26Sep2014

9 Crazy Coffee Facts

There are lots of names for coffee: cuppa, brew, dirt, high-test, java, joe, and mud. There are lots of ways to take your coffee: black, iced, light and sweet, milk and sugar, shot of espresso, half-calf, and non-fat. Whatever you call it or however you order it, people just love coffee. Here are some things you may not know about the world’s second favorite drinks (right behind water). (more…)

  • 26 Sep, 2014
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26Aug2014

Local Spotlight: Detroit Dog Rescue

In our new series, we are going to be featuring some local companies and charities. For our first installment, we will be showcasing an amazing organization who is truly helping our community: Detroit Dog Rescue.

Company: Detroit Dog Rescue

Website: http://detroitdogrescue.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/detroitdogrescue

Address: P.O. Box 806119

St. Clair Shores, MI 48080

Phone number: (313) 458-8014

E-mail: info@detroitdogrescue.com

Famous Beginnings: Rapper and actor, Daniel “Hush” Carlisle was born and raised in the city of Detroit. He…

  • 26 Aug, 2014
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14Jul2014

8 Breakroom Rules to Live By

When it comes to breakrooms, there are certain things that go without saying. If you’re new to the workforce or a company, between possibly adjusting to your new commute (we can relate to Detroit, Michigan traffic), pleasing your new boss, and more, breakroom etiquette is likely one of the last things on your mind. We hate to break it to you but breakroom etiquette is super important. The breakroom is a communal space and in many offices, it’s the…

  • 14 Jul, 2014
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26Jun2014

Employee Spotlight: Heather Penny

Heather Penny is a Customer Satisfaction Specialist and in one short year she has learned a lot of valuable knowledge that she will carry with her through her career. We took some time and interviewed Heather for our Employee Spotlight Series.

 

Employee Spotlight: Heather Penny

Hi Heather. What is your job title for Global Office Solutions and how long have you worked there?

My title is Customer Satisfaction…

  • 26 Jun, 2014
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22May2014

5 Things You Need to Know When Planning a Company Picnic

May is a prime time for planning summer company picnics. A successful company picnic can boost employee morale by making employees feel appreciated and rewarded. In addition, they can help reduce your employees’ stress and promote team building. Before you plan your company summer picnic, there are a few things you should know.

Select a local venue – it can make traveling to the venue easier for your employees.

If you’re local to the Detroit, Michigan area, I can think of…

  • 22 May, 2014
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30Apr2014

Global OS: Global Goes Green

With the change in seasons from frigid winter to sunny spring, everyone seems to gravitate towards being more eco-conscious. At Global Office Solutions, we do our collective part by doing different things to be as eco-conscious and sustainable as possible.

One of our main green initiatives it to provide different types of eco-friendly products that are made from recyclable materials, from office and breakroom supplies to apparel and stuff for your home.

One of our most popular…

  • 30 Apr, 2014
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21Apr2014

Local Spotlight: Detroit Business Update

Detroit businesses have a reason to be excited. The Michigan economy continues to rebound, and efforts are underway to strengthen the Detroit business community. From small business grants and auto industry jobs initiatives, to new apartment complexes and transportation infrastructure, Detroit is taking major steps to attract and retain both small businesses and large corporations. These efforts promise to produce jobs, fuel the economy and instill confidence and pride in local residents.

Here are just a few examples of why…

  • 21 Apr, 2014
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15Apr2014

Product Spotlight: Swiss Mountain Coffee

Swiss Mountain Coffee is a favorite here at Global, not only for their great taste but also for their great mission. Through production to consumption, Swiss Mountain Coffee sticks to their motto, “Good for the Consumer, Good for the Farmers, Good for the Environment.”

They have a worldly assortment of coffees including flavors such as “Daterra Sunflower Espresso,” “Sumatra Harimau Tiger,” “Blueberry Cinnamon Crumble,” and “Jamaican Me Crazy.”

Our featured favorites include:

Executive Blend

The Executive Blend is a unique blend…

  • 15 Apr, 2014
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02Apr2014

Global Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Andy

For the past 10 years and then some, I’ve had the pleasure of working with our Customer Service Manager Andy Bain. If you’ve ever contacted Global, he may have helped you. Who exactly is this hardworking employee? Get to know him.

  • Prior to working with us, Andy worked in and out of sales for a few different companies, but spent most of his career in the security products industry.
  • Like many of us at Global, Andy has a favorite