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2016 will be ReThink West Michigan's 5th Anniversary. Over the past four years, ReThink West Michigan events have resulted in 35 hires, with an average of 110 attendees each year. ReThink is growing too - our 2015 event was the most highly attended one yet, with over 130 participants.

2016 Participating Companies

Providing innovative engineering solutions through flawless execution takes a team — a team of unique minds, talents and backgrounds. At Shape, our team is more than a group of people working together, it’s a family made up of creative, dedicated associates and values.

Our mission is to provide quality and innovative products and services that contribute to the economic and social well-being of our membership.

Founded over 20 years ago, Iserv has established itself as a national and scalable IT partner with expertise in Managed Services, Managed WiFi, Connectivity, Cloud and Voice solutions. There are hiring account executives, supports technicians, and telephony engineers.

Over the past three decades we’ve built an unrivaled culture and our unique, people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contractors. Today we serve virtually every major industry, and we’ve placed exceptional people in hundreds of thousands of roles and positions. Everything we do is grounded in our guiding principles to build and nurture quality relationships that allow us to place quality people in quality jobs.

CQL

CQL is a digital agency that build brands, business tools and new ventures. CQL is hiring for UX/front end developer, eCommerce Web Developer, Software Architect, Software developer.

IT

PADNOS strives to divert as many recyclables as possible from landfills. Your participation in this initiative will help propel us to a cleaner, safer world. Future generations will be both thankful and appreciative of these efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and advance sustainability initiatives through recycling programs. Padnos is hiring for Production/Manufacturing, Manufacturing Lead/Supervisor, Skilled Trades, Entry Level Accounting, and Drivers

X-Rite Inc., a Danaher Company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was founded in 1958 and is the global leader in color trends, science and technology. X-Rite provides a complete suite of services and solutions to help brands, manufacturers and suppliers select, define and manage color from design inspiration to final product. X-Rite helps customers communicate and manage color standards for raw materials, paper-based products, ink, photography, video, metal, glass, textiles, plastics and wood.

Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we are a rapidly growing company boasting some of the most sought-after projects in the industry today. Founded in 2000 by David Dorner with just one client, DornerWorks now ranks in the top 20% of embedded development team sizes in the U.S. We employ some of the best and brightest engineers in the country including: Ph.D’s, multi-degreed engineers, patent holders, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

SpartanNash (SPTN) is a Fortune 400 company and the largest food distributor serving US military commissaries and exchanges in the world, in terms of revenue. The Company’s core businesses include distributing food to military commissaries and exchanges and independent and corporate-owned retail stores.

West Michigan Works! provides a network of employment and training programs and services for employers, employees, and job seekers with the goal of creating a sustained workforce with the required skills to maintain and enhance the economy of Kent, Allegan & Barry Counties.

Northwestern Mutual has been part of the fabric of West Michigan for 150 years. In addition to providing a wide variety of world-class financial products, services and expertise, our local Financial Representatives are residents who understand and share the values and ideals of the communities they serve.

Meijer is a leading Supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with over 200 stores and more than 60,000 employees.

Established in 1959, Amway and its family of companies now employ more than 20,000 people worldwide. Based in Ada, Michigan, Amway is not only a center of health, home and skincare innovation and top-selling, global brands. We are a company committed to providing employees with challenging career opportunities, a comprehensive total rewards package, profit sharing, tuition assistance, product discounts and an award-winning wellness program with on-site fitness facilities in Ada, Michigan and Buena Park, California. Here, you have the opportunity to add value and be valued – to deliver your highest value professionally, while building relationships with exceptional people who genuinely value you.

Haworth designs and manufactures adaptable workspaces including raised floors, movable walls, office furniture and seating.

Spectrum Health is West Michigan's largest employer with 20,800 employees.