Human Resources

Retention, recruitment, hiring and procedures


Accounting firm appoints principal

September 24, 2018
A Michigan accounting firm has named a new principal at its Grand Rapids office. Read More

Attorney General Schuette launches probe into Catholic Church

September 24, 2018
LANSING — Attorney General Bill Schuette is investigating possible sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Michigan, joining authorities in other states that have launched similar probes since a Pennsylvania grand jury report said more than 1,000 children have been molested there since the 1940s. Read More

Casual dress on the rise amid war for talent

'Dress for your day' policy popularized by Target spreads to West Michigan businesses.

September 21, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) From small outfits to large corporations, West Michigan is matching a national trend of common-sense employee dress codes. Read More

Inside Track: Jonker puts pieces together

Wolverine co-owner’s engineering background translates well to the construction industry.

September 21, 2018
When Aaron Jonker first interviewed to work for Wolverine Building Group in 2006, his boss at the time asked him where he saw himself in 15 years. Read More

Effort seeks to attract young professionals

Choose Michigan hopes to draw talent from other Midwest cities.

September 21, 2018
The state of Michigan launched a campaign to attract graduates and young professionals from other areas of the Midwest. Read More

ERN program leads to high retention rates

Initiative helps employees facing housing, transportation, child care issues.

September 21, 2018
At least one area employer is experiencing high retention rates courtesy of a community resource program. Read More

Michigan spending on education reaches all-time high this year

Yet, K-12 isn’t reaping the benefits due to overwhelming legacy costs and shifts to higher education.

September 21, 2018
Gov. Rick Snyder boasted a massive increase in school funding this year, yet K-12 schools complain it’s not enough and that they used to receive even more for their struggling districts. Read More

Proposal would create ‘public innovative districts’

Measure would allow districts to promote students based on knowledge instead of time spent at school.

September 21, 2018
School districts would be able to shift to a system that advances kids by competency rather than grade level if the Legislature approves a recently introduced bill. Read More

Drug maker hosting job fair

September 21, 2018
A drug maker will host a job fair in the region on Monday to help fill more than 200 openings. Read More

Health system hires surgeon for new division

September 21, 2018
A health system in the area has added a new medical division and surgeon. Read More