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So far Jarrett Waddy has created 11 blog entries.

Workforce Development with Southwest Economic Solutions

For the last and final Impact Challenge Detroit Project, I had the opportunity to work along side Southwest Economic Solutions (SWES)-Workforce Development Team to address the design question…

“How might we identify in-demand entry level jobs to better address workforce needs of special populations (youth, returning citizens, and homeless veterans) within Detroit, MI?”

I am passionate about workforce […]

Value of Education

The value of education can mean different things to different people. To some people, value may mean how much they can earn. Others may see the value of education as the amount of job opportunities they will have after graduation.  Personally I do agree common opinion however, education is valued at knowing that there is a […]

Consistency

As an aspiring business owner, I am learned that successful people are those who never stop short to the finish line. Throughout my career, I’ve strived to stay consistent about consistency in all that I do. Even businesses and services fail which is mainly due to the lack of dedication to consistency.

If I say I’m […]

My Detroit Commuter Story

All of my adults life I have been a commuter to the Detroit area for work. On average, I spent about 1 to 3 hours a day driving through Southeast, MI from my home in the Romulus area. Not to mention that Detroit traffic suffers from consistent rush hour days or seasonal inclement weather. I have learned […]

There are Strengths in Numbers #Teamwork

It’s unbelievable when I think about how time has flown by during my Challenge Detroit Fellowship experience.   Up until this point, the fellowship program has presented numerous experiential learning opportunities, leadership development sessions, connections to Detroit’s Top Influencers, and much more. The program is fulfilling my professional development goals and each core value for which Challenge Detroit stands. […]

Branding yourself in the New Detroit workforce…

How can Detroiters leverage their personal brand to drive prosperity and opportunity? And why is personal branding important?

Personal branding can be a person’s most important asset, but some people are falling behind in developing and communicating their brand for advanced opportunities. Prepared Detroiters will lead Detroit’s economic success — in an environment in which nearly two-thirds of jobs will require post-secondary […]

#DiversityMatters

 

Through my work, I have learned that competitive companies recognize that diversity is imperative.  It’s not just something nice to do but, rather initiatives taken seriously that encourages a culture of inclusion and respect to and from all. The workplace in Detroit is changing drastically and rapidly in many ways.  The kinds of people we see […]

#EatDetroitConey

After you are done with the party hats, champagne flutes and Happy New Year chants. New Year’s Eve celebrating will take its toll on all of us where your stomach and some restaurants are not immune. Ignoring the cravings will leave you feeling unsatisfied, so there’s really only one choice, a coney island.  And for sure, Detroit has its late-night options more than […]

The “Dog Leg” of Detroit

Some Detroiters may think that they are aware of all the neighborhoods in Detroit. But, are you aware of the “Dog Leg ” community also known as infamous Southwest Detroit?  I am not referring to Mexican Town or the old Michigan Grand Station, but I am implying an area that is often forgotten. The Delray, River Rouge and Ecorse section of Southwest Detroit.

Delray, River […]

Jobs for Returning Citizens are Imperative!

Have you ever wondered why it is that people who are released from prison return back to prison?

This is an unfortunate question that I would ask myself due to some  stories of people within my community.  Time and time again, I have seen family members and friends, who have returned home from prison start off well but then find themselves convicted of yet […]