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It can be difficult to find reliable workers during the summer months as it’s a time filled with vacations and outings. If you’re having trouble keeping up with staffing demands during this time, consider the following tips and tricks to fill the seasonal gaps. Cross-Train Your Current Employees You might be able to look inward… Read more »

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Conducting an interview isn’t always a straightforward process. To secure the best possible talent, it’s critical you ask the right questions. For team-oriented jobs and collaborative workplaces, this means asking questions that showcase a recruit’s ability to work with others and get along with their peers on a day-to-day basis. What Team-Based Roles Have You… Read more »

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They say true leaders are born, not made. While this is often true, you might be standing in the way of your personal success without even realizing it. If you find you’ve been passed over for that leadership role regardless of your natural ability to lead others, look out for the following personality traits that… Read more »

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Temporary hires are an excellent solution when you need to hire someone fast or in a pinch. But, as we all know, being new can sometimes be a struggle. For starters, co-workers might not be as warm since they know the employee is a temporary worker. It could also be difficult for a new hire… Read more »

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The manufacturing industry has been hit hard by high turnover rates and low employee retention. According to recent studies by the U.S. Department of Labor, the average turnover rate in manufacturing jobs hovers around 14 percent – and it’s even higher in certain sectors. But the professionals at Automation Personnel Services, Inc. know how to… Read more »

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Workplace accidents and injuries are no joke – they can be devastating to both the employee and the employer. According to recent research from Liberty Mutual, non-fatal workplace injuries in the U.S. amount to nearly $600 million in workers’ compensation costs every single year. As you might expect, it’s critical your company responds to the… Read more »

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  Let’s face it – there are leaders and there are followers. Not every employee is a natural born leader, and some have difficulty managing such responsibility even after training. But there are some traits to look for if you’re hiring with leadership in mind. Not only will these nuances tip you off to their… Read more »

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  Providing your employees with good benefits is one of the best ways of keeping them happy. Even if you’re working with staffing services or employees who are following the temp-to-hire path, introducing some key benefits can go a long in driving morale and decreasing turnover. But how do you know if you’re providing the… Read more »

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  Hiring for the manufacturing industry is difficult. On one hand, many of the skills needed are either learned through schooling or training. Many employers even provide training to ensure the effectiveness of new recruits. In some cases, recruitment agencies – including Automation Personnel Services – even provide the necessary training. But you can’t ignore… Read more »

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  With job seekers looking for both seasonal and full-time work, there are plenty of workers to meet your needs – if you know where to look. But what sets Automation Personnel Services apart from our competitors? Why should you choose us when there are so many employment agencies available today? Face-to-Face Professional Pre-Employee Screening… Read more »