Human Resources

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Davenport delivers job guarantee

Building the program involved input from 95 employers on what to include.

August 22, 2014
A university is standing behind its programs with the introduction of an employment guarantee program this fall that fosters student effectiveness in their chosen field. Read More

Die Cad takes advantage of 'woman-owned' designation

Owner has worked her way to the top over 17 years.

August 22, 2014
Die Cad Group has been around since 1995, but the company changed hands in 2013 and is now a certified woman-owned company, a factor that will likely help it attract new markets. Read More

Far cheaper to get than to get rid of

The cost of tattoo removal stops some from having the procedure.

August 22, 2014
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) There is definitely a growing market for tattoo removal — but no insurance covers it and removing one costs far more than getting it in the first place because of the expensive laser equipment involved, so tattoo removal businesses are still scarce in West Michigan. Read More

Inside Track: Sprague lives out the pro-life journey he endorses

The local Pregnancy Resource Center is one of the largest in the country with an annual budget of $2 million.

August 22, 2014
Displayed inside Jim Sprague’s office are photos of his three children: Jacob, Madison and Kevin, ages 20, 14 and 11, respectively. Read More

Griffins name assistant coaches

August 22, 2014
The two spots left vacant on the Grand Rapids Griffins bench earlier this summer have been filled by a pair of local hockey coaches. Read More

New Holland Brewing names VP of marketing

August 21, 2014
The new VP of marketing for New Holland Brewing Co. has been promoting craft beer brands on the West Coast. Read More

Hospital opens employee-funded suites

August 20, 2014
An employee fundraising team has helped complete the last piece of a hospital’s expansion and renovation. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies

August 20, 2014
Organizations across West Michigan are being honored by a statewide association for their award-worthy sustainable practices. Read More

Kellogg releases diversity report

August 20, 2014
Kellogg has released a report that spotlights its efforts to create a diverse workforce and supply chain. Read More

Firm rolls out downtown concierge service

August 19, 2014
A real estate firm with a large downtown presence is getting into the concierge business. Read More