2014 Oakland County Economic Outlook Luncheon

On May 1st, over 600 people gathered at the Detroit Marriott – Troy for the 29th annual Oakland County Economic Outlook Luncheon, where University of Michigan economists Dr. George Fulton and Don Grimes presented their forecast for Oakland County’s economy.

In their report, it’s been determined that Oakland County is in its fifth year of recovering from the 2008-2009 recession. Even more, it is projected that Oakland County will reach “full employment” (an unemployment rate of 5%) in 2016 – below the projected national average.


Pre-lunch press conference, reviewing the Economic Outlook for Oakland County.

“We are galloping towards our goal of full employment in Oakland County,” Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said.

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Oakland County Careers

Your career at Oakland County can begin in any number of places… and take you practically anywhere you want to go. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested yet? Head over to Careers Page and explore all the different opportunities currently being offered throughout Oakland County. Keep in mind that new jobs are posted each Monday, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for today check back next week.


Use the ‘Search’ feature to filter through available positions.

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