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Passive job seekers are one of the most difficult demographics to recruit. While they tend to make great workers, the fact they’re not looking for work puts the advantage in their hands. Moreover, passive job seekers can be tricky to locate in the first place – they don’t exactly come to you. With that in… Read more »

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Preparing to enter a brand new job or embark on a whole new career is a daunting task. Between the questions surrounding your short- and long-term finances to an ever-evolving job market, the stress of starting from scratch is enough to affect even the most determined of applicants. Thankfully, there are a number of steps… Read more »

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There is a time in every manager’s career when they need a little bit of extra help. Whether it’s short-term assistance or something a little more permanent, it can be difficult to find the specific talent you need at the exact time you need it. Luckily, there are a number of tried-and-true methods you can… Read more »

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Today’s warehouse workers come from a unique breed that is highly prized in permanent and temporary jobs alike – including temp-to-hire gigs. With strong values revolving around independence, diligence and self-motivation, these workers are responsible for stocking shelves, picking and packing orders, ensuring timely delivery and so much more. As such, it’s critical you ask… Read more »

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Drug screening and testing has always been a controversial issue in the workforce. We’ll take the time to examine some of the latest trends to better understand how they’ll impact day-to-day operations moving forward. The Overall Number of Positive Tests is Rising A recent report published by Quest Diagnostics at the end of 2018 indicates… Read more »

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Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada. BIRMINGHAM, AL – FEBRUARY 7, 2019 – Automation Personnel Services, Inc., a leading employment agency in light industrial staffing, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and… Read more »

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Passive job seekers are the most difficult kind of job seekers to recruit. For starters, their very nature means they’re not actively looking for a job. In fact, the term is often used to describe candidates who are already employed with another company. But this doesn’t mean they’re not open to bigger and better opportunities…. Read more »

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Here at Automation Personnel Services, we’ve been maintaining a highly engaging and informative blog for several years. With information catering to employers and employees alike – including temporary workers and temp-to-hire workers – we’ve covered a lot of different topics as of late. Here are the top blogs of 2018. What Are the Current Trends… Read more »

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Program Aims to Reduce Temporary and Contract Worker Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities.   BIRMINGHAM, AL – January 24, 2019 – Automation Personnel Services, Inc. recently earned the Safety Standard of Excellence® Mark.  The Safety Standard of Excellence program, developed by the American Staffing Association and the National Safety Council, promotes staffing industry-wide safety standards through… Read more »

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A good manager always leads by example – but the best know how to incorporate the feedback from their team in order to push forward on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, many employees – particular temporary workers and temp-to-hire employees – fail to provide the kind of productive feedback good managers need to drive success. Wait… Read more »