Human Resources

Retention, recruitment, hiring and procedures


Partners produce Young Professionals of Color Conference

August 4, 2015
The Young Professionals of Color Conference this Wednesday will focus on the theme “Good is Not Enough: Excellence Should be Your Standard.” Read More

Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association names chairman

August 3, 2015
A Grand Rapids beverage wholesaler has been elected chairman of a statewide trade association. Read More

6 easy ways to help prevent occupational fraud

July 31, 2015
Occupational fraud is otherwise known as employee theft. It’s a business owner’s worst nightmare. Read More

Architecture firm’s growth indicative of industry

TowerPinkster adds 14 employees this year as design business booms again.

July 31, 2015
Arnie Mikon would like to think TowerPinkster is a dramatic exception among local architecture companies — it has 14 new employees so far this year — but he said actually the whole industry is expanding. Read More

It’s update time for employee handbooks

Changes in American society are resulting in new legal decisions.

July 31, 2015
Sexual orientation is included under sex discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said last week when it announced its decision in the case of Complainant v. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, Department of Transportation (Federal Aviation Administration). Read More

OST launches division to recruit IT professionals

Company will now share its ability to identify ‘excellent talent’ with clients.

July 31, 2015
Based on the growing difficulty of finding the right talent for IT positions and client feedback, Grand Rapids-based Open Systems Technologies is launching a formal recruiting division. Read More

Workforce agency rebrands as West Michigan Works!

The new regionally aligned organization will cover seven counties.

July 31, 2015
Seven West Michigan counties are collaborating to form a regional organization to provide unified services for employers and job seekers. Read More

Catholic Charities names VP of HR

July 30, 2015
A human resources professional with experience in the manufacturing sector is assuming a leadership role with an agency providing social services throughout West Michigan. Read More

Bank names CFO

July 29, 2015
A Michigan-based bank has a new CFO. Read More

West Michigan attorneys win statewide honors

July 29, 2015
A trio of attorneys from West Michigan have been named to the 2015 class of Michigan Women in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Read More