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Displaying items tagged: talent

Sunday, 03 July 2022 18:22

People in the News: July 5, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for July 5, 2022 

Published in Talent
Monday, 20 June 2022 05:05

Staffing agencies merge to expand services in West, Northern Michigan

Grand Rapids staffing and human resources outsourcing firm Axios HR recently completed its merger with Petoskey-based PMP Personnel Services, creating an 11-office entity spanning Northern to Southwest Michigan.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 19 June 2022 18:21

People in the News: June 20, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for June 20, 2022 

Published in Talent

Sunday, 19 June 2022 18:10

Pine Rest residency program boasts ‘almost unheard of’ retention rate

Formed more than eight years ago, the psychiatry residency program at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services has been paying dividends by helping to ease an acute shortage of providers and expand services.

Published in Talent
Thursday, 16 June 2022 16:34

State law will require financial literacy course for high school students

A new state law makes Michigan the 14th state to require personal finance education as a prerequisite for high school graduation. 

Published in Talent
Wednesday, 15 June 2022 09:31

Researchers’ abrupt split from Calvin University drives new business opportunities

A social science research organization that abruptly split from Calvin University in recent months hopes to seize new opportunities to raise capital and work with more organizations that may have been hesitant to partner with a religious academic institution.

Published in Talent

Monday, 13 June 2022 12:34

Inaugural conference to promote diversity in technology sector

GRAND RAPIDS — A three-day conference slated to kick off Thursday in Grand Rapids will promote diversity in the technology industry.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 12 June 2022 18:32

Compensation report shows fast rise in West Michigan starting, industrial wages

The number of various West Michigan job positions paying $15 to $17 an hour has spiked since early 2020, illustrating how fast employers operating in a tight and fiercely competitive labor market have had to raise wages to attract workers.

Published in Talent
Monday, 06 June 2022 14:43

West Mich. higher ed sees major recent leadership turnover

West Michigan colleges and universities saw significant leadership turnover during the spring, bringing in a new crop of presidents as workforce development proves crucial during a widespread talent crunch.

Published in Talent

Monday, 06 June 2022 12:47

MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: Proposed federal rule change threatens Michigan Works! funding

A new rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor could jeopardize crucial funding for Michigan’s primary workforce development association, leading to the potential closure of at least 20 job training facilities and a loss of more than 200 staffers.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 05 June 2022 12:27

‘Ridiculous’ federal rule change could close 20 Michigan Works! training centers

The Michigan Works! Association, which provides a wide range of services for both job seekers and employers throughout the state, says a proposed federal rule change would strip the agency of significant resources. 

Published in Talent
Sunday, 05 June 2022 18:18

People in the News: June 6, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for June 6, 2022 

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Thursday, 02 June 2022 21:38

Two Grand Rapids PR veterans pursue new opportunities

Two longtime Grand Rapids-area communications professionals are on the move.

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Sunday, 22 May 2022 18:24

People in the News: May 23, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for May 23, 2022 

Published in Talent
Sunday, 08 May 2022 18:38

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: May 9, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for April 25, 2022 

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Thursday, 05 May 2022 12:49

Aquinas names Alicia Córdoba as school’s new president

GRAND RAPIDS — Aquinas College has named Alicia Córdoba as its ninth president in the school’s 146-year history.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 24 April 2022 18:35

People in the News: April 25, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for April 25, 2022 

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Thursday, 21 April 2022 10:44

Survey: West Mich. biz outlook strong as companies eye expansions, recruiting woes ease

Business leaders voiced strong confidence in the West Michigan economy in a recent survey by economic development organization The Right Place Inc.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 12 April 2022 13:04

BHSH System, GVSU launch $19M scholarship program to combat nursing shortage

GRAND RAPIDS — BHSH System will put $19 million toward increasing the talent pipeline for nurses who earn their degree at Grand Valley State University, officials announced today.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:18

People in the news: April, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for April 11, 2022 

Published in Talent
Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:52

Talent competition places DEI under closer scrutiny

Diversity, equity and inclusion has emerged as an “important pressure point” in the past two years as companies compete for talent and regional economic development organizations seek to attract and retain industries, consultants and business advocates say.

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Thursday, 07 April 2022 21:06

Incoming Calvin University president focuses on attracting international students, launching business school 

Late last month, Calvin University’s board of trustees announced that Wiebe Boer would become the 11th president in the history of the Grand Rapids-based private institution.

Published in Talent
Monday, 28 March 2022 11:24

Calvin University names Boer as school’s new president

GRAND RAPIDS — Calvin University has appointed Dr. Wiebe Boer as the 11th president in the school’s history.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:44

People in the news: March 28, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for March 28, 2022

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Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:29

Consultants see long-term role for virtual workforce training despite limitations

As employers and workers return to in-person interaction, virtual team building will remain a convenient or even preferred method of professional development for some West Michigan companies. 

Published in Talent
Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:26

GR recruiting, consulting firm takes on new leadership amid talent crunch

A Q&A with David Robb, co-owner and managing partner of Express Employment Professionals

Published in Talent
Tuesday, 08 March 2022 11:34

Miller Johnson law firm hires former Perrigo exec as first CEO

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-based law firm Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey PLC has hired former Perrigo Co. plc executive Rich Sorota as CEO.

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Thursday, 03 March 2022 12:13

Survey: Business executives’ economic outlook is optimistic despite labor, inflation concerns

Seven out of 10 executives responding to a recent Business Leaders for Michigan survey say their business now performs better than prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, although labor shortages and inflation concerns persist.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 30 January 2022 20:31

Several West Michigan companies earn perfect scores for LGBTQ equality in workplace

Several large West Michigan-based companies earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, a tool that scores how well businesses support LGBTQ people. 

Published in Talent
Tuesday, 18 January 2022 12:58

GVSU expands tuition-free program to all qualifying low-income students in Michigan

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University has expanded its tuition-free program to all qualifying students in Michigan, reaching beyond the original six counties announced in early 2021. 

Published in Talent

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