Human Resources

Retention, recruitment, hiring and procedures


College offers buyouts to faculty and staff

February 27, 2017
In response to declining enrollment, a local college is offering retirement buyouts to faculty and staff. Read More

Bank expands footprint

February 27, 2017
A local bank is re-introducing itself to a major market in the state. Read More

Bank hires COO

February 27, 2017
A bank in the region has hired an experienced industry professional to lead its daily operations. Read More

Literacy program cultivates ‘hidden talent’ in employees

Customized Workplace English classes aim to help employees with low literacy reach job security, advancement.

February 24, 2017
The Literacy Center of West Michigan realized 16 years ago that the workforce was full of employees with untapped leadership potential: those who struggle with literacy. Read More

Website helps students determine career

The Career Calculator, developed by a Grand Rapids-based firm, is in its first year of testing at school district in Kentucky.

February 24, 2017
Students in Kentucky are using software from a Grand Rapids developer to determine what career their future might hold. Read More

Project examines barriers for women of color

Kellogg Foundation fellows conclude year of qualitative study on race, gender and leadership.

February 24, 2017
Shannon Cohen and Pat Sosa VerDuin want women of color in the West Michigan business community to been seen and heard. Read More

Department store chain closing locations

February 24, 2017
A department store chain with locations across West Michigan has major consolidation plans. Read More

Opera Grand Rapids hires artistic director

February 24, 2017
West Michigan’s professional opera company has hired an artistic director with conducting and leadership experience at institutions all over the world. Read More

Hotelier appoints director of operations

February 23, 2017
A hotel and restaurant operator in the region has named a new director of operations. Read More

West Michigan attorneys rate as Leaders in the Law

February 22, 2017
Six West Michigan attorneys have been named winners of a statewide legal publication’s annual award for lawyers. Read More