Talent Solutions Playbook

Resources to Embrace Automation & AI

Employers seeking to embrace automation and artificial intelligence may find these resources helpful.

TalentFirst Members and Initiatives

Axios HR
The AXIOS HR team provides customized HR solutions to help small and mid-sized companies maximize productivity, strengthen their cultures, find their next hire, or keep up with the latest industry practices and navigate emerging employment issues.

BDO provides knowledge, experience, strategic vision and boots on the ground to help hone leadership skills, improve productivity, acquire and retain talent, reduce administrative burden and minimize risk. They help businesses optimize their workforces and embrace cutting-edge technology to solve industry challenges.

Crowe human capital services (HCS) specialists can help employers recruit and engage qualified, passionate people, train them quickly, compensate them fairly, and embrace cutting-edge technology throughout their operations by sharing expertise to implementing employer-of-choice practices.

DISHER’s Talent Solutions team has become a trusted partner for all things people. From building a healthy culture and recruiting to employee retention and succession planning, DISHER provides a variety of services and training to take your organization to the next level.

Employers Association (EA) of West Michigan
EA offers comprehensive HR, safety, talent development resources to support your organization’s success throughout the entire talent life cycle. Our resources include timely, regional data, networking, and expert guidance to help you develop and implement effective organizational strategies and navigate complex employer issues.

EY People Advisory Services professionals can help employers effectively harness their people agenda as part of an integrated business strategy. This can translate into competitive advantage by helping you get the right people, with the right capabilities, in the right place, for the right cost, doing the right things.

Rehmann provides a range of services and resources to help employers mitigate HR risk and implement best practices and policies to recruit, retain, and develop talent while embracing cutting-edge technology to streamline processes.

Other Resources

Automation Alley
Automation Alley is a nonprofit focused on supporting manufacturing and technology businesses in Michigan with educational materials and opportunities. Subscribe to their digital knowledge center, attend technology events, and grow your business with customized solutions that propel your business forward.

Chamber Partners
Visit this site to connect with your local chamber of commerce or to explore the resources, services, and supports offered in your location.

Greater Muskegon Economic Development
Greater Muskegon Economic Development is the countywide economic development authority providing programs and resources to support employers in Muskegon County.

The Institute for Robotic Process Automation and AI
This independent professional organization offers a range of industry research, market intelligence, sourcing assistance, events, and a certification for employers to better leverage and scale intelligent automation.

Lakeshore Advantage
Lakeshore Advantage provides a variety of programs and resources to support employers in Ottawa and Allegan counties.

LIFT is driving American manufacturing into the future by helping organizations move emerging materials and process-ing technologies from advanced concepts to commercialization, and the LIFT Talent Programs develops new tools and teaching techniques to prepare the manufacturing workforce for a smart future.

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West
The Center-West offers personalized consulting services to West Michigan manufacturers to develop more effective business leaders, drive product and process innovation, promote company-wide operational excellence and foster creative strategies for business growth and greater profitability.

The Right Place
The Right Place provides a variety of resources and programs to support employers in Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana and Mason counties.

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