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They say true leaders are born, not made. While this is often true, you might be standing in the way of your personal success without even realizing it. If you find you’ve been passed over for that leadership role regardless of your natural ability to lead others, look out for the following personality traits that… Read more »

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Temporary hires are an excellent solution when you need to hire someone fast or in a pinch. But, as we all know, being new can sometimes be a struggle. For starters, co-workers might not be as warm since they know the employee is a temporary worker. It could also be difficult for a new hire… Read more »

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The manufacturing industry has been hit hard by high turnover rates and low employee retention. According to recent studies by the U.S. Department of Labor, the average turnover rate in manufacturing jobs hovers around 14 percent – and it’s even higher in certain sectors. But the professionals at Automation Personnel Services, Inc. know how 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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Workplace accidents and injuries are no joke – they can be devastating to both the employee and the employer. According to recent research from Liberty Mutual, non-fatal workplace injuries in the U.S. amount to nearly $600 million in workers’ compensation costs every single year. As you might expect, it’s critical your company responds to the… 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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  Let’s face it – there are leaders and there are followers. Not every employee is a natural born leader, and some have difficulty managing such responsibility even after training. But there are some traits to look for if you’re hiring with leadership in mind. Not only will these nuances tip you off to their… 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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  Providing your employees with good benefits is one of the best ways of keeping them happy. Even if you’re working with staffing services or employees who are following the temp-to-hire path, introducing some key benefits can go a long in driving morale and decreasing turnover. But how do you know if you’re providing the… Read more »