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 »

How You Can Increase Productivity by Changing the Way You Run Meetings

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Team meetings are a fundamental tool of any good manager or supervisor. Not only are they a great way to highlight productivity and broadcast results, they also give your entry-level employees the opportunity to speak their minds. Unfortunately, workplace meetings are often boring and tiresome. They also carry negative connotations that can be difficult to… Read more »

Boost Recruiting Even When Unemployment is Low

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Although a high unemployment rate is never a good thing, it does benefit your company’s recruitment and staffing. The sheer number of job seekers increases the odds you’ll be able to fill the more menial or monotonous tasks, while the availability of top talent lets you find qualified individuals to fill your senior ranks, too…. Read more »

10 Ways to Attract Millennial and Gen Z Job Applicants

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As with every rising generation, you may see millennials as a different breed than the generations that came before. Although they’re often the target of offhanded jokes or undue criticism, they truly have a lot to offer the modern workforce. In order to make the most their skills, it might be necessary to change your… Read more »

Is It Time to Update Your Business’ Onboarding Process

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If your company has been around for more than 10 years, you’re likely using an outdated onboarding process that might be hurting your overall recruitment process. Unnecessarily long or monotonous trial periods, endless amounts of paperwork and a lack of IT automation are some common pitfalls in today’s onboarding processes – but there are some… Read more »

5 Common Myths Surrounding Staffing Firms

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There are a lot of myths surrounding staffing firms and job-placement services. Job seekers tend to think their experience with one specific company applies across the board to every agency – but this isn’t the case. In fact, most staffing firms – including Automation Personnel Services, Inc.– take great strides to set themselves apart from… Read more »

How to Manage Summer Staffing Shortages

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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 »

Best Interview Questions to Ensure Your Candidate’s Teamwork Skills

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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 »

Are You Your Biggest Enemy When It Comes to Becoming a Leader?

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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 »

A Guide to Helping Your New Temporary Hires Fit in

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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 »