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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 »

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November 2018 saw the lowest unemployment rates in the U.S. since 1969 – but it isn’t all good news. With less available workers to choose from than ever before, some companies are struggling to find the talent needed to fill their roster. This is a challenge many companies, particularly newer startups, have never faced. If… Read more »

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Are you struggling to find that perfect balance between your job and your personal life? Do you find that you’re spending more time looking for a job than enjoying your time off? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s a clear sign that it’s time to re-examine your lifestyle and re-arrange your… Read more »

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In some cases, the most difficult part of the job hunt is simply getting your foot in the door. Whether you’re straight out of college and trying to dive headlong into your dream job or even if you’re just trying to build a basic resume, there are several strategies you can use to get your… Read more »

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Some job seekers cite the resume-writing process as the hardest part of their job search. Try as they might, many find it difficult to come up with the words needed to express their experience in a manner that is equally concise and informative. If you’re struggling with the resume writing process, try implementing some of… Read more »

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Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, it’s all too easy to get burned out with the holiday season. It’s difficult enough to manage the responsibilities of your own job during this time of year – not to mention the schedules of your employees. With that in mind, here are a few proven tips and techniques… Read more »

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Managing the schedules of your staff members is a delicate balancing act at any time of the year. The added stress of the holiday season only complicates this matter even further – which can result in serious inefficiencies, bottlenecks or shortcomings. To avoid such issues and make the most of your workforce during the holiday… Read more »