Job Connect - January 10, 2014

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January 10, 2014

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You are invited to join top information technology talent from around the country in Oakland County, Mich. Meet with local companies to discuss IT employment opportunities and learn about the county's incredible quality of life and vibrant tech scene.

The event will include:

  • Paid travel expenses for selected talent
  • Key meetings with employers and local partners
  • Networking and meetings with employers
  • Employer presentations and site tours
  • City tours and dinners
  • Customized real estate tours
  • Ticket and limo transportation to the North American International Show

Specific location and event information will be provided upon talent selection. If you are interested in this exciting invitation-only event, please register here.

Selected participants will be contacted by Jan. 15, 2014.

Registration ends Jan. 12, 2014.

Registered employers/postings

Lakeside Software

United Shore Financial Services

Awecomm Technologies

IPS Technology Services

Oakland County Michigan


Media Genesis

North American Bancard

Nuspire Networks

HMS Mfg Co

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Comcast Hiring Business Account Executives in Southeast Michigan


Comcast Corporation, the world’s largest mass media and communications company, currently has openings for Business Account Executives throughout Southeast Michigan in Detroit, Royal Oak, and Sterling Heights.

The Business Account Executive will be responsible for acquiring new business customers (small to mid-sized) for Comcast’s Business Class Internet, TV, and Digital Voice services. Primary duties include the generation of new leads with targeted businesses through various prospecting activities, maintenance of sales records and preparation of sales activity reports, and the ability to remain knowledgeable of Comcast products and services in order to facilitate sales efforts.

The ideal candidate will have a BA or BS Degree, preferably in Business or Sales & Marketing (or equivalent work experience), 1-3 years of business-to-business outside sales experience, and a technical aptitude with strong knowledge of computers and the internet.

Click on the links below to learn more and find out how to apply:

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Truck and Heavy Equipment Mechanic Opening


Chef Container, a refuse and recycling hauling company in Holland, is seeking a Truck and Heavy Equipment Mechanic to help the company exceed the recycling goals of its community and its customers.

The Truck and Heavy Equipment Mechanic will perform repairs and maintenance on off-road trucks, trailers, baler and heavy equipment in order to maximize equipment up-time and safe operations. Core responsibilities of this position also include examining vehicles to determine the extent of damage or malfunctions, diagnose mechanical problems, perform minor engine, hydraulic, and troubleshooting repairs, and perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups.

The ideal candidate will have the equivalent of a high school diploma or G.E.D., three years of related maintenance and repair experience, knowledge of machines and tools, and experience performing routine maintenance on equipment. Certification in the repair and maintenance of mechanical systems is a plus.

Click here to learn more about this position and find out how to apply.

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Car Sales Associate with Maple Hill Auto Group


Maple Hill Auto Group, an automotive leader in southwest Michigan, is searching for two candidates to fill Car Sales Associate positions in order to make buying a new or used vehicle a memorable experience for the company’s customers.

The Car Sales Associate will be responsible for satisfying the transportation needs of vehicle purchasers by presenting features and benefits of both the product and of the dealership in order to assist and convince customers to purchase and service their vehicles at Maple Hill Auto Group.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma/some college, or two to four years of related experience and/or training, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Click here to learn more about this position and find out how to apply.

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The Partnership for Diversity and Opportunity in Transportation, consisting of unions, businesses, and non-profit representatives, work collaboratively to enhance economic development within neighborhoods directly impacted by major public works, transportation, and construction projects by creating community benefits, business growth, job training, and other opportunities.

Recently, The Partnership launched, designed as a “one-stop shop” for information about apprenticeships, apprenticeship readiness programs, and business opportunities in the transportation sector. Visitors of the site can find information on 22 apprenticeship programs, math and reading assistance, GED training, literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, mental health counseling, corporate and individual crisis management, job placement, jobseeker workshops, orientation and recruitment, and small business advice.

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