Items Tagged with 'Andrew Challenger'


Street Talk: You can’t look away

Strength in numbers.

November 15, 2019
A new study projects that employees who are following the televised hearings and news coverage of President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry on the job could cost employers more than $2 billion per hour. Read More

Street Talk: Tech room service

Even more tech.

October 4, 2019
The Embassy Suites by Hilton in downtown Grand Rapids is the first in Michigan to offer a new technology that controls room functions from phones. Read More

Street Talk: Beer with a view

Pink slips slipping.

August 2, 2019
City Built Brewing Company is taking full advantage of the two-and-a-half months of Michigan summer. Read More

Street Talk: It’s the skills, stupid

Health disconnect.

June 21, 2019
As the second half of the year begins, over 82% of employers report they are actively hiring for open positions. However, 80% of those employers are having trouble finding candidates, with 70% reporting a skills shortage, according to a survey released June 18 by Chicago-based global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Read More

Street Talk: Hudsonville is home

Young blood.

May 3, 2019
News of a combined $25-million investment by a pair of manufacturers in Jamestown Township has the area southwest of Grand Rapids humming. Read More

Street Talk: Employers may be feeling March sadness

Heavy metal.

March 15, 2019
A new report says the NCAA March Madness tournament could cost employers $13.3 billion this year in lost productivity. Read More

Street Talk: Building pipelines remain packed

End of story.

February 15, 2019
Today’s front page carries a story highlighting $187 million in new private investment coming to Grand Rapids in 2019. But the city isn’t the only place with lofty economic development expectations. Read More

Street Talk: Table talk welcome

House hunters.

December 28, 2018
Grand Rapids Downtown Market is partnering with Start Garden, Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women and the MSU Extension on a new endeavor meant to strengthen the region’s food system. Read More

Street Talk: The brain drain

Metal rules.

December 14, 2018
A number of CEOs continue to pour out of the top jobs in the country, according to a recent report by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Read More

Street Talk: Program showing promise

Extra eyes.

November 23, 2018
The past year was a record-breaking time for the Muskegon Area Promise, with 84 percent of students returning to Baker College of Muskegon or Muskegon Community College this fall. Read More