Post-COVID Recruiting Trends

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Post-COVID Recruiting Trends

By Loyd McIntosh Now that 2020 is behind us and, with any luck, the worst of the coronavirus pandemic on the wane, people will be anxious to get out of the house and back to work. That means everything will be going back to normal soon, correct? Not so fast! Even with people returning to… Read more »

Automation Personnel Services Opens New Office In Orlando

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Automation Personnel Services Now Open In Orlando

Automation Personnel Services, Inc., a staffing agency headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is pleased to announce the official opening of its newest office in Orlando, Florida.  Amanda Pruitt, Branch Manager of Automation Personnel Services’ office in Tampa, is also leading the company’s expansion into central Florida. “After being asked to serve the staffing needs of a… 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 »

5 Reasons To Hire A Staffing Agency Now

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Reasons To Hire A Staffing Agency

BY LEE HURLEY UNCERTAINTY  Even before the COVID-19 virus turned the world upside down there was a reported high degree of job uncertainty. While unemployment rates were at record lows, globalization and disruptive technologies created challenges for many workers and recruiters. Now those terms are meaningless compared to this pandemic which has slowed economic output to… Read more »

The Future of Call Centers

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The Future of Call Centers

By Lee Hurley One of the most interesting things about CRM technology is that with all of the advanced ways to help companies more efficiently communicate with their customers, often the consumer simply wants someone to talk to. Well-meaning companies who have consistently worked harder to rely on technology to answer questions have realized the… 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 »

What is a Worker Desert?

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What is a worker desert and  how are companies adapting? By Lee Hurley It’s not a little ironic that a good economy has caused such a challenging issue: finding qualified employees to fill open jobs. The term “worker desert” is now being used to describe the problem. According to varying reports, there are more than… Read more »

Making the workplace fun and productive

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Making the workplace fun and productive

By Rick Geiger Have you heard? People are dancing at work. Dancing! And, no, I don’t mean on Broadway (though, yes, they are still dancing there, too). I’m talking about accountants, recruiters, customer service reps, even computer programmers. Working men and women in high-rises and office parks all over the world are fleeing their cubicles… Read more »