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2014 Skills Need Assessment
An in-depth look at the specific needs of health
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Oakland Business Connect is your key to starting new business opportunities with Michigan's largest companies.
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Celebrating the region's top leaders under the age of 40 who excel in their vocation and show dynamic leadership
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An overview to apprenticeships in Oakland County and elsewhere
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Quality People/Quality County Awards Honor Those Making a Difference
The Q2 awards acknowledge those who have utilized their success to improve the quality of life for others. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has given out the annual award since his first year in office in 1993.

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Survey Identifies Challenges & Job Opportunities with Leading Health Systems
The Skills Needs Assessment Project (SNAP), a year-long survey of health systems in southeast Michigan, presents important information about job prospects in the health care . . .
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One Stop Shop Hosts SBA to Help Flood-Affected Businesses
Eligible Oakland County business owners who were affected by the Aug. 11 flooding can apply for disaster relief loans from . . .
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Business Workshops for September & October
Business owners and entrepreneurs who need assistance are encouraged to attend seminars offered by the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center . . .Read More
Jobs Aplenty as Skilled Trades Open Up in Oakland County and Region
More than 11,000 jobs in high demand vocations are expected to open up . . .
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Stealth innovation: How a Troy company is reinventing the vending machine technology 
 
In 2009, Troy-based 365 Retail Markets generated $42K in revenue. This year it's projected to make $15 million. Read how one of Michigan's most under-the-radar tech companies is reinventing the vending machine experience and reaping big business in the process. 

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