Like their counterparts across the country, most West Michigan employers plan to raise wages to attract workers in 2023. At the same time, however,.
Posted January 19, 2023
Nearly 60 years have passed since Martin Luther King Jr. declared “I Have a Dream” from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on April 28, 1963. As we.
Posted January 16, 2023
At a time when 80% of employers have trouble recruiting high-potential talent, talent pipelines are essential to hire for hard-to-fill positions. The.
Posted January 3, 2023
An estimated 1 in 3 working-age adults has a criminal history, representing a largely untapped pool of labor that is reliable, productive, eager to.
Posted December 8, 2022
A pandemic-fueled boom in high-tech automation has created opportunities as well as risks. Employers have an opportunity to manage both. The opportunities.
Posted November 28, 2022
Michigan’s workforce has shrunk by more than 703,000 people since 2000. The big question: Where did those 703,000-plus people go?
Posted November 18, 2022
We’re ready to announce another powerhouse lineup for the next session of our lunchtime Talent Solutions Series. The event begins at noon on November 9.
Posted October 24, 2022
On Oct. 13, the first installment of our lunchtime Talent Solutions Series, "Hiring for Attitude, Training for Skills," takes a look at the vast.
Posted September 28, 2022
A new name is just the start as TalentFirst enters a new era of helping West Michigan employers find solutions to historic challenges of attracting,.
Posted August 9, 2022
Post-pandemic, the number of help-wanted signs and online job postings have soared; it seems a crisis has arisen overnight. The need for talent in.
Posted May 27, 2022