What 3 Questions Do You Need to Ask Warehouse Workers Before Hiring Them?

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Today’s warehouse workers come from a unique breed that is highly prized in permanent and temporary jobs alike – including temp-to-hire gigs. With strong values revolving around independence, diligence and self-motivation, these workers are responsible for stocking shelves, picking and packing orders, ensuring timely delivery and so much more. As such, it’s critical you ask… Read more »

2019’s Biggest Drug Testing Trends

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Drug screening and testing has always been a controversial issue in the workforce. We’ll take the time to examine some of the latest trends to better understand how they’ll impact day-to-day operations moving forward. The Overall Number of Positive Tests is Rising A recent report published by Quest Diagnostics at the end of 2018 indicates… Read more »

3 Tactics to Help You Find Passive Job Seekers

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Passive job seekers are the most difficult kind of job seekers to recruit. For starters, their very nature means they’re not actively looking for a job. In fact, the term is often used to describe candidates who are already employed with another company. But this doesn’t mean they’re not open to bigger and better opportunities…. Read more »

Automation Personnel Services, Inc. Top Blogs of 2018

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Here at Automation Personnel Services, we’ve been maintaining a highly engaging and informative blog for several years. With information catering to employers and employees alike – including temporary workers and temp-to-hire workers – we’ve covered a lot of different topics as of late. Here are the top blogs of 2018. What Are the Current Trends… Read more »

How Will Low Unemployment Impact Your Business in 2019

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November 2018 saw the lowest unemployment rates in the U.S. since 1969 – but it isn’t all good news. With less available workers to choose from than ever before, some companies are struggling to find the talent needed to fill their roster. This is a challenge many companies, particularly newer startups, have never faced. If… Read more »

Holiday Burnout…Here’s How to Stop it Before it’s Too Late!

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Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, it’s all too easy to get burned out with the holiday season. It’s difficult enough to manage the responsibilities of your own job during this time of year – not to mention the schedules of your employees. With that in mind, here are a few proven tips and techniques… Read more »

5 Tips for Managing Your Staff’s Holiday Schedules

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Managing the schedules of your staff members is a delicate balancing act at any time of the year. The added stress of the holiday season only complicates this matter even further – which can result in serious inefficiencies, bottlenecks or shortcomings. To avoid such issues and make the most of your workforce during the holiday… Read more »

How to Keep Your Staff Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

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Cold and flu season can cause havoc across your entire workforce. In fact, the CDC reports millions of cases of the common cold every single year across the U.S. alone. Even a simple case of the flu has the potential to turn deadly in some cases. With such serious consequences in mind, it’s important your… Read more »

Time Management Tips From the Best Leaders

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Effectively managing your time and that of your staff members is a difficult balancing act. On one hand, delegation and prioritization are two key elements of your job. On the other, it’s critical you avoid overworking your staff – or yourself – in the process. Create a To-Do List of Top Priorities Try to brainstorm… Read more »

Should You Reach Out to a Former Employee to Fill Current Openings?

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Employers often reach out to their former employees when trying to fill their current openings. It’s a common practice that applies to both temporary and permanent roles. However, it’s important to understand that an employee’s track record doesn’t necessarily guarantee a repeat performance. As such, there are times when you absolutely should look to your… Read more »