School’s In: Employee learning at Hagerty U keeps the engines running

[caption id="attachment_22650" align="alignleft" width="252"] Howard[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22651" align="alignleft" width="229"] Hogan[/caption] Aaron Howard didn’t used to consider himself a car guy. But after about two and a half years working at classic vehicle insurer Hagerty and tapping a unique offering of in-house classes, he’s learned a lot professionally and...

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...

Economic Development: A total team effort

There’s been a significant buzz in the local media in recent weeks on the efforts of area students to participate in the outer space program, including several related to the International Space Station. It’s an amazing accomplishment given the extensive coordination required among numerous private...

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...