Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers health care, economic development, higher education, startups, human resources and lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14


Online job portal offers employers a twofer

WorkingCouples.com is simplifying the job search for two.

October 31, 2014
WorkingCouples.com, a micro-niche job search portal, has been connecting job-seeking couples, partners or friends with employers specifically hiring two-member teams since 2006. Read More

Free ‘safety-net’ clinics reap grants

Nine clinics in West Michigan are recipients of $15K.

October 31, 2014
A grant program designed to increase access to quality health care for the uninsured is reinforcing the safety net by providing financial support to medical clinics across the state. Read More

Outlook: Economic growth may be masking concerns

University professor points to low labor force participation as a problem.

October 31, 2014
Is there cause for concern amid the national economy’s continued growth? Read More

Alliance charts new course

Board meeting Nov. 10 will introduce new initiatives.

October 31, 2014
Maintaining its mission to bring high-quality health care services at the lowest cost, the nonprofit Alliance for Health has introduced two new employer initiatives and a nutritional awareness effort. Read More

Renovated Sanford House offers a new life to women

The pre-Civil War house provides a home-like environment.

October 31, 2014
An old house that is a Heritage Hill architectural icon is giving women a chance at a new life. Read More

Whirlpool names president of North America

October 31, 2014
An executive who’s spent that last 10 years at Whirlpool after working at two everyday consumer brands is the new president of North America for the global appliance maker. Read More

University simulates life on Wall Street

October 30, 2014
Business students at a university in the region are getting real-time financial and stock experience due to a gift from a neighboring financial institution. Read More

Orthopedic practice extends reach

October 29, 2014
A medical practice focused on treating bone-related injuries has opened its second urgent care clinic to meet demand for specialized care from a growing patient base. Read More

Research center acquires drug-testing company

October 29, 2014
A research organization in the region has acquired a clinical trials company to create a “one-stop” resource for the drug-development industry. Read More

Startup develops sensor for instruments

October 29, 2014
A startup is developing a mobile app and sensor that play on the heart strings of musicians and their prized possessions. Read More