How to Provide Feedback that Will Motivate Your Employees

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Anyone can provide instruction, assign tasks and supervise employees. Very few can do it successfully. Even some of the most experienced managers find it difficult to deliver their feedback with authority. Automation Personnel Services, Inc. shares four tips for managers looking to give feedback that employees will listen to and respect. Set Clear Goals and… Read more »

Managers, What Do Your Employees Learn From You?

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As a manager, you can set the tone for your team on a day-to-day basis. Just as any of the achievements of your group can be accredited to you, so will the shortcomings or setbacks. While an energetic and highly motivated manager will almost always set a positive example, managers who are boring and don’t… Read more »

What Can Your Business Do to Increase Retention of Night Shift Employees?

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The night shift can be the most tedious for employers. In many cases, the reduced amount of supervision means some staff members are more likely to take it easy during their shifts. Workers who aren’t used to the late hours might even find it impossible to stay awake in the first place.  Thankfully, there are… Read more »

Why Should You Consider Hiring Veterans for Your Open Positions?

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Although their actions are sometimes overlooked or forgotten, our country’s military veterans are all true heroes. Moreover, their traits, which include versatility, adaptability, and proven leadership prowess, are all highly desirable in the 21st-century workforce. As you can see, there are multiple reasons why military veterans are a great choice for your staff. Automation Personnel… Read more »

Get Your Employees to Trust You in 2017

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Trust is crucial in any relationship, including the ones you maintain with your peers and employees. Not only will it lead to greater stability and solidarity within the workforce, but it can also facilitate improved productivity, greater industry recognition, and long-term success. With that in mind, Automation Personnel Services, one of the largest staffing firms… Read more »

4 Ways to Reduce Your Cost for Employee Onboarding

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Onboarding new employees can be a costly and time-consuming endeavor. The issue is only compounded if your company maintains an elevated turnover rate. Fortunately, proactive and determined hiring managers can take some steps to deliver successful orientations, minimize downtime and make the most of the entire onboarding process. Reducing Staff Turnover Employee turnover is a… Read more »

Automation Personnel Services Featured on World’s Greatest Television

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On May 10, 2016, The World’s Greatest television show announced it had selected Automation Personnel Services to be featured on an upcoming segment as the world’s greatest in the staffing industry. “That’s the best birthday present I could have received,” said Leslie Nordness who was excited the news came on her birthday. Leslie, who is… Read more »

Are You Ready for Seasonal Employees?

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Whether you’re looking forward to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas or even the New Year, the holidays are quickly approaching. For those who rely on a seasonal roster of supplemental employees, the time to begin preparations is now. Hesitate to do so, and you may find yourself without the seasonal help you need. Onboarding Quickly and Efficiently… Read more »

Run a Successful Team Meeting

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While some industries rely on team meetings more than others, the manufacturing sector often uses face-to-face, group-oriented meetings to encourage productivity, announce deadlines or quotas and resolve any workplace issues. However, holding staff meetings too frequently can result in a decline of productivity, disgruntled workers and, ultimately, lower profitability. As such, it’s important to achieve… Read more »

Why Do Little Things Matter in Staffing?

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The staffing industry is a people business. Automation Personnel Services, Inc. believes that relationships between the staffing agency and their job seekers, as well as their employer-partners, is critical to the success of any staffing firm. With that in mind, it’s important that we pay attention to the little details in order to be successful… Read more »