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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.– For the second consecutive year, Automation Personnel Services, Inc., a leading agency in the staffing industry, announced today that they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in… Read more »

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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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Nearly all of us are bound to suffer from a difficult employee at one point or another. While they don’t do enough to justify an outright termination, their presence in the workplace brings down the morale of everyone around them. If this describes one or more of your employees, there is a step-by-step process of… Read more »

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Enterprise Services Outlook (“ESO”) recognizes Automation Personnel Services Inc. as one of the Top 10 Most Recommended Staffing Service Providers in 2017. The Pelham-based business operates 33 branches in ten states. ESO’s Business Services Knowledge Network magazine spotlights Automation Personnel Services for being founded on a platform of outstanding customer service that continues today. “Automation… 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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Some of the more creative hiring managers like to use humor during the initial interview. This is often done by asking off-the-wall or unexpected questions. Not only does this ease some of the anxiety for the job applicant, but it also opens friendly talk right from the start. Building trust and a good rapport with… 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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Although it has the potential to be a worthwhile career choice, the manufacturing industry has a reputation as a boring, tedious and dull profession. The ever-growing Skills Gap explains why many manufacturing owners are struggling to maintain quotas and meet project deadlines. In a national effort to mend the gap, it’s crucial to show the… 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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Your company’s mission is the heart of what your company represents. Its core beliefs, standards, and branding are all tied together through your corporate mission. Beyond your mission, its company values, ethics and sense of responsibility that will set you apart from the others. Automation Personnel Services, one of the largest staffing firms in the… 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 »