4 Confidence-Building Exercises That Can Help You Land the Job

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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 »

5 Steps to Take Before Accepting the Job Offer

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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 »

How to Boost Your Energy at Work During the Holiday Season

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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 »

4 Tips to Finding a Job You Enjoy Going to Every Day

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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 »

How to Follow up With a Potential Employer After Being Told You’re Overqualified

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Sometimes it seems like you just can’t win. You’ve spent decades following a solid career path and rewrote your resume countless times – but you still come across as overqualified. It’s a real problem that affects many of the workers seeking temporary assignments.  Automation Personnel Services can help you overcome this issue and make your… Read more »

3 Tips to Turn a Seasonal Position Into a Full-Time Offer

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As the holiday season is nearly upon us, you’re probably already ramping up your efforts to find a job. Thousands of temporary workers around the nation rely on the coming months to make ends meet, and many full-time professionals use temporary agencies and recruitment agencies to make extra cash for the holidays. Some of these… Read more »

Rewriting Your Resume? What Should You Leave Off This Time Around?

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Resume writing is an art form to be mastered over the course of time. Unfortunately, many of us don’t have time to spend researching resume formats, writing rough drafts and editing our career histories. But you don’t necessarily have to master the practice – you just need to know what information to leave in and… Read more »

Identifying Which Skills You Should Be Talking up More in Your Interview

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Some temp-to-hire applicants, especially those who are new to their field, tend to explain every detail about every job they’ve ever held. Not only does this take up your time as well as that of your interviewer, but it’s simply unnecessary. Instead, you should be focusing on specific skills that are relevant and useful to… Read more »

How to Explain Numerous Job Switches in a Short Period of Time

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If you’ve been in the temporary workforce for any amount of time, you’ve likely worked n several different roles to date. Even if you specialize in one specific discipline, you’ve probably been assigned to several different employers by now. After all, this is the nature of temporary employment. Most staffing and temp-to-hire agencies, including Automation… Read more »

What Do You Do When You Forget to Prepare Prior to an Interview

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You’ve been searching for the perfect job for weeks until you finally found it. The company even called to schedule an interview after reading your resume, and it seems nothing can go wrong at this point. When the big day finally comes, however, you’ve found yourself rushing around to grab all the necessary materials needed!… Read more »