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Welcome to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation.

DESC provided services to over 23,000 jobseekers last program year, and over 1,500 Metro-Detroit businesses. Through our partnerships with community-based and faith-based organizations, foundations and many others, we provide employers with access to the broadest talent pool in Detroit, and jobseekers with the widest range of job-related services.

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DESC Success Story: Vaneitta Goines

Vaneitta Goines has had different jobs over the years, but she always had an interest in Information Technology.

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Detroit Demolition Opportunities

Detroit Demolition Opportunities

There has never been a better time for Detroiters to get involved in Detroit’s demolition and home rehab programs, or for existing business owners to expand into this new segment.
The City of Detroit’s demolition program is the largest in the nation and the city expects to expand it even further…

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Detroit launches college promise for students

Permanent funding is on the way for a program that is providing Detroit high school graduates a tuition-free path to an associate’s degree.

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Federal grants help train Detroit workers

David Gillespie and Mike Walker are just two beneficiaries of a federal job training program that is helping Detroiters boost their earning power.

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White House Convenes Meeting of Workforce Leaders

The White House National Economic Council, Department of Labor and Department of Commerce hosted an informal meeting January 20 with workforce leaders from around the U.S.

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JPMorgan Chase Releases Detroit Workforce System Map

JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) have released the first report of a two-part series on the current state of Detroit’s workforce systems

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Op-ed: Apprenticeships Help Close the Skills Gap

Until recently, Preston Bailey worked for a waste disposal company as a hang loader, responsible for the safe removal of waste for businesses and homes around Detroit. The job was OK, but it paid $8.15 per hour, minimum wage in Michigan.

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One-Stop Service Centers

Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation has locations that are strategically positioned throughout Detroit to service residents and provide a knowledgeable workforce to employers. DESC has three One-Stop Service Centers located in East, Southwest and Northwest Detroit.

We also have neighborhood access points located around the city providing access to basic jobseeker services, so you can be sure that there is always a facility close to you.