Helping you make the best employment decisions.
TEA can help you hire the right employees for the job using our resume bank, discounted employment advertising, applicant referral services, screening and interviewing, pre-employment testing and background and reference checks. Outplacement assistance is also available for those separating from your company.
TEA assists members in placing recruitment advertising at discounted rates with the Grand Rapids Press and other MLive Media Group newspapers and electronically at MLive.com.
Applicant Referral Service & Free Resume Bank
To assist our members looking to fill open positions, TEA maintains a Resume Bank of individuals who are actively seeking employment. Our bank currently contains resumes from those with a wide range of employment backgrounds including production, clerical, supervision, and middle and upper management.
Employment Screening and Interviewing Services
TEA can save members time and money by screening resumes, doing telephone interviewing, and/or conducting face-to-face interviews with job applicants. We work with your interviewers to assure compliance with state and federal employment laws. To arrange for screening or interviewing services, contact Rob Strate
Background Investigation Services
Members can make informed hiring decisions by taking advantage of the low-cost, fast turnaround background checking service provided by TEA partners. For a listing of the various background checks available along with pricing information please contact Rob Strate
Employment Testing Services
The most accurate indicator of job success is through employment testing and TEA offers a wide variety of tests that can be administered at your location or at our offices. For descriptions of some of our many tests, click here
We provide assistance to your former employees who need help in re-entering the job market, from single individuals to groups of up to 20 people.