From bars and restaurants to software companies and manufacturers, Ann Arbor area businesses are on the prowl for workers, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Barracuda Networks plans to hire nearly 200 people in its move to downtown Ann Arbor this fall.
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com
With nearly 900 high-skilled job listings on Ann Arbor SPARK
’s online jobs portal
, and help-wanted signs posted in windows around town, Ann Arbor has become a prime “job-seeker’s market,” the report says.
Companies like Barracuda Networks, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems and ProQuest are searching for high-skilled workers as they look to grow in the Ann Arbor area.
At the same time, restaurants like Tios Mexican Cafe in downtown Ann Arbor are struggling to find delivery drivers.
In June, the Ann Arbor area’s jobless rate was 6.2 percent, the second lowest in the state behind Mackinaw County. That rate has declined each consecutive year since 2009.
Read the full Detroit Free Press report here.
Lizzy Alfs is a business reporter for AnnArbor.com. Reach her at 734-623-2584 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/lizzyalfs.