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The job search can be a frustrating time. Between finding opportunities in your area to filling out an endless amount of applications and attending informal, on-the-spot interviews, the typical job hunt is anything but easy. Although it doesn’t get easier as time goes on, there are some tips you can use to help streamline your… Read more »

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Team meetings are a fundamental tool of any good manager or supervisor. Not only are they a great way to highlight productivity and broadcast results, they also give your entry-level employees the opportunity to speak their minds. Unfortunately, workplace meetings are often boring and tiresome. They also carry negative connotations that can be difficult to… Read more »

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For some job seekers, the biggest challenge comes during the initial recruitment process. Between finding a job, submitting a resume and attending a face-to-face interview, this can be a stressful time. However, experienced job seekers understand these are just the first steps in any successful job application. The real challenge begins when you start the… Read more »

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Although a high unemployment rate is never a good thing, it does benefit your company’s recruitment and staffing. The sheer number of job seekers increases the odds you’ll be able to fill the more menial or monotonous tasks, while the availability of top talent lets you find qualified individuals to fill your senior ranks, too…. Read more »

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Like writing the perfect resume, learning how to ace a job interview is a true art form. It’s something that takes time and discipline – and job seekers often go to great lengths to refine their skills. However, it’s important you don’t come across as too aggressive or boastful – as doing so might hurt… Read more »

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As with every rising generation, you may see millennials as a different breed than the generations that came before. Although they’re often the target of offhanded jokes or undue criticism, they truly have a lot to offer the modern workforce. In order to make the most their skills, it might be necessary to change your… Read more »

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Many job seekers are under the false impression that hiring managers and interviewers have to read any document that’s placed on their desk. This simply isn’t true. In fact, most hiring managers apply a set of strict professional standards to every resume they see. Failing to meet these standards doesn’t set you apart from the… Read more »

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If your company has been around for more than 10 years, you’re likely using an outdated onboarding process that might be hurting your overall recruitment process. Unnecessarily long or monotonous trial periods, endless amounts of paperwork and a lack of IT automation are some common pitfalls in today’s onboarding processes – but there are some… Read more »

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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 »