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West Michigan Works! Releases Results of 2022 Michigan Job Seeker Survey
West Michigan Works! released the results of its 2022 Michigan job seeker survey on Dec. 1, 2022. The results of the online survey are helping workforce development teams and employers better understand the current state of the job market and workforce pool in Michigan. “As a workforce development agency that […]
West Michigan Works! Announces 2022 Employer of the Year
An essential partners and leaders in workforce development was recognized this week at the West Michigan Works! 2022 Workforce Development Board annual meeting. Grand Rapids based company OST (Open System Technologies) was named Employer of the Year. A technology consulting firm headquartered in Grand Rapids; OST is one of the […]
West Michigan Works! Announces 2022 Partner of the Year
An essential partner and leader in workforce development was recognized this week at the West Michigan Works! 2022 Workforce Development Board annual meeting. Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) was named Partner of the Year. “Congratulations Grand Rapids Community College, our Partner of the Year, for their outstanding collaboration on regional […]
2020 Employer of the Year: Perrigo
West Michigan Works! recognizes Perrigo as its 2020 Employer of the Year for its commitment to workforce strategies that increase skills, wages and retention of current employees; promotes a diverse workforce; and builds a workforce for the future.