Going Small Can Make a Big Difference

Imagine a man or woman making his or her way down a bustling December street – arms overburdened with a plethora of perfectly wrapped packages while snow gently falls and the jangle of silver bells fills the background. The picturesque scene could be neatly placed in countless classic holiday films. Of course, that scenario is […]

Confessions of the Road Warrior

By Christopher Nagy I like to think that I’m a well-reasoned and relatively calm and considerate individual. However, I never fully realized how many lunatics are out there until I started commuting to work. A brief explanation: For roughly two decades, I worked approximately three blocks from my office. I typically drove into work every […]

Three Insurance Agents Weigh in on Auto Insurance Reform

In a bipartisan effort, Republicans and Democrats modified auto insurance, and Michiganders will see changes next year  Michigan’s current system provides unlimited medical coverage for auto-related injuries, and the reform poses new levels of protection. A driver with Medicaid can choose $50,000 in medical coverage, whereas people with private insurance covering auto-related injuries can choose […]

VanCamp Incubator + Research Labs

VanCamp lived by the quote: “In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.” – Louis Pasteur A new incubator for research-based startups in the sciences opened its doors in September, less than a mile away from Michigan State University. A partnership, between the University Corporate Research Park, a subsidiary of the Michigan […]

U.S. Workers’ Job Satisfaction Rates Soar Higher Than in Last Two Decades

The scoop on what’s satisfying, what’s not and how these drivers can push employers to continue implementing workplace improvements A recent study conducted by The Conference Board, shows that more than half of U.S. workers are satisfied with their jobs. With this number being the highest percentage job satisfaction in two decades, the question stands […]

Looking ahead to 2020: What’s in store for the workforce?

The end of a year inevitably leads us to start looking into the next one. We set goals, think about what we hope to accomplish and wonder what the next 12 months will hold. No one has a crystal ball, but we have some predictions for 2020’s workforce.   Postsecondary education will continue to be […]

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