Welcome to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation.
DESC provides services to over 50,000 jobseekers every year, and over 5,500 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.
This year, Mayor Duggan stated that the city is committing to increasing dramatically the number of parks it maintains. With over 300 parks across the city however and only 10% of those maintained last year, the challenge was immense.
Xconomy, May 8, 2014: On Monday afternoon, a group of students from Detroit’s Osborn High School sat on the fourth floor of the Grand Circus office downtown, glued to their computer screens.
Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation has surged through the 5,000 placement barrier for the first time, more than doubling the total number of jobseekers placed last year.
President Obama has signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), signaling the continued importance of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), and reauthorizing WIA until 2020.
Detroit Free Press, May 11, 2014: Even before the first puck drops in 2016, the planned new home of the Detroit Red Wings could prove a winner by providing several thousand construction jobs specifically for Detroit residents.
When Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) first talked with staffing agency Reliance One in 2012, the problem the company faced was clear.
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.
- Samaritan Center, 5555 Conner, Detroit, MI 48213
- SER Metro, 9301 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48210
- Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers, Detroit, MI 48235
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.