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Michigan manufacturing jobs show growth

Graham Immerman
March 08, 2018

Manufacturing jobs in the state of Michigan are on the rise! Cadillac News reported, "According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing jobs in the state are reaching numbers that have not been seen since 2007. As of December, about 607,100 people are employed by Michigan manufacturers, compared to the low of 432,900 in June 2009." Trade skills are in demand these days, and more recent high school grads are choosing vocational education over a four year degree. This could be due to successful youth outreach in the area! What is a manufacturing job without a great candidate to fill it? It's wonderful to see programs like this making an impact. 

Manufacturing jobs rise, more youth outreach soughtSource: http://www.cadillacnews.com

LANSING — Michigan manufacturing jobs are increasing, and it may be due in part to youth outreach. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing jobs in the state are reaching numbers that have not been seen since 2007. As of December, about 607,100 people are employed by Michigan manufacturers, compared to the low of 432,900 in June 2009. Although many factors contributed to the turnaround, some experts attribute this shift partly to a renewed emphasis on introducing young people to a variety of career paths. Read More

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