Retention, recruitment, hiring and procedures
Public Thread uses upcycled textiles to create accessories, apparel while diverting waste from landfills and creating living-wage jobs.
After years in government and nonprofit roles, Janay Brower felt she was no longer cut out for “safety net” approaches. Read More
West Michigan’s commercial furniture makers aren’t sitting on their hands waiting for change.
Sit across from any furniture executive these days, and you’ll hear about new products, the internet of things and federal actions affecting business — but the talent gap will dominate the dialogue. Read More
Panel participants make call to action before ‘it’s too late.’
Leaders from business and community organizations are stepping up efforts to address West Michigan workforce issues. Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced new guidelines regarding unpaid internships easing standards for for-profit employers to use unpaid interns. These new guidelines may greatly benefit startups and others, particularly with summer just around the corner. Read More