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We all know that it can be difficult to stay productive on a day-to-day basis. Whether we’re just too tired from fussy kids, we’re confused about new job responsibility, or Allergy season has taken its toll, we’ve all been there. It’s tough to gain any sort of recognition when our productivity levels aren’t up to… Read more »

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Have you had that moment when you realized a new job wasn’t the best fit? Whether it came before you started or even if it took a few weeks, this can be a confusing time. It’s stressful to realize you need to turn down a job and even more stressful to determine how to do… Read more »

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  The typical job interview is viewed as being a very rigid and standardized process. While most do expect a certain degree of professionalism, job interviews don’t have to be boring. Automation Personnel Services recommends showing off your personality in a variety of ways, including: Pay attention to your body language. Whether you realize it… Read more »

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  Stephen Nordness and the professionals at Automation Personnel Services understand the stressors of the modern job search. It can be enough to defeat your motivation and elicit feelings of hopelessness – unless you know how to balance it out with relaxation, creativity, or entertainment. Relax in a Bath or at the Spa There are… Read more »

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  Although they once came with a lot of stigma attached, temporary roles are now widely accepted as viable way of making ends meet. Some job seekers even use temporary agencies as a way of supplementing their regular income or securing seasonal work as needed. Temporary jobs are also great for those who are in-between… Read more »

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  Social media is a highly effective tool for building a professional network and even landing a job – when it’s used correctly. When used incorrectly, or when a profile sits dormant or incomplete for an extended period, it could actually be doing more harm than good. With nearly 90 percent of job seekers using… Read more »

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  A lack of confidence during the initial job interview can be a real opportunity-killer. Even if you have the skills and experience needed for the role or recruitment agency, coming across as negative, pessimistic or uninterested will almost always cause the interviewer to look elsewhere. With that in mind, it’s critical you enter into… Read more »

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  Receiving a new job offer is an exciting time. This is especially true if it’s a job you’ve always wanted, or one you’ve been eyeing for a long time. In either case, it’s important you don’t let your emotions take over. While it’s easy to get excited – and blindly sign on the dotted… Read more »

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The holiday season is a time for fun, excitement, gift-giving and spending time with your family members, and many of the recruiters at Automation Personnel Services have big plans of their own. However, the hustle and bustle of this time of year can also give way to headaches, undue stress and anxiety. If you want… Read more »

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Let’s face it – some of us struggle to find the motivation needed to show up to the job each day. Whether you’re stuck in a dead-end position, relying on temp jobs or simply unsatisfied with your current career path, this struggle can be devastating to your professional reputation as well as your pocketbook. On… Read more »