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Grand Rapids is #1 in U.S. for Job Growth
The economy of Grand Rapids, and its metro areas, keeps getting better!
A study done by Headlight Data, a website that collects data on economics and the workforce, found that Grand Rapids had the highest rate of job growth in 2016 compared to any other state in the country...
Detroit Man Walks 21 Miles to Work Every Day [Video]
This story will just melt your heart.
James Robertson, 56, of Detroit leaves his home at 8 a.m. every morning to start the trek to his job in Rochester Hills, which is 23 miles away.
He takes a bus part way there and part way home, but the rest of the way he walks an astounding 21 miles five days a we…
Crazy Excuses For Being Late to Work
Today, the Monday after the Super Bowl, is the day with the most reported absenteeism from work.
That's right. It's like senior skip day for adults.
But you better come up with a creative excuse, because if you use one of these from Career Builder, you won't have to worry about getting…
Most Ridiculous Excuses For a Sick Day [Audio]
Every once in a while, we all just need that extra day off and break out our best fake cough in order to call in sick. 
While it’s important to make your excuse sound believable in order to not get caught, some people apparently didn’t get the memo.
Is Your Job Killing You?
Sure, sometimes you get fed up with working: your boss is an idiot, your co-workers are lazy, there's never anything good in the vending machine, you're sick of pointless meetings, etc. But did you know that your job could literally be killing you? A new frightening infographic from OnlineUniversit…
Top 15 Weirdest Reasons For Calling in Sick
So they say that 29% of us admit to calling in sick when we're not. The main reasons:  Spend time with family, get in some last-minute shopping before the holidays, or the weather outside looks to bleak to deal with.
Here are the top 15 strangest excuses as reported by managers to TheWorkBu…
March Madness At Work?
MARCH MADNESS AT WORK
With March Madness set to tip off on the 15th, it's important to know how to keep track of those day games while at work.
With so many games going on, especially in the first couple of rounds, it's easy to become distracted on the job. You also may run the risk of get…

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