Do You Offer the Right Benefits to Keep Employees Happy?

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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 »

5 Skills to Look for When Hiring for Manufacturing

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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 »

Why Choose Automation Personnel Services?

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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 »

A Guide to Identifying Your Workforce Needs

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  Business owners, just like you, often contemplate over their yearly business plan and if they are putting in the best structure to meet their goals. Since every year brings new challenges, there is no tried and true method of creating a “all-knowing” business plan that can be used year after year. Instead, the process… Read more »

What You Can Do as a Manager to Combat Workplace Negativity

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A happy workplace is a productive workplace. As a manager or supervisor, it’s your job to cultivate a positive and friendly job site – but this is easier said than done. Between negative-minded employees, clashing personalities and staff members who just can’t seem to get along, it can be challenging to maintain peace among the… Read more »

The Power of Delegating and How It Can Make You a Better Manager

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As a manager, you have a lot of different powers. While you might not be a superhero, you are the leader of your team – and that makes you instrumental in the success of the entire organization. Depending on the exact scope of your role, you might have the power to schedule shifts, issue promotions… Read more »

3 Wellness Initiatives to Implement in Your Workplace for the Holiday Season

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The summer months are all wrapped up and despite the warm weather, the holiday season is quickly approaching. Automation Personnel Services knows this is a busy time for staffing services and recruiting agencies across the nation. Not only does it demand flexible staffing solutions, it calls for increased attention to the health and wellness of… Read more »

Top 5 Seasonal Hiring Hacks

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s time to start creating your holiday hiring plan. Your exact strategy will depend on your specific needs, but one thing is clear: many companies will be looking to hire numerous seasonal workers. Apart from helping to ease the burden of the holidays, some temporary workers might even turn… Read more »

4 Ways to Know Your Leadership Style is Outdated

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Automation Personnel Services cannot put enough emphasis on the importance of effective leadership in the 21st century. While it’s possible to build a foundation with traditional leadership styles and the help of a skilled workforce, such companies rarely last long in the highly competitive manufacturing industry of today. Instead, make sure your leadership style is… Read more »

How to Diversify Your Interviewing Style for Each Interview

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Stephen Nordness founded Automation Personnel Services with an emphasis on diversification. If you hope to follow suit, the first step to diversifying your workforce comes in the initial interview. Not only does this give you the chance to find qualified applicants, whether they’re sourced from temp agencies, staffing agencies, or traditional means, but it lets… Read more »