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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 »

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The manufacturing industry has been hit hard by high turnover rates and low employee retention. According to recent studies by the U.S. Department of Labor, the average turnover rate in manufacturing jobs hovers around 14 percent – and it’s even higher in certain sectors. But the professionals at Automation Personnel Services, Inc. know how to… Read more »

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Have you had that moment when you realized a new job wasn’t the best fit? Whether it came before you started or even if it took a few weeks, this can be a confusing time. It’s stressful to realize you need to turn down a job and even more stressful to determine how to do… Read more »

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Workplace accidents and injuries are no joke – they can be devastating to both the employee and the employer. According to recent research from Liberty Mutual, non-fatal workplace injuries in the U.S. amount to nearly $600 million in workers’ compensation costs every single year. As you might expect, it’s critical your company responds to the… Read more »

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  The typical job interview is viewed as being a very rigid and standardized process. While most do expect a certain degree of professionalism, job interviews don’t have to be boring. Automation Personnel Services recommends showing off your personality in a variety of ways, including: Pay attention to your body language. Whether you realize it… Read more »