Points of View

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.

Developing Your D&I Leadership Competencies

Continued learning is essential for any type of professional development. An intrinsic drive to expand your knowledge is especially important with leading.

West Michigan's Jobless Rate Falls in April

  West Michigan's Labor Market -- April 2021 Infogram

Fixing Broken Benefits: The Case for Unemployment Reform

From a talent perspective, there are three main priorities Michigan needs to address to accelerate economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic:

Q4 Labor Market Report Highlights

This week marks the release of Talent 2025’s seventh annual talent demand report, the Q4 2020 Labor Market Report, which is the first quarterly report in.

Standing Out in a Competitive Job Market: Tips for Jobseekers

Despite a declining unemployment rate, at 5.6 percent in West Michigan and 5.1 percent statewide, there are nearly twice as many jobseekers looking for.

2020 ALICE Report: Who's Struggling in West Michigan

Throughout West Michigan, as with the rest of the nation, there are many households who struggle to afford their basic necessities despite having one or.