Internet connectivity key for job, community growth
As more Americans look to shape up, eat more healthy foods and look for meat alternatives, an innovative food producer is stepping up in markets across the county to provide a plant-based protein alternative – that also tastes good.
Having a dog in your office can provide a number of benefits, including boosting employee morale, relieving stress and creating a benefit that attracts top talent. Sizeable companies from American Eagle to TransUnion to Clarins have brought dogs into the workplace, and they’re finding that they gain more than “cool points” for doing so. The […]
Having a dog in your office can provide a number of benefits, including boosting employee morale, relieving stress and creating a benefit that attracts top talent.
A future with electric and driverless cars may be nearer than once thought
Matriarch of Bavarian Inn continues serving up love, for family and community.
Romero Britto’s artwork – sculpture and paintings that are vivid, playful and instantly recognizable – is found in nearly every nation, has included internationally known celebrities and hangs in the homes of world-class collectors. Britto’s work can be seen throughout the U.S., including Florida (he lives in Miami), California, New York, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey. […]
If you ask Stephanie Miles what surprises her most about Americans and their work habits, it’s the fact that U.S. workers leave so much vacation time on the table.
Heading toward the second half of 2017, Michigan’s economic fundamentals are strong. For instance, the state’s unemployment rate stood at a solid 4.7 percent in April, and personal income in 2016 increased by 3.6 percent in Michigan, which matched the national average and was the second-fastest increase among the Great Lakes states, according to the […]
Once Mark Fogarasi heard of a franchise business known as Rocket Fizz, he simply could not get the idea of owning a store of his own out of his mind. There was the first mention when he saw it on “Undercover Boss,” a popular TV show that Fogarasi had not regularly watched but happened to […]
Bargain hunters, rejoice: Macy’s is actively expanding its Backstage The Outlet Store brand, a “store within a store” that officials say blends an “outlet experience” with a traditional department store. Intended to offer shoppers a new discount destination, the “Backstage” brand appears to be gaining traction. As evidence of that, Macy’s is opening its first “Backstage” […]
In just about any economy, most people have a choice of where they’ll spend what amounts to more than a third of their typical adult working life—the organization that compensates their time, skills and expertise with money, the resource we then trade for the other important things around us, like food, housing and those tiny […]
Corp! magazine is always ready to celebrate Michigan’s economic successes. With our Most Valuable Professionals/Most Valuable Millennials/Most Valuable Entrepreneurs Awards, we recognize a group of individuals who have contributed to our state’s economic well-being in myriad ways. The roster of winners ranges from architects to attorneys to nonprofit organization leaders. These professionals are making business […]
Growth depends on recruiting, retaining great leaders
Everyone hopes to snag the best interns for their summer programs, especially if it’s in the skilled trades, which has been seeing an especially tight labor market. The question is how you go about getting word out about your program to students and school mentors. Electrical firm Feyen Zylstra found a unique way, and the […]
In March, Stefanini, a $1B global IT provider, announced Spencer Gracias as the new CEO for the North America and Asia Pacific regions. Working from the company’s U.S. headquarters, Gracias is tasked with the huge job of implementing Stefanini’s strategic plan to serve as a “digital transformation agent” for its clients. Gracias – who previously worked […]
How regulatory environment can affect growth of a community
Nationwide, there are numerous cities that were once strongholds of the industrial revolution, beacons for job seekers intent on seeking new futures for a next generation. While many of those same cities eventually fell into disrepair and decline, the mantle of rustbelt worn with derision, some have now embraced a new hope. One standout example is […]
With its attendance rising and seeing a need for more exhibition space, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park today announced it is adding more than 80,000 square feet of new space to the venerable Grand Rapids landmark, the result of a $115-million capital campaign.
Does your business have authority in the online marketplace? If you’re not sure, the answer is, No. What does authority have to do with social media in 2017? Everything. If you want to increase your brand awareness, drive more traffic to your website, and increase sales, then social authority must play a role in the […]
Even in digital age, there are communication challenges in workplace
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