Employment Opportunity for All

Twenty-six years after the enactment of the Disabilities Act in 1990, people with disabilities are still largely under represented in the workforce. However, some big companies are creating programs to implement change. According to The Economic Picture of the Disability Community Project, only 32 percent of people with a disability, who also were of working age, […]

Lansing Regional Chamber and Tri-County Governments Collaborate

On Wednesday, June 8, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a news conference to reveal details of a public/private sector agreement involving Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. The news conference unveiled the plan to have leadership from all three counties come together to collaborate on focusing lawmakers’ attention back toward the mid-Michigan area. “This […]

Resume Fraud: Little White Lies Aren’t So Little Anymore

Mark Twain once said, “Honesty is the best policy—when there is money in it.”  Apparently, honesty doesn’t pay too well these days, judging by the rise in occupational dishonesty in the labor market.The little white lies and exaggerations that job applicants used to include on their résumés are being replaced by high-tech scams that go […]

May Ribbon Cuttings in Lansing’s Old Town Neighborhood

The new businesses just keep coming in Lansing.On May 13, a series of new shops and businesses in Lansing’s Old Town district celebrated their new endeavors with a parade of ribbon cuttings, hosted by Mayor Virg Bernero.“Your success is my business,” Bernero told business owners after each ceremony. Bernero shook hands with each business owner individually, […]

Lake Trust Credit Union Opens New Branch

For those of you who are Lake Trust Credit Union members, you’re in luck: a new branch has landed in Lansing.A new branch office located at 1300 W. Lake Lansing Rd. in front of the Meijer celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, April 19 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Among the crowd that attended was […]

GRC Breakfast Panel Features Local Lansing Entrepreneurs

En Ÿ· tre ·Ÿ pre · Ÿneur: a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.Recently that word has become rather sexy; in a business world where a 9-5 corporate gig is no longer appealing to people in the workforce, many people are looking for a […]

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