Aveopt jumps in new field of drone air traffic control

[caption id="attachment_22625" align="alignleft" width="300"] Growing markets like agriculture, transportation, security, mining and other industries are pushing more drones into the sky.[/caption] A technology company with northern Michigan roots is growing its business through drones and the air traffic control snarl expected to come with them. Aveopt, a...

Paid Family Leave Tops Job Seekers’ Perk List

On the list of the most in-demand employee benefits, paid family leave might just rank at the top. According to a 2019 survey by employee benefits insurance company Unum Group, paid family leave is the perk that most job seekers want. Fifty-eight percent of respondents expressed...

NMC’s in-demand Maritime programs boast 100 percent employment rate

[caption id="attachment_20755" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Maritime Technology program has received more than 350 applications for fall 2019, with the application window still open until July 1.[/caption] Two Northwestern Michigan College programs are renowned on a nationwide level and can claim an exceedingly rare and desirable stat:...

Construction by the Numbers

Is the construction industry healthy, or is it on the downward slide? Right now, some experts are predicting that the United States could be heading toward another housing bubble. At the end of last summer, mortgage interest rates spiked and cooled demand, but didn’t curb high...