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Eliminate Employee Distractions

By: Felecia Brasfield Productivity of staff is essential for the success of any business. Workplace distractions cause breaks in concentration and decrease productivity. A significant challenge for managers is finding ways to increase productivity and eliminate employee distractions.   70 – 90% of employees report feeling distracted during their workday, with the average employee experiencing over… Read more »

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Manufacturing Career

By: Felecia Brasfield Companies and industries alike are evolving to attract talented workers, with the manufacturing industry being no exception. If you’re trying to decide how to grow your manufacturing career, several routes are open for you to accomplish this goal.  The U.S. Manufacturing sector directly impacts the economy, so having quality jobs and workers… Read more »

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By: Felecia Brasfield To find and retain dedicated employees, a company needs to have an efficient talent engagement process. A recent Gallup report, State of the Global Workplace, revealed that 85% of employees are ‘not engaged’ or actively disengaged at their respective jobs. This sets the stage for a competitive job market that companies need… Read more »

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By: Felecia Brasfield As a result of the economy reopening and shifting post-pandemic there seems to be a great deal of stress on the labor market. The good news is that blue-collar workers may have found a way to stay current and garner increased wages. Savvy individuals spent time wisely during the pandemic by learning… Read more »

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Tampa's Top Staffing Agencies

By Loyd McIntosh Automation Personnel Services has been named one of Tampa’s top staffing agencies in a recent independent ranking. The ranking published by Find My Profession (findmyprofession.com), ranked Automation Personnel Services #2 of the top six staffing agencies in the greater Tampa area. For the ranking, Find My Profession considered various factors to determine… Read more »

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Attract-Manufacturing-Talent

By: Felecia Brasfield The manufacturing industry plays a vital role in the economy, but there’s a shortage of these skilled workers looking for jobs. According to a recent study conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute, 22% of manufacturing workers could be retiring over the next decade. This means hiring managers and HR professionals need… Read more »

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Hiring Soft Skills Over Hard Skills

By: Felecia Brasfield For years having a digital presence was optional for companies, however business operations worldwide shifted during the COVID-19 pandemic. By shifting the focus to online, a company’s digital transformation is becoming a necessary step to propel the business forward. The first step in an effective digital transformation is to conduct a digital… Read more »

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learn-new-skills

By: Felecia Brasfield Encouraging employees to learn new skills creates benefits for the individual and company alike. However, inspiring employees takes a certain amount of knowledge and finesse. The responsibility of guiding employees in this direction usually falls on hiring managers, supervisors, and department leads.  Developing the workforce is about teaching team members how to… Read more »

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Automation-Personnel-Sevices-Wins-ClearlyRated-Best-Of-Staffing-Awards

Birmingham, Alabama: February 14, 2022 – Automation Personnel Services, a leading staffing agency based in Birmingham, Alabama, is pleased to announce they have won the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and candidates. ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service… Read more »

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Strategic-Thinking-Skills

By Felecia Brasfield Learning to develop strategic thinking skills is invaluable both professionally and personally. Employers find this skill set especially priceless because it facilitates process improvement and aids in identifying unique solutions for matters as they arise. As an employee, cultivating strategic thinking allows for personal growth and growth within the company as new… Read more »