August 24, 2020
The leaders of Michigan’s largest employers anticipate the state and federal economies will worsen in the coming months as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, although bright spots remain, according to results of a Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) survey conducted this month.
With the expiration of expanded unemployment benefits, many of West Michigan’s unemployed job seekers have questions about their options.
It’s one of the most common laments I hear from CSOs: “I wish I had a more professional sales force.”
Approximately one of every three bottles of alcohol shipped into Michigan from January through March of 2019 was done so illegally, according to data compiled by the Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association (MB&WWA).
The Mill at Vicksburg redevelopment has turned out a curious environmental find.
Many business service company owners have been through the stress of several economic cycles, including the Great Recession.
HR Collaborative said employers shouldn’t fall back on wishful thinking about kids’ return-to-learning realities this fall, but instead should help employees “hope for the best and plan for the worst.” Beth Kelly, president, and Julie Burmania, HR business partner, with Grand Rapids-based HR Collaborative spoke to the Business Journal this month about how employers can […]
West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum has selected Adnoris “Bo” Torres as its 2020 President’s Award winner for his contributions to the organization’s growth and development.
A new report shows companies that provide an Employer Resource Network (ERN) success coach at the workplace experience an average of 510% return on investment toward the goals of stabilizing households and growing businesses and vibrant communities.
A Calvin University professor normally takes her students to the sand dunes along Lake Michigan but now, because of COVID-19, she is bringing the sand dunes to her students.
Michigan campgrounds, hotels, libraries, museums, retail stores, casinos, barbershops, public swimming pools, restaurants, day camps, hospitals, laundromats, dentists, nail salons, day spas, car dealerships, bottle returns, vacation rentals, colleges and a host of other things are open, but not gyms or movie theaters.
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While much of the hospitality industry has been reeling from the effects of the pandemic, there is one small segment that is quickly rebounding.
The backbone of Kimberly Clarke’s legal career was what she calls her advantageous rural upbringing on a 500-acre family farm in Conklin in Ottawa County.
As we collectively navigate the current “charged” political waters, I simply wish to remind us all of what has come before us. That many mayors, commissioners, city managers, businesspersons, philanthropists and community volunteers who have worked together to build our city of today.
Despite the legal status of cannabis in Michigan, a panel of experts recently said the fledgling industry is still struggling to translate its promise into prosperity, equity and sustainability.