Retention, Recruitment, hiring and procedures


Gun Lake Tribal Council members begin new term

Members of Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians’ (Gun Lake Tribe) Tribal Council recently were sworn into office.

DK Security hosting first job fair

DK Security is hosting its first job fair to fill 75 open positions.

PURE Real Estate Management hires new employees, adds almost 200 new townhomes

PURE Real Estate Management of Grand Rapids announced the recent addition of several employees to the company and a significant promotion within the company’s facilities department.

SpartanNash names new president and CEO

After more than a year of interim leadership, SpartanNash appointed its next president and CEO.

Grand River Bank appoints vice president

A local bank hired a new vice president and commercial lender.

West Coast Chamber appoints new board members

The Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce said this week it appointed a new board chair and three new board members.

Haworth CFO retiring; successor named

The chief financial officer at Haworth is retiring after 15 years of leadership and will be replaced by a longtime colleague.

West Michigan Works! adopts new video hiring platform

The region’s workforce development agency partnered with the state of Michigan to adopt a new video hiring platform that it will use for the first time for a virtual job fair next week.

WSI Workforce Strategies Inc. hosting job fair

A staffing and recruiting firm in the area is hosting an upcoming hiring event in Kalamazoo.

Flat River Group opens distribution center, appoints leaders

A toy and game distributor in the region added new space in Kentwood, hired two senior staff members and appointed a board member.

East Grand Rapids appoints new finance director

East Grand Rapids welcomed Sharla Seath as its new finance director.

Survey: Many U.S. CEOs are confident

Despite challenging business environment, KPMG audit/tax firm finds mostly positive outlook.

Creston Industrial Sales hits its stride

Creston Industrial Sales is setting an ambitious goal to double its revenue in the next five years, and the company’s new president said he is confident in its ability to succeed.

WSI Workforce Strategies Inc. hosting job fair in Grand Rapids

A West Michigan staffing and recruiting firm will host a job fair at its Grand Rapids office next week.

Ford cutting 1,400 US salaried jobs with retirement offers

DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. will offer early retirement incentives with hopes of cutting its U.S. white-collar workforce by 1,400 more positions.

Bodman PLC adds tax attorney

Bodman PLC welcomed Wayne D. Roberts to its Grand Rapids office.

Blain’s Farm & Fleet hosting job fair

A store geared toward hobby farmers, homeowners, sporting enthusiasts and rural shoppers is looking to fill about 100 positions for its new store in the Standale/Walker area.

CertaSite names leadership team

A recently formed, fast-growing fire protection and life safety company appointed a leadership team.

Haviland Enterprises makes structural leadership changes

A local chemical manufacturer promoted several employees as part of a restructuring.

Gun Lake Casino appoints director of finance

Gun Lake Casino named Scott Szybilski as its new director of finance, effective immediately.

KPMG selects managing partner to oversee Grand Rapids

An audit, tax and advisory firm appointed a managing partner for the Michigan market.

Mary Free Bed appoints COO

Veteran health care leader Ingrid Cheslek was recently appointed to chief operating officer of Mary Free Bed.

Chamber announces ATHENA Leadership Award winner

The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce announced this year’s ATHENA Leadership Award recipient ahead of a ceremony that will honor leaders in three categories.

WSI Workforce Strategies Inc. opens seventh office with job fair

A staffing and recruiting firm in the region is opening its fifth Michigan office and seventh overall.

Local attorney named Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Mika Meyers attorney Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.