Boosting Employee Morale Through Employee Recognition

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Employee-Morale

By Felecia Brasfield When employee morale is high, staff members are more productive and experience more positivity. On the other hand, low morale can weigh a company down, resulting in less productivity and motivation. Contrary to popular belief, low morale isn’t always the result of a company issue. Lifestyle and personal demands affect an individual’s… Read more »

Automation Q&A: Antonio Chandler

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Automation Q&A: Antonio Chandler

Meet Antonio Chandler, a cut and bend technician working out of our branch in Charleston, South Carolina. Antonio came to Automation Personnel Services after applying on Indeed and has been an amazing employee since his current assignment started in May 2021. Antonio took some time to answer a few questions about his experience with Automation… Read more »

Post-COVID Recruiting Trends

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Post-COVID Recruiting Trends

By Loyd McIntosh Now that 2020 is behind us and, with any luck, the worst of the coronavirus pandemic on the wane, people will be anxious to get out of the house and back to work. That means everything will be going back to normal soon, correct? Not so fast! Even with people returning to… Read more »

What is a Worker Desert?

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What is a worker desert and  how are companies adapting? By Lee Hurley It’s not a little ironic that a good economy has caused such a challenging issue: finding qualified employees to fill open jobs. The term “worker desert” is now being used to describe the problem. According to varying reports, there are more than… Read more »

What Is MIG Welding?

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By Rick Geiger Most people know that welding is the process of fusing two pieces of metal into one. But they may not know just how prevalent it is in our modern society. According to Howard B. Cary in his book Modern Welding Technology, “Nearly everything we use daily is welded or made by equipment that… Read more »

Making the workplace fun and productive

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Making the workplace fun and productive

By Rick Geiger Have you heard? People are dancing at work. Dancing! And, no, I don’t mean on Broadway (though, yes, they are still dancing there, too). I’m talking about accountants, recruiters, customer service reps, even computer programmers. Working men and women in high-rises and office parks all over the world are fleeing their cubicles… Read more »

How to gear up for seasonal hiring

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By Joe Crowe  Getting ready for the holiday season can be a mixture of chaos, panic, and anxiety. However, meeting your seasonal hiring needs does not have to be as stressful as Black Friday at midnight. Here are some ways to prepare your company for your seasonal hiring needs Bring them in early Get an… Read more »

Houston Lends A Helping Hand

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By Loyd McIntosh When Tropical Storm Imelda pounded the Texas gulf coast in late September, Automation Personnel Services’  Houston branches were ready to help. Officially the fifth-wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continental United States, Tropical Storm Imelda brought record-breaking rains and flooding to southeast Texas, particularly Beaumont, where thousands of employees of several… Read more »