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Lakeshore Advantage was awarded $300,000 in grant funds from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to assist small businesses suffering financially as a result of COVID-19. Read More
The Right Place and various area partners will be distributing a $1 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to help small businesses. Read More
Spectrum Health closed all walk-in clinics in West Michigan until further notice. Read More
Amazon is altering the way it is providing a technological program to students and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More|
The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRLA) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) are teaming up to enable restaurants to sell food and pantry items that previously could be sold only by grocery and retail stores. Read More|
A new coalition launched a website for West Michigan businesses to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Read More|
The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation is coming together with other organizations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read More|
In a competitive marketplace, you want to do what it takes to get and stay relevant. Having experience in project management can propel your team and organization forward. Read More|
A footwear brand is repurposing its local sandal repair factory to produce face masks and other protective equipment during the new coronavirus pandemic. Read More|
Grand Rapids’ two wealthiest families will continue to pay employees during the COVID-19 shutdown. Read More|
A sustainability-focused nonprofit will host a webinar next week to discuss the so-called “silver lining” of the pandemic: a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Read More|
Grand Rapids city staff recently were joined by community leaders, local youth and other Grand Rapids officials during a media event to discuss the city’s new weapons ordinance, which regulates the ownership and carry of pneumatic and toy guns. Read More|
We have witnessed the highest lake levels since the mid-1980s. Seeing the devastation on both public and private lands truly has been eye-opening.
In most organizations, sales managers are the essential bridge between the company’s sales goals and the realization of those goals.
The Business Journal story reporting on changes in hiring practices at Mercy Health is nothing short of riveting for its success in eliminating bias in the selection and training process. President Bill Manns initiated the implementation of a new process five years ago to address diversity and turnover.
As we swing into the New Year, you are probably reflecting on 2019 and looking toward making your resolutions for 2020. You may decide to join a gym to be more active. You may decide to kick one of your bad habits. And for an ... Read More
The story typically starts like this. We’re projecting fourth-quarter revenue to be down by 35%, which could very well spill over and negatively impact profit in the first quarter of next year. The solution? “We need more leads!” Read More