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Five Meaningful Takeaways from MBX Student Interns

Engineering and software development summer internships redefine students’ real-world expectations. With the new school year just underway, probably the furthest thing from anyone’s mind is next year’s summer internships. For many companies though, plans for hiring 2020 summer interns are already in motion. We sat down with a couple of MBX’s summer interns before they Read more…

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How a Book Club Became an Onboarding Success Story

When is the best time to engage your employees? Many professionals believe that onboarding is the ideal time to show an employee that he or she is valued and an integral part of a larger whole. By James Davis, Editor I recently interviewed Kim Becker, Talent Manager at MBX Systems, about a unique onboarding program that Read more…

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MBX Uses Book Club to Onboard, Develop Employees

By Kathy Gurchiek By Kathy Gurchiek Onboarding was an open book for Olivia Stepp when she became global logistics administrator at MBX Systems, a computer hardware manufacturer in Libertyville, Ill. She was asked to join the company’s monthly in-house book club as part of the new-employee orientation process, to discuss The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies Read more…

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Why Did This Company Start a Book Club for New Hires?

MBX Systems credits its book club with helping it sustain a high employee retention rate. By: Andrew R. McIlvaine | Human Resource Executive® Chris Tucker, the president of custom-computing hardware manufacturer MBX Systems, describes his company’s culture as “curious and quirky. If you’re off the beaten path, you’d most likely fit in pretty well here.” Given this curious Read more…

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MBX Cares employees volunteer at Lambs Farm

For the 17th time since 2014, employees from MBX Systems volunteered their time to help workers at Lambs Farm.

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MBX Cares helps Habitat for Humanity

For the seventh time since 2014, employees from Libertyville-based technology company MBX Systems volunteered their time on Nov. 7 to help Habitat for Humanity build better lives for needy McHenry County residents.

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MBX Systems is Taking Volunteering to a New Level

Hear MBX CEO Tom Crowley on WGN Radio’s Steve Cochran Show

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MBX employees volunteer with Feed My Starving Children

A group of MBX employees volunteered at Feed My Starving Children on Aug. 15, packing 66 boxes; enough to feed 39 children for an entire year.

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Employee volunteers connect time, talent, and passion

MBX employees volunteer with organizations that enrich the lives of others and, at the same time, enrich their own lives.

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MBX Systems Cited in Book on Leading Business Transformation

Author Brent Gleeson cites MBX’s proactive approach to adapting to shifting business conditions, including its team-wide involvement in driving change, as a key enabler of its success in a highly competitive and dynamic market space.

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