Talent Shortages at Crisis Level

The United States is facing a shortage of workers in science, technology, engineering and math. In a recent survey conducted by Emerson, a St. Louis-based firm that manufactures products and provides engineering services, they found that this shortage is reaching crisis levels. Emerson surveyed of 2,000 Americans and found that less than 50% of parents…

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Top 4 Ways to get your Resume Past the Robots

By: Paulina Kostecki ​Do you ever find yourself being let down after applying for jobs because your resume isn’t getting noticed? If your answer is yes, you are not alone. In today’s world it is nearly impossible for HR departments to give a close look to every resume they receive. In fact, most resumes don’t…

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Ronia Kruse – nominated by WJR Radio as “Women Who Lead”

Congratulations to OpTech’s President and CEO, Ronia Kruse. She is one of 12 women nominated by WJR as a woman in the Great lakes area making a difference.  Hosted by Ann Thomas, WJR’s annual Women Who Lead  campaign seeks female leaders throughout the Great Lakes Region who are influencing the community in a positive way.  In…

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Arts & Scraps Day

By: Paulina Kostecki On Tuesday, August 7, OpTech partnered with a nonprofit called “Arts & Scraps” to assemble and donate craft kits. As a company, OpTech raised approximately $750 and assembled 100 craft kits that were later donated to the Detroit Boll Family YMCA located in downtown Detroit. Arts & Scraps is a nonprofit organization that…

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OpTech Named One of Metro Detroit’s 2018 Best and Brightest Places to Work for

OpTech, LLC was once again recognized as one of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Places to work for. OpTech takes pride in being one of the Best and Brightest in Metro Detroit, as this is the company’s ninth time receiving this award. Along with the other companies recognized, OpTech was chosen based on their innovation…

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the best advice i’ve ever received

By: Paulina Kostecki ​When I was a freshman in college, I had a very genuine and intellectual business professor. For confidentiality reasons, let’s call her Professor Cat. The majority of my classmates called Professor Cat “strict” and said they would never take her classes again if their lives depended on it. However, I always saw…

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In the loop on linkedin

By: Paulina Kostecki ​If you are a business professional and don’t already have a profile on LinkedIn, it’s time to create one! LinkedIn is a great tool to use for networking and also for showcasing yourself to become discovered and noticed by potential employers. Check out the top 10 rules for your LinkedIn profile below:…

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Eye of the intern

By: Paulina Kostecki Being an intern comes with a lot of pressure. You always want to be sure that you’re giving off a good impression, learning the most from your experience, and being the best co-worker you can be. Below you’ll find the five questions I ask myself at work to ensure I’m being a…

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The truth about starting a new job

By: Paulina Kostecki A new career is more than just a paycheck – it’s a lifestyle, a fresh start, and a commitment. Of course, most people find it stressful to make the jump into a new career and may even find that the job isn’t what they thought it would be. However, the simple truth…

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Top five ways to nail a job interview

By: Paulina Kostecki When the recruiter from your dream job calls you for an in-person interview, do you want to be prepared? Of course! This step in the job hunt process is crucial because it’s your chance to set yourself apart from the other candidates that got called for the interview as well. In fact,…

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