Items Tagged with 'jobs'


Gov. Snyder calls for skilled talent at economic summit

March 19, 2014
In determining Michigan’s economic future, “probably the single most important issue is talent,” according to Gov. Rick Snyder — specifically, technically skilled talent for Michigan manufacturing and agriculture. Read More

Whirlpool invests $40M in expansion

March 17, 2014
Whirlpool is investing $40 million to double the size of a manufacturing operation in Ohio to meet demand for its KitchenAid small appliances. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for spring jobs outlook

March 12, 2014
The employment outlook for the Grand Rapids market this spring is among the brightest in the nation. Read More

Food maker plans office with 300-600 jobs

February 13, 2014
A major Michigan employer is expanding in Grand Rapids. Read More

Workforce agency posts 75 in-house jobs

February 6, 2014
A workforce development agency is looking to hire 75 employees as part of its three-year strategic plan to streamline services and focus on employer needs. Read More

Food maker lays off 260 employees

January 29, 2014
An already bitter winter just got even worse for 260 workers. Read More

Job fair builds on manufacturing

January 20, 2014
Michigan Works! is hosting a two day manufacturing job fair this month. Read More

Bank lays off 600 employees

January 16, 2014
A statewide bank said Thursday that it has laid off approximately 600 employees — many of them tied to the mortgage industry. Read More

Construction industry builds more jobs

January 9, 2014
The past year has given the regional construction industry something to build on — at least as far as jobs are concerned. Read More

Health system lays off employees due to Obamacare

December 20, 2013
A health care system in the region has confirmed that it is laying off an undisclosed number of employees — due to the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act. Read More