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If your company has been around for more than 10 years, you’re likely using an outdated onboarding process that might be hurting your overall recruitment process.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 »

Using Automation Personnel Services to Reduce Your Employee Turnover Rate

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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 »

Immediate Steps Your Company Should Take if an Employee is Hurt on the Job

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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 »

Does Your New Hire Have Leadership Potential?

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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 »