Meet Carson: Our First Service Dog Donated to a Veteran through Our Partnership with House of Jordan

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Automation Personnel Services, Inc. has teamed up with the House of Jordan to help our military veterans who suffer from post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other effects of military service.  The House of Jordan is a Tennessee-based kennel that breeds exceptional 100 percent West German show line shepherds. These dogs come from a bloodline… Read more »

Improve Employee Loyalty with Your Manufacturing Team

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Generally speaking, companies within the manufacturing sector tend to experience higher turnover rates than those in other industries. Whether this is a result of long work hours, low pay, or a lack of available work, Automation Personnel Services offers examples and tips employers can take to improve employee loyalty. Hiring Candidates with Relevant Skills and… Read more »

What Will Take Your OSH Report to the Next Level?

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When it comes to occupational health and safety reporting in today’s workplace, Automation Personnel Services, Inc. understands how important it is to do a thorough, comprehensive and accurate description every single time. Some of the following details are essential for these reports such as the presence of any private health and safety programs, the utilization… Read more »

What Are the Essential Elements of Occupational Health and Safety Reporting?

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When it comes to occupational health and safety regulations, there’s certainly no getting around them. Nor would you want to, especially with the safety of your employees on your mind. With that in mind, Automation Personnel Services, Inc believes that it is important to be familiar with the essentials of these five occupational health and… Read more »

Why Writing Is Imperative When Implementing Changes

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In some cases, especially within the light industrial sector, change is the only constant. With that in mind, it’s crucial that you write down any new policies, standards, rules and regulations when implementing new changes for your workforce. Not only does this ensure that your entire staff is on the same page when the change… Read more »

Connecting with Employees Can Decrease Turnover

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Given some recent trends in the industrial sector, Automation has seen many companies find themselves struggling to combat climbing turnover rates. While there isn’t any particular, surefire method you can utilize to tackle a high turnover rate, there are many steps to try and minimize turnover and increase your ability to retain valuable employees on… Read more »

A Positive Attitude at Work Will Help You Overcome Mistakes

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There’s simply no getting around the fact that we all make mistakes, both in our personal lives and throughout our careers. Your bosses and supervisors understand this as well, which is why it is crucial that you are willing to admit your mistakes, take responsibility, and learn from your past failings. Automation Personnel Services believes… Read more »

Automation CEO, Stephen Nordness Announced as Auburn University’s TOP TIGER!

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When Steve Nordness graduated from Auburn University in 1981, he was proud of his degree in Industrial Management. On Friday, April 22nd, 2016, Auburn showed Steve that they are also proud of his success by awarding him the 2016 Top Tiger Award! This recognition is reserved for graduates of Auburn’s College of Business who have… Read more »

Make Second- and Third-Shift Employees Feel Like First-Class Citizens

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Automation Personnel Services, Inc. recognizes, especially in the electronics or plastics manufacturing industry, that second- and third-shift employees have a tendency to feel like they are second-class citizens within the workplace. When in fact, second- and third-shift workers actually fill a valuable role when it comes to upholding production deadlines, meeting manufacturing schedules and accommodating… Read more »

When Is the Right Time to Bring an Employee Back?

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As one of the fastest growing staffing firms in the U.S., the staffing professionals at Automation Personnel Services are highly familiar with the growing trend of boomerang employees. While you may initially question the term, boomerang worker isn’t necessarily negative. In fact, when used effectively, boomerang employees can be used to increase your presence in… Read more »