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Human Resources, Recruiting and Retention – How Technology Fits in

Companies have been adopting technical assists in human resources for a while, but not all of us have access to the bigger picture that demonstrates technology’s benefits inside and outside company walls – including its surprising advantages for employees and job candidates.  Automated phone interviews are one example of how automation helps human resources. While […]

Internet access for underserved areas in Michigan

Many of Michigan’s rural communities lack access to high-speed broadband internet service, but a grant program, Connecting Michigan Communities, aims to knock back the disparity with grants available to internet service provider (ISP) applicants representing impacted areas. Announced in a July 2 news release by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office, the program offers $20 million in […]

In the Weeds

Michigan’s New Marijuana Law Causes Confusion for Employers The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA) was approved by voters in the Nov. 6 general election. Under the law, adults age 21 and up may possess as much as 2.5 ounces of marijuana. They also may keep up to 12 marijuana plants at their […]

A New Leg in the Journey of Lansing Eastside Gateway

In the early hours of Feb. 3, a fire destroyed Lansing Eastside Gateway, taking the life of one of its most dedicated staffers, 43-year-old John Bolan – someone Yvonne LeFave, founder of Lansing Eastside Gateway, considered a friend. LeFave’s other business, Go Green Trikes, a delivery service using heavy-duty electric-assist tricycles, sustained heavy losses in […]

Let’s Go Out to Eat: Patio Dining in Greater Lansing

There’s nothing like dining out, especially when it means dining outdoors, and many area restaurateurs are discovering that patio seating is a win-win for them and their customers. The proof of the pudding is in the percentages, with studies showing that patio seating can boost guest check sales by up to 30 percent. Also known […]

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