It's a job - Don't expect too much.
For any position in Production/Warehouse, you will find that with the current managers, you will be micro managed. Opportunities to move up in the company are limited and pay scales are kept at an outdated Whatcom County minimum.
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Alpha Group (Bellingham, WA) in August 2010.
This company only hires assemblers from its pool of temps. This way they can take the cream of the crop, and they have a good idea of how people work. Mostly the decision is made before they give you a job offer.
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