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Birmingham, Alabama – Automation Personnel Services, one of the largest light-industrial staffing agencies in the nation, announces it has signed on with Avionte, a leading provider of cutting-edge software solutions for the staffing industry. Following a five-month process of evaluating numerous Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Application Tracking Systems (ATS), Automation Personnel Services has already… Read more »

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Self-Motivation

By: Jessica Carter Why is self-motivation essential for achieving your goals? Self-motivation is the secret weapon to achieving your goals. It impacts both your professional and personal life. Without it, you could struggle to get motivated to complete a task (or even start one). Though having a support network is important, you can’t depend on… Read more »

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How To Help Employees Through Inflation

By: Felecia Brasfield Inflation has continually been rising throughout 2022, and this trend appears to be ongoing. There’s no doubt that the fallout of inflation is felt by businesses and workers alike. However, companies can help employees through inflation while focusing on retention measures.  Setting the Stage According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,… Read more »

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How To Leave a Good Impression with your New Co-Workers

One of the hardest parts of the hiring process for some candidates is the initial interview stage. This may be a demanding period between looking for work, sending a résumé, and going to a face-to-face interview. But seasoned job searchers are aware that these are only the starting stages in any fruitful job application. Leaving… Read more »

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Hybrid - Remote work in Manufacturing

By: Felecia Brasfield Hybrid-remote work is becoming increasingly popular within many industries, but is remote work in manufacturing possible? Manufacturing workers are naturally adaptable, continually looking for solutions to issues as they arise. However, the pandemic and what has transpired since have shined a spotlight on manufacturing companies and their workforce versatility.   The Backstory  Manufacturing… Read more »

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Hiring Soft Skills Over Hard Skills

By: Jessica Carter In job descriptions, employers often ask for hard and soft skills. Hard skills are related to specific knowledge and training, while soft skills are personality traits such as leadership, communication, or time management. When hiring soft skills over hard skills both skills are necessary to perform and advance in most jobs successfully…. Read more »

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What Is Empathy

By: Jessica Carter Empathy is the ability to recognize, understand, and share the thoughts and emotions of another person. The ability to empathize is crucial for establishing relationships and acting compassionately. Rather than focusing solely on one’s own perspective, empathy enables prosocial or helping behaviors that are born within, rather than being forced. A feeling… Read more »

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Working In Hot Weather | Automation Personnel Services

By Loyd McIntosh Now that it is officially summer, the temperatures in many parts of the country are approaching triple digits. While office workers have the luxury of working in air-conditioned spaces, many workers either work outdoors exposed to the elements or in non-climate-controlled environments like warehouses and factories. There are many potential risks to… Read more »

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Benefits of good work ethic

By: Felecia Brasfield A good work ethic among employees assists companies in reaching a certain level of excellence throughout the organization. Workplace ethics create guidelines for how a business supports its employees and advance customer relationships. Benefits of Good work ethic don’t stop there.  What is a Good Work Ethic? Work ethic means an individual… Read more »

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By: Felecia Brasfield As situations or issues arise, it’s natural for people to try and find an immediate solution. Finding an immediate payoff or resolution seems much more favorable than being patient and waiting for more significant gains in the distant future. While short-term solutions produce immediate benefits, they can lay the foundation for poor… Read more »