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.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Chase relocates bank branch

Chase relocates bank branch 

On Monday, Chase will move its branch two miles north to a new, 4,230-square-foot facility at 39450 Woodward Ave. on the southeast corner of Long Lake Road.
The current location at 37000 Woodward will close at 2 p.m. Saturday. Chase has four other Bloomfield Hills branches and two locations in nearby Birmingham. For information, call 248-642-1851 or visit

hiredMYway presents 3,000 job opportunities

Career website and recruitment company hiredMYway is offering a career expo Nov. 4 at the Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi. The event is an opportunity for Michigan job seekers to connect with companies that are collectively hiring for more than 3,000 jobs.
Companies attending the career expo include American Income Life, Payroll One, MET Life, Trialon and Cleary University.
Job seekers can attend free workshops and pre-register for hiredMYway’s VIP Sessions to meet with representatives from up to two companies before the expo doors open.
hiredMYway also will be rolling out a new website in November. The VIP session is 9 to 10 a.m. Pre-registration is required. General admission is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, visit or call Erinn O’Connor at 248-565-5400 or e-mail

Tapper’s opens at Somerset

 Michigan-based jeweler Tapper’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry recently added a third store to the company, a 5,600-square-foot showroom at Somerset Collection, 2800 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy. The new location joins Tapper’s flagship store in West Bloomfield Township and the second store at Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi location.
Founded in 1977 by brothers Howard and Steven Tapper, the company’s Somerset location boasts the world’s finest designers and watch brands, including Rolex, Chopard, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Tag Heuer, Roberto Coin, Charles Krypell, Ippolita, Gregg Ruth, Hearts on Fire and Charriol. Designer events and trunk shows are held throughout the year at all Tapper’s locations. For information, call 248-932-7700 or visit

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