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Help Manage Your Stress With These Summer Recipes

Help Manage Your Stress With These Summer Recipes With work (and the gym, kids, church, sports, family, laundry) you probably have a lot going on in the day-to-day. Every little thing on your schedule and to-do list adds up – and that can not only be time-consuming but can also lead to a great deal of stress. Even if you’re enjoying what you do (for work and in your free time), everyone gets overwhelmed from

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Rizzo Packaging Hiring Event

Positions will be offered during this event.   We will be holding interviews for the following positions: Packager – $21,216 / year, Full-time Machine Operator – $21,216 / year, Full-time Assembly Line Production Worker – $21,216 / year, Full-time Inspector/Packer – $21,216 / year, Full-time Sit Down Machine Operators – $21,216 / year, Full-time Sit Down Assemblers – $21,213 / year, Full-time We will be hiring for the following location Rizzo Packaging, Plainwell, MI 49080 US Requirements Must have a positive attitude Must want to have advancement opportunities

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Fapco Hiring Event

Fapco Hiring Event on April 24, 2019, at 8:30 – 11:00 and 12:30 -4:30 pm at our Niles office.  Offers on the Spot! $100 sign-on bonuses and $100 referral bonuses! We will be holding interviews for the following positions: Packager – $21,800 / year, Full-time 4 Day Work Week Sorter/Packer – $10.50 / hour, Full-time Sorter/Unloader – $21,800 / year, Full-time Packaging – $10.50 / hour, Full-time Packaging Associate – $21,800 / year, Full-time We

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Start Listening: 5 Podcasts to Get You Started

Start Listening: 5 Podcasts to Get You Started Because of an increase in downloaded media, podcasts have made a big emergence into our modern lives. While music and television shows are great means of entertainment and certainly wonderful outlets for entertainment and creativity, podcasts can serve not only as a form of entertainment but be educational and informative as well. It may seem easier or more appealing to just turn on your music or put

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Should you consider a skilled trade instead of a traditional college?

Decades of advice aimed at teenagers extolling the virtues of “staying in school” has had an unexpected effect. Too many people erroneously believed that advanced degrees were the best (and only) way to get a high paying, secure, and rewarding career. While university degrees certainly have their place, this trend has led to certain job markets becoming oversubscribed, and it is instead the realm of skilled trades that is sometimes the most sensible, though less

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5 Lunch Break Exercises

5 Outdoor Exercises to do On Your Lunch Break   As the weather warms up, it may be nice to consider spending (at least part of) your lunch break outside. Getting some sunshine and fresh air can help break up your day and refresh your mind. Not only is stepping outside a nice break from the normal routine of your workday, but it can also serve as an opportunity to add some much-needed movement to

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How to Stop Micromanaging and Create a More Productive Team

How to Stop Micromanaging and Create a More Productive Team Micromanagement is defined as “a style of management whereby a manager closely monitors and controls the work of their subordinates and/or employees.” Though a great manager should, of course, be knowledgable about the infrastructure and dynamics of their team, it is imperative that they not patronize and/or demotivate their workers by constantly hovering. Micromanagement often causes feelings of scrutiny which can lead to frustration, burnout,

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10 Budget-Conscious Staycation Ideas for West Michiganders

Contingent upon your school or work calendar, Spring Break is either coming up or already upon you and in Michigan that can mean either high temperate days or blizzards. If you are not traveling for Spring Break, it can be a perfect time to relax and regroup as a family — particularly in West Michigan, where there are so many great restaurants, museums, and parks. Because we understand it can be difficult to figure out

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By the Numbers: The Global State of Labor in Manufacturing

At 3.8 percent, the national unemployment rate in the U.S. hasn’t been this low since 2001. The low rate combined with a growing number of individuals who are retiring from the manufacturing workforce is creating a growing labor gap; Thomas Lee, head of Fundstrat Global Advisors, predicts a shortage of 8.2 million workers through 2027. Manufacturing jobs aren’t the most glamorous positions sought by new grads, and with fewer people seeking work, more factories will have

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How to Budget Better and Save Money

How to Budget Better & Save Money Budgeting is a great goal to have and one that many people set out to accomplish each year. A budget and an emergency savings fund can be beneficial for so many reasons including unforeseeable medical expenses, car repairs, or something fun like a much-needed vacation. A helpful step in establishing a budget for these types of expenses is: to assess and understand exactly how much money you have

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