How To Mentor Effectively

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By Felecia Brasfield The opportunity to mentor someone at your workplace will present itself at some point and it is important to be prepared. Understanding what it means to mentor and what constitutes an effective mentoring relationship will lay a solid foundation for a successful connection and help you mentor effectively. In its simplest terms,… Read more »

Why We Need To Work

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Why We Need To Work

Much has been written and even more spoken in the last 14 months about the lack of workers to fill essential job vacancies. As painful as this process has been it has taught us to pay closer attention to the phenomenon. It has also spurred employers to offer additional incentives to those willing to work…. Read more »

Automation Q&A: Antonio Chandler

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Automation Q&A: Antonio Chandler

Meet Antonio Chandler, a cut and bend technician working out of our branch in Charleston, South Carolina. Antonio came to Automation Personnel Services after applying on Indeed and has been an amazing employee since his current assignment started in May 2021. Antonio took some time to answer a few questions about his experience with Automation… Read more »

How to get your resume to stand out

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How To Get Your Resume To Stand Out

By Lee Hurley Resumes are like pinky fingers. They don’t seem to matter much until you don’t have one. No matter how many resumes I create, I seem to forget the basics. And while there is no shortage of expert opinions about how to make a killer resume, it can get confusing. But it shouldn’t… Read more »

How To Video Conference Like A Pro

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How To Video Conference Like A Pro

BY LOYD MCINTOSH The COVID-19 era has forced businesses far and wide to get up to speed technologically, and in a hurry, specifically when it comes to mastering the art of the video conference. By this point, the video conference is a regular part of our day and the brand Zoom, for many of us,… Read more »

How To Dress For Success On A Budget

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How To Dress For Success On A Budget

By Lee Hurley I’m sure many of us have heard the saying “You don’t get a 2nd chance to make a good first impression.” For better or worse part of that first impression is how someone dresses. What they wear. And as much as we hope we are judged by the content of our character… Read more »

How To Encourage New Generations To Consider Manufacturing Careers

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How To Encourage New Generations To Consider Careers In Manufacturing

By Rick Geiger What can we do to encourage new generations to consider manufacturing careers? At its heart, this is a marketing question. You have to sell yourself—and the manufacturing industry—to potential employees, specifically to young people who know technology but don’t know manufacturing. Manufacturing has been evolving rapidly over the past 10 to 20… Read more »

How To Dress For Cold Weather Work

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How To Dress For Cold Weather Work

By Rick Geiger Dressing for cold weather work is serious business. It’s not just about comfort so learning how to dress for cold weather work is important. There are health risks for prolonged exposure. The colder it gets, the more energy your body uses to stay warm. When it’s windy or raining or snowing, your body loses… Read more »