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The Most Common Manufacturing Questions and How to Nail Them

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Jun 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Interviewing for any industry comes with specific questions designed to gauge an employee on certain subjects, and the world of manufacturing is no different. Employers want to make sure they’re hiring capable and talented workers on whom they can rely. Remember, every question they ask you is about underlying issues such as your ethics and commitment to safety. Below are a few common manufacturing questions and suggestions for answering to make sure you’re nailing your interview and landing the job.

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Topics: Common Manufacturing Interview Questions, How To Nail My Manufacturing Interview, Manufacturing Job Search Tips, Top Manufacturing Interview Questions, Staffing Agencies In Sterling Heights MI

Monday Coffee Blogs: Brown Butter Creperie & Cafe

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Jun 25, 2018 9:05:22 AM

Intro: Welcome back to Monday Coffee Blog! We’re still getting caffeinated on our third steamy brew. This week, we visited Brown Butter Creperie & Cafe and enjoyed a hot spiced latte. 

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Topics: Monday Coffee Blog, Coffee Review, Coffee Blog, Job Numbers, Wages

Friday Beers: Magic Hat #9

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Jun 22, 2018 3:26:04 PM

Welcome back to Friday Beers! Each week we pour a new brew and then offer our naive opinion on it. We’re not really huge beer snobs but we do love beer, so this is really just an opportunity to have our boss buy us a cold one in the name of journalism, or something like that. Today’s pick is straight out of Vermont: Magic Hat #9. 
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Need to Have a Hard Conversation With an Employee? Follow These Tips

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Jun 20, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Few managers wake up in the morning excited to provide some negative feedback to an employee. On the contrary, many will avoid having these conversations, especially early in their time as a supervisor. Despite the challenge and potential awkwardness of these conversations, sometimes they are necessary. Next time you have to discuss a hard topic with an employee, follow these tips.

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Topics: Management Tips For Negative Feedback, Management Tips, Management, How To Deliver Management Feedback, How To Have A Hard Conversation With An Employee

Monday Coffee Blog: Ferris Coffee

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Jun 18, 2018 9:10:43 AM

Intro: Welcome back to Monday Coffee Blogs. This week we found ourselves at Ferris Coffee’s downtown Grand Rapids location, and it did not disappoint. We’ve got a summer heat wave headed our way so for our second cup of joe we’re sipping on a refreshing iced vanilla latte. 

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Topics: Monday Coffee Blog, Coffee Blog, Coffee Review, Job Numbers, Workbox Staffing

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Candidates Will Match Your Company’s Culture

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Jun 14, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Every hiring team is looking for certain attributes when screening candidates. Naturally skill level and qualification take top spots in the criteria, but extending an offer isn’t based on what they can offer alone. Before you hire someone, you want to make sure they can fit with your company culture. If you don’t test them against your culture, you may find yourself hiring the best person who’s simply the wrong fit for your company. To avoid this, here are five ways to make sure your candidates will match your company’s culture.

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Topics: Finding A Candidate To Match Company Culture, Finding The Right Candidate, Candidate Red Flags, Interview Questions To Get The Best Candidates, Defining Your Company's Culture, Temp Services In Warren MI,

Should You Be Updating Your Warehouse’s Leadership Style?

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Jun 12, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Just because it used to work doesn’t mean it always will. At one point, maybe your warehouse ran so well you didn’t even need to think about it. Now, however, you’re noticing a pattern of issues that keep arising. You’ve had the same people in charge, but something has changed.

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Topics: When To Update My Warehouse Leadership Style, Warehouse Leadership Tips, Management Tips, Leadership Styles, How To Find My Management Style, Temp Agencies Grand Rapids

Monday Coffee Blog: MadCap Coffee

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Jun 11, 2018 11:53:57 AM

Intro: Welcome to Monday Coffee Blogs. We want to help start your week off on a caffeinated note and give you a quick peek at the job numbers in the markets we serve. So if you need a little Monday pick me up, look no further than this blog! Disclaimer* reading this blog about coffee does not mean you will feel the magical powers of espresso. 

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Topics: Monday Coffee Blog, Coffee Blog, Coffee Review, Job Numbers, Unemployment Trends, Workbox Staffing

Friday Beers: Estrella Damm

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Jun 8, 2018 11:57:35 AM

Intro: Welcome to week twelve of Friday Beer Blogs. We tried to be fancy and go international with our brew this week. This week’s beer comes from Spain and it didn’t take the Spanish Inquisition to get our views on it.

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Topics: Friday Beers, Beer Blog, beer review, beers, Workbox Staffing, Down to Earth

Make Your ‘Signing Day’ About Your Career

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Jun 7, 2018 3:30:00 PM

Society focuses on one message for high schoolers – graduate and go to college. Despite the large debt associated, more students are electing to attend university and earn a degree than before. With all this focus on those going the “traditional” route, others entering the workforce immediately are left without attention.

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Topics: Starting My Career, First Job, Grand Rapids Staffing Agencies, Career Signing Day, Signing For My First Job, Hiring In Grand Rapids

Friday Beers: Sour Monkey

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Jun 1, 2018 1:55:35 PM

Intro: Friday Beer Blogs is back at it with our eleventh drink! This week we’re cracking open a cold one from the home state of Bob Saget and our nation’s fifteenth president, James Buchanan: Pennsylvania. So grab a glass with us as we sip on Victory Brewing’s Sour Monkey. 

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Topics: Friday Beers, Beer Blog, beer review, beers, Workbox Staffing, Down to Earth

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