Human Resources

Retention, recruitment, hiring and procedures


Health center facing lawsuit by CNAs

April 23, 2018
| By AP
A health care center in the region is accused of agreeing to requests by patients for white-only caregivers. Read More

Social justice a common thread at sew shop

Public Thread uses upcycled textiles to create accessories, apparel while diverting waste from landfills and creating living-wage jobs.

April 20, 2018
After years in government and nonprofit roles, Janay Brower felt she was no longer cut out for “safety net” approaches. Read More

Talent tops furniture industry wish list

West Michigan’s commercial furniture makers aren’t sitting on their hands waiting for change.

April 20, 2018
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

Workforce issues haunt West Michigan community leaders

Panel participants make call to action before ‘it’s too late.’

April 20, 2018
Leaders from business and community organizations are stepping up efforts to address West Michigan workforce issues. Read More

PR agency acquires New York firm

April 19, 2018
A local public relations firm has completed its largest acquisition. Read More

New rules could revive unpaid internships

April 19, 2018
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

U-M drops ex-president's name from building

April 19, 2018
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan Board of Regents has voted to strip the name of a former school president from a campus science building. Read More

Partners hosting Machine Vision & Robotics Summit

April 18, 2018
A pair of partners are hosting a day-long series of free seminars Thursday on automation technologies. Read More

Furniture retailer hires president and CEO

April 18, 2018
A furniture retailer with a heavy presence in West Michigan has named its new president and CEO. Read More

Q&A: Patricia Van Pelt

April 17, 2018
Patricia Van Pelt is the senior vice president of retail banking for West Michigan at Fifth Third Bank. Read More