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Displaying items tagged: Express Employment Professionals

Sunday, 20 November 2022 18:35

As job-seeker’s market persists, West Michigan employers boost wages to stay competitive

Grand Rapids-area employers raised wages by an average of 5.2 percent this year, an amount that exceeds historical norms as companies adjust pay to attract and retain people in a fiercely tight labor market.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 12 June 2022 18:32

Compensation report shows fast rise in West Michigan starting, industrial wages

The number of various West Michigan job positions paying $15 to $17 an hour has spiked since early 2020, illustrating how fast employers operating in a tight and fiercely competitive labor market have had to raise wages to attract workers.

Published in Talent
Wednesday, 02 February 2022 17:14

GR economic outlook shows slowed growth in 2022 linked to supply chain, inflation, talent

GRAND RAPIDS — Businesses in Grand Rapids, particularly in the service industry, expect slowed economic growth later this year as interest rates likely rise and labor and supply chain challenges continue.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 18 August 2019 17:40

HR/TALENT: Local companies largely retain drug testing policies after cannabis legalization

Just like you can’t go to work drunk, you cannot go to work stoned.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 12 June 2016 16:33

As economic expansion continues, labor remains a key concern for Michigan employers

handful of economic outlooks and surveys signal that Michigan’s economy should continue on an upward trajectory for the second half of this year and into 2017. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 12 June 2016 15:14

Economists think U.S. economy will ‘bounce back’ to end 2016

A handful of economic outlooks and surveys signal that Michigan’s economy should continue on an upward trajectory for the second half of this year and into 2017. 

Published in Economic Development