Opinions and tips from experts within the community.
Talent is a hot topic of conversation in Michigan these days for everyone from business leaders and educators to policymakers and parents. Read More
As president of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research for 25 years, I witnessed a growing gap between the demands of the modern workforce and the skills of students graduating from Michigan’s K-12 public education system. Read More
Changes to Michigan law that aim to clear up the issue of what property restrictions apply to a particular property could wind up producing big headaches for some homeowners unaware of the change. Read More
We’ve all done it: promoted a good salesperson, often our best, to sales manager. Read More
The Michigan Association of United Ways in “ALICE in Michigan: A Financial Hardship Study” reports that in 2017, 43 percent of Michigan households were unable to pay for necessities. Read More
Although 2019 got off to a slow start, West Michigan is continuing the pattern of slow growth we have been reporting for nearly 10 years. Read More