Small-business owners avoid pitfalls, find achievement

Stacia Guzzo did some cancer research of a different color after her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer years ago.

Concert experts take that skill, experience to upgrade corporate events

Dan McGowan and his team at The Crofoot Presents put together more than 600 events annually, whether it is creative corporate parties – yes, there is such...

How one businesswoman took her idea for a national holiday – and created it

You might know Detroiter and small-business advocate Jennyfer Crawford because of her highly attended All Things Detroit shopping events. But did you also know she used her...

Onboarding program gets Associa employees in sync

Like any other business, officials at Associa are on the lookout for innovative ways to welcome new members to their team.

Fast-growing health site finding ways to recruit candidates

Even with some 200 million people turning to its site for information every month, still has to find innovative ways to recruit great candidates.

Boot-camp partners, diverse recruiting platform key to Shop Smart success

Shop Smart LLC builds its pipeline of junior-level talent in part by partnering with training boot camps and an award-winning diversity recruiting platform.

Recruiting, onboarding keys to success for Cakebread Cellars

Cakebread Cellars depends on its famliy culture to attract, bring in new talent.

Captain D’s coming to Michigan as part of Groesbeck’s revitalization

Where your business is located can be just as important as what you do, who you hire and how you market your goods or services. Having a...

Michigan Israel Business Accelerator grows with new CEO, international strategy

Believe it or not, during his many travels around the world, Scott Hiipakka had never had a chance to go to Israel, where the business culture is...

Three cheers for going green: Michigan universities honored for sustainability

The University of Michigan and two other Michigan universities were recently ranked among the U.S. and Canada’s greenest colleges.

Five tips for living a more creative and artistic life in the New Year

You hear these terms all of the time: Burned out. Exhausted from the daily grind. Just too overwhelmed by social media and...

Since China won’t buy recyclables, centers look for local markets

With China out of the picture as a recycling market, other recyclers are looking locally, particularly at how they're handling it in Emmet County.

Businesses owned by minorities, women make strides, have hurdles to clear

While the number of businesses owned by women and minorities has grown, there are still a lot of challenges to overcome.

Michigan forests could become partner in carbon storage, climate change fight

Generally speaking, foresters count on Michigan’s 3.9 million acres of state forest for two primary things: Maximizing a steady supply of timber, and providing a habitat for wildlife.

Awards ceremony honors Bay Area’s Best and Brightest

The Best & Brightest Companies to Work For honored San Francisco Bay Area's best companies, including more than a dozen first-time winners.

Adding a training, development coordinator helped this company grow

Unique employee experiences the key to keeping workers engaged, empowered.

CEO investment in training, engagement helps company grow within its industry

Companies looking to boost participation in strategy sessions should take a page out of the book of Merchants Fleet, which encourages its CEO to take part in these meetings.

The only answer CEO will accept from a new or long-time employee is a...

Companies who want employees to be passionate about what they’re doing need a hiring process that matches that passionate spirit. At Atlanta-based DMC Atlanta, everyone coming aboard has to agree the job is their top choice.

Company finds success giving new employees a boost with upfront training

The core values at companies like The Predictive Index, where confident employees are “drinking their own champagne,” follow “threads” that include values such as teamwork, honesty, reliability and energy, among others.

Priority Health’s Sun Smart campaign raises $10k for American Cancer Society of Michigan

Here’s a true win-win situation: People who learned more about how to protect themselves from skin cancer also helped raise funds for one of the state's leading...