Companies allow employees to telecommute
Companies using work-from-home flex options to attract, keep employees
DETROIT – The job market and the opportunities available have changed dramatically during the COVID pandemic.
Some people looking for work right now have the upper hand as employers realize they need to get creative to get the attention of potential employees. It’s good news for job seekers.
Big tech companies in Los Angeles and New York are going after talent in the Detroit area by offering more flexibility and work via Zoom.
Watch the video above for the full report.
Starting May 30, Michigan residents on unemployment will need to start looking for work to keep getting benefits.
Officials hope the change will help fill thousands of open positions that are available across Metro Detroit.
All seven of the state’s Republican U.S. House members wrote a letter to Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urging a halt to the extra payment, which is on top of maximum state benefits of $362 per week.
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About the Authors:Hank Winchester
Hank Winchester is Local 4’s Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV’s “Help Me Hank” Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.
Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.