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Job interviews are a stressful process. Some job seekers have even more difficulty with staffing agency interviews. Since they’re trying to make a strong impression with the agency as well as the companies they represent, the amount of stress is effectively doubled. To counteract this, try to utilize the following tips during your next staffing… Read more »

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There are a lot of myths surrounding staffing firms and job-placement services. Job seekers tend to think their experience with one specific company applies across the board to every agency – but this isn’t the case. In fact, most staffing firms – including Automation Personnel Services, Inc.– take great strides to set themselves apart from… Read more »

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Job seekers spend so much time crafting the perfect resume they often overlook other elements that are essential to a successful interview – like their wardrobe. While some jobs don’t require such formal attire as a suit and tie, there’s still a fine line between what’s acceptable and what should be avoided at all costs…. Read more »

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It can be difficult to find reliable workers during the summer months as it’s a time filled with vacations and outings. If you’re having trouble keeping up with staffing demands during this time, consider the following tips and tricks to fill the seasonal gaps. Cross-Train Your Current Employees You might be able to look inward… Read more »

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Hiring managers lead rewarding careers. Not only do they get to witness the development of their workers, they play a major role in selecting employees in the first place. Unfortunately, they also bear the responsibility of rejecting those who didn’t make the cut.  When turning down a job applicant you’ll want to make sure you… Read more »

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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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Most job seekers don’t apply to one job at a time. It would be an incredibly time-consuming and inefficient method. Instead, we tend to distribute our resumes en masse. Apart from letting you make the most of your time, this also increases the odds you’ll receive a job offer in a timely manner. But what… Read more »

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Conducting an interview isn’t always a straightforward process. To secure the best possible talent, it’s critical you ask the right questions. For team-oriented jobs and collaborative workplaces, this means asking questions that showcase a recruit’s ability to work with others and get along with their peers on a day-to-day basis. What Team-Based Roles Have You… Read more »

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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 »