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No Sunday Scaries Here! 4 Stress-Relieving Tips to Start Your Week

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Oct 31, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Leaving the weekend behind might mean saying goodbye to relaxation and peace, and hello to stress and headaches. You want to start the week strong, but already you feel the pressure sneaking in, and you can’t wait until it’s Friday again. Instead of increasing your anxiety through your dread of starting the work week, consider these four ways to reduce your stress,

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Topics: Stress Relief Activities, How To Destress Quickly, How To Relieve Stress And Anxiety, Sunday Scaries, Grand Rapids Employment Agencies, How To Prevent The Sunday Scaries

Recognizing a Toxic Workplace and How to Fix It ASAP

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Oct 24, 2018 11:00:00 AM

As an employer, you have a lot to consider in keeping your workforce content. You need competitive salaries and benefits, open lines of communication, and a company culture that promotes growth and positivity. If your company culture becomes more toxic than productive, nothing else that you offer will make a difference to your unhappy employees.

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Topics: Toxic Workplace Checklist, Escaping A Toxic Work Environment, How To Survive A Toxic Workplace, How To Change Company Culture, Improving Company Culture

Requesting Co-Workers on Social Media – Yay or Nay?

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Oct 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Starting a new job is like being the new kid at school. Everyone wants to know more about you, and you’re just trying to find a group to sit with so you aren’t alone at lunch. In this desire to form connections, it’s tempting to consider reaching out on social media and fast-tracking friendship that way. Despite insta-friendships being the norm, you have to ask yourself, “Is it right to request my co-workers on social media?”

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Topics: Adding Co-Workers On Social Media, Is It Weird To Add Coworkers On Facebook, Social Media And Coworkers, Adding Colleagues On Facebook, Social Media In The Workplace

Are Generic Interview Questions a Thing of the Past?

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Oct 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM

A common thread in all interviews is the set of generic questions asked and answered by all involved. Whether you’ve only been on the receiving end or have used them yourself, you’re familiar with the standard questions that accompany the interview process. Despite the endless amounts of questions to ask, the same ones always pop up.

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Topics: Best Interview Questions, Common Interview Questions, Job Interview Questions And Answers, Interview Questions To Ask, Better Interview Questions, Tough Interview Questions And Answers, Hiring Advice

Monthly Coffee Blogs: 205 Coffee Bar

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Oct 8, 2018 11:05:23 AM

Intro: It’s October, so we’ve officially entered sweater weather, apple picking, hayrides, and of course, pumpkin spice EVERYTHING. Since it’s a new month, we, of course, had to try a new drink while we reviewed the latest labor stats. 

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Topics: Monthly Coffee Blog, Coffee Review, Coffee Blog, Job Numbers

3 Key Steps to Discussing Your Criminal History

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Oct 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Both the application and interview process are full of questions you expect to be asked, like previous employment and experience. One factor, however, instantly separates candidates: Criminal background. For those without, it’s easy to mark no and move on without a second thought. For others with a conviction, it creates a whole new set of questions.

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Topics: How To Answer Criminal Background Questions, Job Application Criminal Background Question, How To Answer Criminal Questions, Talking About Criminal History, Criminal History Interview Answers

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