The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
When the going gets rough, the entrepreneurial spirit gets creative and resourceful.
The Oakland Press has gathered upcoming events, news and links to help business owners and professionals succeed.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Career Expo features aviation, energy, transportation employers

Career Expo features aviation, energy, transportation employers
The Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology will hold its annual Career Expo, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 6. The event is free for job seekers and open to the public at the Willow Run Airport Campus, 47884 D St. in Belleville. Employers from aviation, energy and transportation industries will be recruiting for all positions. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with veterans’ service agencies, colleges and other community organizations. Visit or call 734-753-9101.

Event assists nonprofits find committee and board members
Spring Into Service, A Speed Recruiting Event is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at Kensington Court Hotel, 610 Hilton Blvd., Ann Arbor. BoardConnect, a program of Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, assists nonprofit organizations in need of talented and dedicated individuals to serve on their boards and committees. Participants meet face-to-face with organizations in lightning rounds, learn about their missions and their needs for qualified board members. Individuals may register at

Rotary Club presents leadership seminar
The Troy Rotary Club is presenting a leadership seminar led by Michael Angelo Caruso, founder and president of Edison House, an international consulting firm specializing in corporate and personal improvement. “Effective Leadership - Getting People to Do Stuff” is Thursday, May 6, at Walsh College at 3838 Livernois Road in Troy. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the program runs from 9 a.m. to noon. The seminar costs $45 per person. Register at

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