Human Resources

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Study examines employee satisfaction

It also reveals that most employers don’t understand their employees.

December 19, 2014
A new study looks at why a large portion of employees in the U.S. are only somewhat engaged and satisfied with their work environment. Read More

Aging workforce increases costs for manufacturers

Longer absences, workers’ comp claims and FMLA usage is on the rise.

December 19, 2014
The average age of the manufacturing industry workforce is increasing. Read More

Connections make difference for minority firms

Jim Roberts says creating a network benefits everyone.

December 19, 2014
There remains a dearth of minority-owned-businesses in West Michigan. Read More

Richard Lacks Jr. steps down as company president

First nonfamily member leader has solid experience with the supplier.

December 19, 2014
Richard Lacks Jr., president and CEO of Lacks Enterprises, announced earlier this month he would step down as president of the company Jan. 1. Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum names VP of development

December 18, 2014
An executive with more than 10 years of experience in fundraising and development is the new VP of development at Grand Rapids Public Museum. Read More

Businesses share $1.3M for worker training

December 18, 2014
More than 30 companies in the region have received state approval for grant funding to enhance the skills of their current and future workforces. Read More

Pork producer invests up to $255M in plant, 800 jobs

December 17, 2014
A pork producer is planning to create more than 800 jobs after it builds a new plant in the region. Read More

Snyder appoints judge to 61st District Court

December 17, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a judge to the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids. Read More

Racecar supplier plans 138 jobs

December 17, 2014
A supplier of performance parts and accessories for racecars, hot rods, trucks and off-road vehicles is planning to expand its operation in the region and create 138 jobs. Read More

Floriza Genautis recruits growth

December 16, 2014
Floriza Genautis is the principal and founder of Management Business Solutions, a Grand Rapids-based firm providing customized solutions for staffing and recruiting. Read More