicentennial celebration should be part of the festivities.

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Global Economy

Thomas Friedman and Fareed Zakaria bring global perspective to Conference By Rick Haglund Page 16-18, May 2012 Globalization and rapid technological advancement are the two most powerful trends shaping and roiling today’s economy, especially in Michigan and Midwest manufacturing states …

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