Points of View

  • Lumina Addresses Governors on Education

    Lumina Addresses Governors on Education

    The Lumina Foundation released a memo to advise new governors on the ways postsecondary education can influence state economies and the workforce.

  • New CEO Census Results Show Plenty of Opportunities
  • Three Ways to Become an Employer of Choice

    Three Ways to Become an Employer of Choice

    An Employer of Choice is a company that workers value, hope to work for, and want to stay with. Learn what qualities make an Employer of Choice.

  • Why Childcare Matters to the Workforce

    Why Childcare Matters to the Workforce

    A recent report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation outlines the issue of access to childcare and its impact on the current and future workforce.

  • West Michigan is Growing—and People are Noticing

    West Michigan is Growing—and People are Noticing

    A recent report listed the Grand Rapids MSA as the fastest growing large region in the country. What industries are behind this growth? Talent 2025 investigates.

  • Industry Highlight: Tourism Grows in West Michigan

    Industry Highlight: Tourism Grows in West Michigan

    Tourism is a major industry in West Michigan, and showing signs of growth in recent years. We take a look at the economic impact of tourism and the reasons visitors are drawn to the region.

  • Exploring Ways to Pay for Higher Education

    Exploring Ways to Pay for Higher Education

    To encourage more students to apply, the University of Michigan introduced its “Go Blue Guarantee” promising free tuition to low-income families.

  • An Audio Interview with The Right Place's Dave Riley