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Anyone who has worked for any period of time has encountered a difficult co-worker. Just like all other aspects of our life, it’s impossible to get along with everyone, but effective use of conflict resolution and showing respect for everyone you work with is imperative. It’s important to be cautious when dealing with a co-worker… Read more »

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During an interview, job seekers are supposed to keep our questions professional and relevant to the job they are applying for. While this is considered common courtesy, hiring managers and interviewers on the other side of the coin aren’t held to such standards. It’s common to hear a crazy, unexpected or off-the-wall interview question at… Read more »

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You’ve shown up on time, completed all your work and now the project is done. For a job seeker who depends on temporary assignments to make a living, there’s still plenty of work to do. Before moving on to the next opportunity, don’t forget to take care of the essentials and wrap up any loose… Read more »

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Some are born with a stronger work ethic than others, but regardless of how you obtain the trait, having a great work ethic, morale and sense of responsibility can go a long way in setting you apart from your peers and drawing the attention of management. Thankfully, this is a trait that can be developed… Read more »

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Some job seekers have a lot of questions surrounding the staffing process. When first applying with a staffing firm, it can be hard to understand things such as costs or how they are selected for a job placement or even how they get paid. Turning in your hours and even understanding who to contact with… Read more »

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Staffing agencies provide a nice change of pace from the typical job search. Instead of doing all of the work by yourself, many job seekers enjoy the benefit of submitting their resume and/or application, then sitting back and letting the opportunities come to them by having an advocate helping find jobs that fit their exact… Read more »

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Some people view roles in the manufacturing industry as dead-end jobs that are boring, tiresome and stressful. However, there are actually some parts of the manufacturing industry that can make it an awesome career. Automation Personnel Services, one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S., outlines the top four benefits that show manufacturing is… Read more »

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Although staffing agencies can be a great resource when it comes to finding and securing work, a lot of perfectly qualified applicants are scared away from the process due to common misperceptions. The act of finding a legitimate staffing firm such as Automation Personnel Services, Inc. is typically the most difficult step. After that, the… Read more »

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While some have high hopes for their job search in the upcoming new year, others, particularly those who have experienced little or no luck in their hunt thus far, may find their motivation is dwindling during this time of year. Automation Personnel Services, one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S., helps job seekers… Read more »

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You’ve spent hours writing and refining the perfect resume. Maybe you’ve even passed it along to a friend for their critique. Despite all the time you’ve invested in the document, it’s still not drawing the attention you feel you deserve. If this scenario sounds all too familiar to you, it might be due to some… Read more »