What Do You Do When You Forget to Prepare Prior to an Interview

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You’ve been searching for the perfect job for weeks until you finally found it. The company even called to schedule an interview after reading your resume, and it seems nothing can go wrong at this point. When the big day finally comes, however, you’ve found yourself rushing around to grab all the necessary materials needed!… Read more »

How to Spot a Poor Leader in the Workplace

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There are good leaders and there are bad leaders. Automation Personnel Services understands this, and we do everything in our power to connect all our qualified candidates with top employers and leaders in their industry. Despite our best efforts, we can’t scrutinize every single leadership official you might come across. But we can provide you… Read more »

Create a Great Cover Letter

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While your resume is the most crucial part of the application process, a cover letter, when done correctly, can serve as a valuable means of providing a potential employer with a more personalized, informal overview of your background. Ideally, the cover letter should provide a brief introduction to your skill set and most valuable achievements… Read more »

Safety Starts at the Top

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There’s no denying that workplace safety starts at the top. It’s up to an organization’s owners and managers to establish an acceptable safety protocol that is clear, easy to understand and specific to the risks and hazards associated with your business. Furthermore, depending on what that business is, you may be subject to certain safety… Read more »

The Hidden Cost of Not Having Regular Maintenance on Plant Equipment

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Maintaining your plant equipment, especially the hardware that is crucial to your company’s day-to-day operations, should be of the utmost concern to any diligent manager. Not only is such equipment vital to the profitability of any manufacturing company, but letting your plant’s equipment fall into a state of disrepair may result in serious workplace injuries…. Read more »

Do Engineering Students Need Internships?

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Even though an internship may not technically be required in the engineering field, depending on your specific industry, it’s still a good idea to complete any engineering internship opportunities you are given during your academic career. Apart from allowing you to develop a feel for the engineering role and its applications on a day-to-basis, an… Read more »

How Can Staffing Agencies and Employers Work Together to Protect Temporary Workers?

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While the long-term protection, health and physical safety of temporary workers should always be treated as an utmost concern, the responsibility to ensure such qualities does not fall on the shoulders of the employer themselves. Instead, it is a joint responsibility that is shared between the host employer and the staffing agency involved. As such,… Read more »

How to Connect During a Job Interview

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Some job seekers approach the application and interview process with the mindset that they are entering into a one-sided system. While this is fine for a passive individual, proactive job seekers must be prepared to engage their interviewer during a process that is equally informative and rewarding to both parties. With that in mind, there… Read more »

Five Ways to Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs

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Depending on your specific occupation and industry, workers’ compensation currently exists in one of four forms: wage replacement, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and additional benefits. While such policies are in place to protect the rights of your workers, as well as to ensure their long-term health, workers’ compensation claims are frequently subject to fraud, embellishment… Read more »

How To Stay Relevant As An IT Manager

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While you’ve been able to stay updated and current on the latest IT trends and innovations thus far, managing a career as an IT manager while still maintaining knowledge about recent software, hardware and computer systems is not an easy task to achieve. In order to make sure that you are up to the challenge,… Read more »