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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, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Mt. Brighton - Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 26 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres. Having converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders, and now with the opportunity t...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Mt. Brighton - Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 26 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres. Having converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders, and now with the opportunity t...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI, 49503
SECURITY OFFICERS-Full and part-time, $11.25, apply online at: securitasjobs.com EOE/M/F/VET/DISABLITIES...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Our client, located in Grand Rapids, MI, is looking to hire a Quality Assurance Analyst. I have attached below a detailed job description for your review. If you are not interested in this position, but can refer to me a viable candidate that I place with my client for atleast 90 days, I will pay you a REFERRAL FEE of $3,000. If you have the required experience and interest, please email me a c...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Hello, and thanks in advance for your review. My name is Gene Brady, an Executive Search Consultant at SC Novi, a leading global search consulting firm. We are part of MRI, the world’s largest recruiting affiliate network, and SC Novi has been consistently recognized as a leading office within this network. To learn more about our company, please visit www.scnovi.com. I am helping my client, a r...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative The Northwestern Mutual offers a personalized approach to uncovering financial solutions tailored to each client's individual needs. Financial representatives with the Northwestern Mutual provide expert guidance and innovative solutions to help meet a client's financial goals and objectives at every life stage. They offer exclusive access to insurance...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
Responsible for supervising the warehousing and shipping of incoming and outgoing materials. Supervises warehouse personnel. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise the daily activities of the warehouse. - Schedule warehouse team members to meet the demands of the facility. - Allocate necessary space for stock rotation. - Assist and maintain appropriate inventory levels...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
Responsible for troubleshooting and providing immediate preventative and corrective maintenance support to production lines and facilitating change-over. - Troubleshoot equipment problems and perform immediate repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment. - Overhaul and install new equipment. - Rebuild and fabricate parts. - Perform facility maintenance and maintain clean and safe work area. ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
Step Up, Stand Out: Advance By joining Ciber, you can turn your innovative ideas into world class solutions for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With global reach and deep technical experience, Ciber is big enough to keep you working with household names, but small enough for you to stand out and advance. Choose a career at Ciber and enjoy an environment where being challenged and rewa...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
LARGE NATIONALINVESTMENT FIRM HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR IN THEIR GRAND RAPIDS, MI OFFICE This position will allow you to focus on your clients, their investment needs, and the long lasting relationship that helps them achieve their investment goals. Required Experience Qualified candidates will have the following: • 4+ years of experience in a client-facing financial a...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
Job Summary Essential Job Functions Analyze, clarify and resolve basic policy and account related questions from internal and external customers. Reviews problems and communicates with appropriate personnel to obtain information when necessary. Responds to customer inquiries through appropriate mediums. Attains performance level standards as outlined in performance objectives. Continues to build...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
Step Up, Stand Out: Advance By joining Ciber, you can turn your innovative ideas into world class solutions for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With global reach and deep technical experience, Ciber is big enough to keep you working with household names, but small enough for you to stand out and advance. Choose a career at Ciber and enjoy an environment where being challenged and rewa...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Level Software Developer Grand Rapids, MI Full-Time $70,000 - $120,000 Apply Apply Senior Level Software Developer Grand Rapids, MI Full-Time $70,000 - $120,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Senior Developer with experience, please read on! Located in Michigan, we are a premier consulta...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
Job ID: 1190 Position Description: As a pharmaceutical Sales Representative, you will have the opportunity to regularly call on health care professionals (primary care physicians, clinics, hospitals and pharmacies) within a specific geographic area. Day-to-day responsibilities consist of supporting the promotional efforts behind Forest products, which includes organizing, tracking and distributi...

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