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A natural part of owning a business is having employees come and go. And as uncomfortable as they may be, conducting exit interviews are vital for gaining insight into the work environment you've created and how your employees really feel about working for you.

Since cannabis was legalized in 2018, it's slowly become a part of Michiganders' everyday lives. At home, in stores, on billboards—cannabis is all around us. But what about the workplace?

Now more than ever, women like Jen Schottke, president of the new West Michigan Construction Institute (WMCI), are challenging the long-held notion that the construction industry isn't a traditional career path for women. To learn more about how WMCI seeks to fill the talent gap in the industry and how more women can realize their career potential in construction, West Michigan Woman caught up with Schottke.

Since I can remember, my family business has been a part of my life. In 1980, the year I was born, my dad and his partners founded Greenridge Realty. I grew up proud of the business my dad built and fondly remember company picnics, visiting the office and filling in as an admin in the summers throughout my teen years.

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