Points of View

Continuing the Commitment to Cultivating Inclusive Workplaces Across West Michigan

West Michigan’s population is increasing in diversity across race and ethnic identities. Our region is expected to experience a 4% population growth in.

'Expand Your Talent Pipeline' Event Has Experts, Connections — and Fun

Our Expand Your Talent Pipeline event 3-5 p.m. Sept. 13 takes a new, action-oriented approach to our popular Talent Solutions Series.

At our Sept. 13 event, meet partners who can provide a stream of talent

The best-performing companies already have talent pipelines in place for vacancies they forecast for years in the future. When positions open, they’re.

Our Talent Solutions Series is back; Here's why you should attend

Employers hold the keys to a prosperous West Michigan where everyone can thrive. But first, they must have the talent they need. And that increasingly.

Join the movement to grow and keep skilled talent in West Michigan

West Michigan currently produces less than one-fourth of the postsecondary graduates we need. As a result, employers have too many openings and not enough.

Why we're watching Georgia's experiment with Medicaid work requirements

Through a series of complex legislative and judicial actions, Georgia in July became the only state to implement work requirements to qualify for expanded.

Employers go all-in on student success as investment in our future

In our efforts to make to make Michigan a leader for talent, we know exactly where to find the group with the greatest potential to accomplish that goal.

Is the 'Great Resignation' over? Data shows the answer is complicated

A recent headline from Axios declared what might appear to be good news for employers: "The Great Resignation is over, quit rates return to pre-pandemic.

Old Faithful vs. Niagara Falls: What's Your Approach to Inclusive Teams?

Talking about diversity, equity and inclusion is one thing. Measuring progress is another. But it takes real commitment to use that data to create.

Why we're taking action to help more adults succeed beyond high school

Michigan is projected to add nearly 375,000 job openings this decade, many of them requiring education beyond high school. Where will we find the talent.