Points of View

  • Five Features of Successful Onboarding
  • What Productivity Trends Say About the Future of Growth

    What Productivity Trends Say About the Future of Growth

    Growth in productivity is tied to higher wages and lower poverty rates for workers. An article from the Brookings Institute reveals that industries will have to embrace technology in order to see a growth in productivity. 

  • What You Need to Know About JOLTS

    What You Need to Know About JOLTS

    The JOLTS survey, which stands for Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, quantifies job openings, hires, and separations for businesses across the country.

  • Improving Literacy in West Michigan Schools

    Improving Literacy in West Michigan Schools

    Early childhood literacy is critical, and studies show that students must be proficient by third grade for later success. Learn about two programs in West Michigan helping to improve early literacy.

  • How Cities Can Meet Migration Needs

    How Cities Can Meet Migration Needs

    A report from 100 Resilient Cities details the ways that cities must adapt to accommodate mass migration and foster the potential economic growth that comes with increased populations. 

  • City Population Figures Show Growth in Many West Michigan Cities
  • Introducing Students to Careers

    Introducing Students to Careers

    In order to be prepared to enter the workforce or begin post-secondary education by the time they graduate high school, students should begin career exploration in middle school (or even earlier)!

  • What Michiganders Need to Get Good Paying Jobs in the 21st Century