Items Tagged with 'talent'

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Prosperity’s core of success

May 13, 2016
The new path to prosperity is concentrated talent. Read More

Talent attraction should be top priority

April 22, 2016
In my last post we looked at data on how young professionals have far different preferences in housing than previous generations of recent college graduates. Read More

HR trends reveal a struggle for long-term employees

Employers should focus on why workers are staying, not leaving, and adjust accordingly.

January 1, 2016
Local sources working in human resources say they are seeing a shift, and it seems to be across industry lines: It’s becoming trickier not only to get talent through the door but also to keep them from walking out. Read More

Letter: Students need reading tools

October 16, 2015
Editor: As a Michigan business leader, I see the direct effect of illiteracy in the workplace and our talent pool, and it is a roadblock to Michigan becoming a leading state economy. Read More

The face of Grand Rapids has yet to change

February 6, 2015
West Michigan businesses are increasingly entrenched in the battle for talent and recruitment competition. Read More

Local stock exchanges give communities the opportunity to prosper

March 14, 2014
Recent research makes it clear that in order to have a prosperous economy with high per capita income, we must have thriving places that attract talent. Read More

The importance of being welcoming to all

February 28, 2014
In his latest State of the City speech, Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell said: “Talent comes in all shapes and forms and colors and ethnicities. It is homegrown and it finds its way here from someplace else. . . . Read More