Points of View

Highlights from the Q2 Labor Market Report

This week marks the release of Talent 2025’s third quarterly labor market report in the series being released this year, spanning the second quarter of.

TalNet Fall 2021 Conference

Partnering to improve economic mobility and well-being in West Michigan. West Michigan is known for its innovation in talent systems. This free conference.

October ‘Issue Spotlight’ - Identifying New Sources of Talent

Critical Talent Issues Earlier this year Talent 2025 researched and surveyed member companies to better understand the unique challenges impacting both.

As automation rises, innately human skills are vital

West Michigan employers were moving toward increased automation long before the pandemic accelerated that trend. Their experience shows the crucial role.

The Current and Future State of Michigan’s Workforce

Key Insights Despite a high of 358,000 job openings Michigan’s labor force participation rate hit an all-time low of 58.9 percent in May 2021, a loss of.

Our Next 'Issue Spotlight' Looks into the Future

The world of work is changing at an ever-faster rate, and this transformation is just as profound as the Industrial Revolution.

Assessing Racial Disparities in West Michigan's Labor Market

The unemployment rate, labor force participation rate, and postsecondary attainment rate within a region are among the most pervasive indicators of.

West Michigan Leads the State in Forecasted Job Growth

Yesterday, the State of Michigan’s Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives released their regional employment projections for all.

Q1 Labor Market Report Highlights

This week marks the release of Talent 2025’s second quarterly labor market report in the series being released this year, spanning the first quarter of.

A Push for Supplier Diversity

As organizations strive to improve diversity and inclusion efforts by developing comprehensive strategies, their plans must also include supplier.