Friday, 21 June 2019 11:39

MiBiz Growth Report: June 24, 2019

Here is the growth report for June 24, 2019.

Published in Finance

MARNE – Metal fabricator DeWys Manufacturing Inc. will invest nearly $7 million over three years in a 30,000-square-foot expansion to its existing facility in Wright Township.

Published in Manufacturing

Recent research has indicated the so-called skills gap of the past decade may have been associated more with expectations of employers than the qualifications of the workforce. Millions of jobs were lost in the U.S. during the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, and for years after the economic decline officially yielded, high unemployment rates persisted. Even with large pools of job seekers, employers reported difficulty in finding candidates with acceptable skills, credentialing or postsecondary education. Many experts dubbed the phenomenon a “skills gap.”

Published in Talent

SPONSORED: Amid a talent crisis, West Michigan manufacturers need to develop a purposeful approach to attracting workers based on company culture and values. Simply being present on social media or posting on the latest job board isn’t enough to appeal to workers in a tight labor market.  

Published in Sponsored content

Over the last few years, manufacturers have developed extensive in-house training programs in a move to combat skilled worker shortages.

Published in Talent