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Grand Rapids, Michigan Overview

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a bustling metropolitan area with a population close to 200,000; this makes it the biggest city in the western part of the state. Beautiful scenery and diverse employment opportunities are hallmarks of this character-rich Midwest hub. It is the county seat of Kent County.

Those who move to the city from other parts of the country must adjust to Grand Rapids' frigid and snowy winters and very humid summers.

Grand Rapids Job Opportunities

Employment opportunities abound in Grand Rapids. One of its nicknames, "The Furniture City," gives a nod to its past and present. In the 1800s, a thriving lumber business made Grand Rapids a leader in manufacturing, and a handful of major furniture companies still operate there today, giving rise to many Manufacturing jobs in Grand Rapids.There are also quite a few opportunities for Healthcare jobs in Grand Rapids. The area has 11 hospitals, including the highly ranked Spectrum Health and Mercy Health St. Mary's facilities.

As with any metropolitan area, the employment choices in Grand Rapids don't end with one or two specific areas. Those whose expertise lies in information technology or aviation will likely find a place in the city that values their talents.

Grand Rapids Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Grand Rapids is close to seven percent, which is not far off from the national average. This is a good thing for the city, especially considering General Motors' struggles in recent years (GM does have some operations in Grand Rapids, though their activity there is not much when compared to what they do in Detroit).

The Grand Rapids area boasts a projected job growth rate far above what is expected in the rest of the country. In fact, last year, Forbes ranked Grand Rapids as one of the best places in the U.S. to find employment. Forbes took into account such things as the cost of living and the range of available jobs.

Grand Rapids Cost of Living

The overall cost of living in Grand Rapids is slightly below the U.S. average, making it a great place for job seekers who want an urban environment without a shocking urban price tag. Keep in mind, though, according to City-Data.com, the average household income in Grand Rapids is significantly lower than the state average.Grand Rapids is a growing city with room for talented individuals who work in a variety of industries.
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Grand Rapids, MI
Description The Off Hour Stock Clerk is responsible for maintaining a well-stocked appearance in the store which helps ensure the best customer experience is achieved. This individual will work closely with the Store Management team to ensure company standards are met during the stocking process. The hours for this shift are commonly early morning, however in certain locations or during holiday s...
Grand Rapids, MI
Description The Off Hour Stock Clerk is responsible for maintaining a well-stocked appearance in the store which helps ensure the best customer experience is achieved. This individual will work closely with the Store Management team to ensure company standards are met during the stocking process. The hours for this shift are commonly early morning, however in certain locations or during holiday s...
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Summary BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which ...
Grand Rapids, MI
Join one of the most unique joint ventures in the State of Michigan - the best of rehabilitation at Grand Rapids’ Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital combined with the national older adult care expertise of Trinity Senior Living Communities. Our new sub-acute rehabilitation unit at Mary Free Bed will be serving adult patients of all ages who require the intensity of physician, nursing and therap...
Grand Rapids, MI
Manpower is now recruiting and hiring on Behalf of Amway Global in Ada, MI If you are fully bilingual in English and one of the following: Spanish, Mandarin, French, Russian or Korean, and are ready to start a rewarding career in Customer Relations- then this is the position for you! This long term opportunity will offer 35-40 hours per week on 2nd shift (3:30pm-Midnight Monday-Friday, with rota...
Grand Rapids, MI
The opening is located in GrandRapids,MI area. Rate - 12$/hr JOB DESCRIPTION - · This is a night shift job–requires working around 8-10 hours at night. · Typical shift timings are 9:00 PM – 7:00 AM. · Weekend work will be expected. Two days off in a week not necessarily on weekends. · Any leave notice should be given with at least 1 week advance notice. · Ready to relocate (if not local). ...
Grand Rapids, MI
Join our worldwide community of accounting and finance professionals. Lend your talent, skills and experience to a world-class company, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to choose your engagements, manage your workload and control your work-life balance. Our accounting and finance Consultants combine their functional finance expertise and project management capabilities with their other broad...
Grand Rapids, MI
ProNexus, LLC is looking for talented business professionals with experience in audit, SOX, compliance and consulting to join our Michigan practice. As a Consultant with ProNexus, LLC you will have the ability to play an instrumental role in assisting clients in a variety of challenging projects that will make a positive impact on their ability to do business. Attributes of our consultants inclu...
Grand Rapids, MI
Join our worldwide community of accounting and finance professionals. Lend your talent, skills and experience to a world-class company, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to choose your engagements, manage your workload and control your work-life balance. Our accounting and finance Consultants combine their functional finance expertise and project management capabilities with their other broad...
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description As a Hospice On Call Registered Nurse, you will: Prioritize calls, and instruct nurses to see patients as needed. Guide after hour’s staff in assessing and treating physical, psychological, psychosocial and spiritual needs. After clinical and social staffs report findings and interventions, determine appropriateness and if any further instruction is needed. Work closely with a...
Grand Rapids, MI
Booking.com BV (the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online hotel reservation service in the world)and/or its various support companies throughout the world are looking for people to support the business in the fast-growing hotel markets. Booking.com (USA) Inc., one of the support companies in the United States, is looking for a Regional Manager. Overview: Due to the rapid and co...
Grand Rapids, MI
We are an innovative event marketing firm in the area. As a direct result of the success of our promotional events and marketing campaigns, we are now planning to expand to two more locations before the end of the year! We work with a diverse portfolio of clients across the country and maintain a strong focus on EVENT MARKETING and PROMOTIONAL ADVERTISING! We have more work than we can currently ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49502
Do you have a strong interest in vehicles? Have excellent customer service skills? do you have strong organizational and time management skills? And looking to accelerate your career at a renowned company? Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for a Field Auto Technical Claim Adjuster in the Grand Rapids / Muskegon area. Combine your skills working with people and work...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client that is searching for an Accounts Receivable / Claims Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI. Duties Include: Process all sales data files submitted by customers Audit data files for accuracy Research and resolve discrepancies Process invoices Manage all paperwork related to customer file processing Track customer files and work with customers to obtain any missi...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client looking for a Billing Specialist to join their energetic team in Grand Rapids, Michigan (MI). The ideal candidate will be able to work with little supervision, communicate well in a team atmosphere, and be service oriented. Compensation will be based on education and experience. Duties for this position include: Daily processing of customer invoices Email ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Medical Revenue Analyst MED-1 Occupational Health System is West Michigan’s resource for occupational healthcare with clinics through Grand Rapids and the Lakeshore. We provide the most comprehensive services because of our occupational healthcare focus. As a valued member of our Accounting/Billing team, the Medical Revenue Analyst would perform the following duties: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONS...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms, and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking t...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Manpower is seeking to hire experienced Grinder Operators for opportunities on first and third shift. Will be responsible for grinding and polishing of industrial blades and propellers using grinding belt, buffing and polishing equipment. these are temporary positions with the potential for hire-in!!...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Intelliteach is a global service provider that offers a full range of business process outsourcing for IT and accounting professionals within the legal and accounting industries. We have extensive experience in outsourcing of Revenue Management functions for professional service firms. We handle A/R Management, Billing, Cash Applications and Client Intake on a full-outsource basis. We are current...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Position Description: We are currently seeking a Field Nurse Case Manager (RN) for the Grand Rapids, MI area. Responsible for assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of injured/disabled individuals involved in the medical case management process. Working as an intermediary between carriers, attorneys, medical care providers, employers and employees, you will closely mon...

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