The Offer: Take It or Leave It?

Today’s post is written by Scott Trossen of the Trossen HR Group. If you read my two prior blogs on applying and interviewing for a job, you might have felt the tone was a bit tough.  Here’s the deal: If you are reading these, it is probably because you, a family member, or a friend are looking for a new role. As you probably have experienced, it can be a difficult journey, so don’t be discouraged. A job search is, well…work. That is why... [Read More...]

SPARK blogs from Austin, Texas!

Welcome to Austin, Texas! A beautiful 65 degree day welcomed me this afternoon….Not too far off the weather we are having in Michigan this week. The feel is very similar to downtown Ann Arbor. Lots of great restaurants, shops and beautiful buildings to walk around and explore before my meeting this afternoon. I am looking forward to sharing our region with Steve Vierck, President of Economic Development at AngelouEconomics. He will learn why so... [Read More...]

SPARK’s Jennifer Owens Blogs from California

SPARK’s very own Jennifer Owens headed out to west to California this week on a business and talent attraction trip.  She has organized two events during the time she will be visiting the Palo Alto area and has set up meetings with business leaders.  The hope is to educate businesses about all the opportunities that are available for them in the Ann Arbor area. While out in California, Jennifer will be blogging through the Great Lakes Innovation... [Read More...]

Staying Safe on Social Media Sites

We attended LA2M (Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing) today to hear the presentation titled, Threats & Social Media / Networking Sites.  Dave Linabury & Scott Vowels in an entertaining manner provided valuable information about the threats that are on social media websites.  The two men have their own site, Social Threat, which contains links and blogs about criminals and hackers on the these sites to be aware of.  They not only talked about being... [Read More...]