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Grand Rapids, MI Employment Information

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
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
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
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
Grand Rapids, MI
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Grand Rapids, MI
SALES TRAINEE Michigan Victaulic has led the industry for more than 85 years and continues to grow our outside sales team. At Victaulic, we don’t sit back and enjoy success. We move forward and strive to grow. Victaulic, the global leader in mechanical pipe joining innovations, has the most tenured, largest and best-trained sales team in the industry. We continue to add high-powered sales repre...
Grand Rapids, MI
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description NOW HIRING CDL-A LOCAL DRIVERS in GRAND RAPIDS, MI * $13.00 - $15.00 Per Hour + Benefits & Home Daily * Monday thru Friday Some Saturday Work *Steady Work - Great Pay - New Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 616-281-2030 FOR MORE INFORMATION Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 43 Branch Offices - 22 Years of Service! TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce...
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description NOW HIRING CDL-A LOCAL / REGIONAL DRIVERS in GRAND RAPIDS, MI * $1,200 Weekly Average & Benefits * Drivers are paid by the mile, stop, and additional unload / breakdown pay * Drivers are normally home daily, though there may be an overnight * Steady Work - Great Pay - New Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 616-281-2030 FOR MORE INFORMATION Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 43 Branc...
Grand Rapids, MI
Consultant, IT Project Manager ProNexus, LLC is looking for talented IT professionals to join its 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 include: a dedication to client serv...
Position is responsible for product merchandising within large volume stores (Grocery, etc.). This includes stocking shelves, rotating shelved product, setting up displays, stocking and rotating products in coolers, organizing and rotating products in storage rooms, and moving products from storage to the sales floor. This position interacts with personnel at the store location.This position is la...
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description The "C" Level Technician will perform preventive maintenance inspections on various types of vehicles. The position requires the technician, under close supervision and training, to diagnose, inspect, and change or repair defective coach components, sub-components, and systems on vehicles. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to...
Grand Rapids, MI
Booking.com BV, part of the Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the global market leader in online hotel reservations. Established in 1996, www.booking.com is available in 43 languages with over 367,843 hotels in 190 countries. We offer a dynamic work environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented, and believe our people and their passion is what makes us successful. ...
Grand Rapids, MI
Our reputable company is hiring immediately for very high paying jobs! 1st shift - $10.50 2nd shift - $11.15 3rd shift - $11.15 These positions are for skid-loading and assembly. If this interests you, create a profile on www.manpowerjobs.com and call Isaac at (616) 871-4029! Hurry because these jobs will fill quickly!...
Grand Rapids, MI
Posting Date: 11-16-2014 Job Location: 660 Cascade West Pkwy SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548 Location: 001243 County: Kent JobID: 1136731 Brand: Office Depot Category: Professional/Contract Sales Responsibilities: The Lead Consultant (Manager) K-12 Instructional Solutions is a dynamic position which engages existing K-12 customers and prospects to create customized solutions to drive sales with...
Grand Rapids, MI
Mechanical Service Technician We have a third shift service technician position available with a 10% shift differential. Gunther International is looking for a Mechanical Service Technician to maintain high speed mail inserting equipment. The person will be a responsible self-starter who can work independently as well as work under the direction of senior technical staff. The technician must mee...
Grand Rapids, MI
Truck Driving Job With CDL Training Provided! No experience needed! - We'll provide you with a complete CDL training program at a top-notch truck driving school. PAM Transport Offers: Earn up to $40,000 1st Year! $1,200 Sign-On Bonus! No upfront CDL training costs! No experience needed! No credit checks! We're currently hiring new truck drivers and providing a full truck driver training co...
Grand Rapids, MI
Do you have experience as a Supply Chain Manager with an automotive supplier in a manufacturing environment? Do you have a background managing buyers? Then this may be the opportunity for you. SC Novi My name is Stacey Bernson, a Project Recruiter at SC Novi, a leading Global Search Consulting Firm. We are part of the world’s largest search consulting network, and our office has been consisten...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Type of Truck Driving Job: Regional Truck Driver License Type: Class A Full Time/Part Time: Full Time Frequency of Home Time: 5days on, 2days off Truck Driver Residence Area: Must live within 25 miles of GRAND RAPIDS , MI Orientation Location: CHICAGO , IL Operating Area: Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Northern Kentucky. Trucking Experience Level: 3 Months ...
Grand Rapids, MI
The Position Express is looking for business consultants, not just salespeople. We are seeking a candidate who has the right combination of people skills, the desire to help small to medium-size businesses succeed, problem-solving abilities and an outstanding attitude. You will meet with 2-4 business owners per day that are pre-selected and scheduled for you by Express. These meetings are set up...
Grand Rapids, MI
Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager If you are a confident and highly motivated individual looking for a great sales opportunity with uncapped earnings and growth potential, join our Sales team at Central Payment! We are seeking energetic and entrepreneurial Outsides Sales Reps to market our credit card processing services and social media tools to businesses across the country. Job D...

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