Michigan Diversity Career Fairs - Attendee Demographics and Employer Benefits Facts
Opportunity Overview: The Michigan Metro Detroit Career Expos offer significant opportunities for employers to engage with a diverse range of job seekers from various professional backgrounds, serving as a comprehensive platform for professional networking, job exploration, and building connections.
Hired in Michigan Community Empowerment is dedicated to fueling the growth and prosperity of Michigan's vibrant economic landscape. Our mission is to bolster the hiring capacity of Michigan employers through comprehensive workforce solutions and resources. We endeavor to bridge the gap between local talent and businesses, enabling them to start, expand, and sustain their operations effectively. We are committed to fostering a thriving business environment that not only attracts but also retains a skilled and diverse workforce, thereby empowering our communities and reinforcing Michigan's position as a hub of innovation and employment opportunities."
We're dedicated to fostering a thriving business environment in the Metro Detroit area and throughout Michigan, providing resources that attract, develop, and retain a skilled and diverse workforce. Phone General Inquiries: (248) 237-3600
Support For Employers And Job Seekers
Geographical Reach and Industry Representation
Regions: Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County, extending to Toledo, Ohio, and Canada.
- Employers: Over 50 employers per event.
- Job Openings: More than 500 across a wide spectrum of industries.
- Industry Diversity: Catering to a range of industries and professional levels.
- Experienced Professionals, New Graduates, Interns
- Individuals with Felony Convictions, Seniors, Disabled Candidates
- Youth, Skilled Tradespeople, Military Veterans, Union Workers, Entry-Level Applicants
Value to Employers:
- Access to Diverse Talent Pool: Direct engagement with potential hires from diverse backgrounds.
- Company Showcase: Opportunities to highlight company culture and available positions.
- Professional Networking: Facilitates connections with a wide array of job seekers.
- Diversity Hiring Event Certificate: Acknowledgement of participation in an event supporting diverse hiring practices.
IRS Tax Incentives:
- Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers hiring individuals from certain targeted groups, including veterans and the long-term unemployed, may be eligible for tax credits.
- Disabled Access Credit and Barrier Removal Tax Deduction: Tax benefits for businesses accommodating people with disabilities and removing architectural barriers.
Success Metrics from Previous Michigan Metro Detroit Career Expos
- 80% Hiring Success: Past Michigan Metro Detroit Career Expos have demonstrated an impressive 80% hiring success rate. This figure is based on the number of hires made in relation to the number of job seekers attending the events.
- Substantial Hiring Numbers: The expos have historically facilitated a significant number of successful employment matches, highlighting their effectiveness as a recruitment tool.
- Diverse Industries and Roles: Success stories span across various industries and job roles, from entry-level positions to senior management, reflecting the expos' wide appeal and relevance to a broad range of employers and job seekers.
Employer Testimonials: Positive feedback from participating employers underscores the value of the expos in meeting their recruitment needs and finding suitable candidates.
- Repeat Employer Participation: Many employers return to participate in successive expos, indicating sustained satisfaction with the recruitment outcomes.
- Career Advancements: Job seekers have reported career advancements and opportunities they attributed directly to connections made at the expos.
Tax Advantages of Your Sponsorship:
We are pleased to inform you that Hired In Michigan Community Empowerment is a recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization. This status means that your sponsorship can be more than just a strategic business decision; it can also offer a financial benefit. Donations to our organization are deductible on federal and most state tax returns. We understand the importance of compliance and transparency in such matters, and we are more than willing to provide verification of our tax-exempt status for your records. A portion of your sponsorship contribution may be tax-deductible, offering a potential financial advantage to your organization while you support a cause that aligns with your company values.
We provide employer hiring resources to help businesses find the right talent. Phone General Inquiries: (248) 237-3600