What Is MIG Welding?



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 »

Older Car Maintenance Tips


Tips for keeping an older car in shape.

Five Simple Maintenance Tips To Keep an Older Car in Shape By Joe Crowe  Few people can afford a top-of-the-line, straight off the dealer’s room floor new car, but we all know how important it is to have a reliable means of transportation to get to and from work each day. However, if all you… Read more »

Passive Job Seekers Recruiting Tips



4 Tips For Recruiting Passive Job Seekers By Lee Hurley The term passive job seekers may seem like an oxymoron. Yet with unemployment at a record low many qualified candidates for open positions already have a job. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t listen. To reach passive job seekers you just have to mix up… Read more »

5 Perks to Offering Coffee in the Break Room


Manufacturing Career

Coffee breaks are a fantastic way of splitting up the monotony of the average workday, but you can take it one step further by supplying the coffee yourself! While it will add to your overhead expenses, the direct benefits you receive will more than make up for the extra money spent on hot coffee in… Read more »

Can Incentivizing Employees to Quit Smoking Benefit Both of You?


Tips to help staff quit smoking

Five tips to help your staff quit smoking – for good There’s no denying it – smoking cigarettes is unhealthy but trying to quit smoking is one of the hardest challenges many people face. Not only does smoking affect one’s health, it can even harm those around you. If you run a business that has… Read more »

What Is It Like To Be In Your Boss’s Shoes For A Day?


Being the boss is a challenging job. Not only are they responsible for ensuring the day-to-day productivity of the entire team, they also have executive-level accountability, too. In short, the boss serves as a middleman between the general workforce and those that have financial interest in the company. While this might be hard to imagine,… Read more »

Reasons We Should Be Moving Away From the Famous Mantra – “It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Business.”


The age-old mantra, “it’s not personal, it’s just business,” has been tossed around far too often and for too many years. Many managers have used this phrase in the past – whether it’s true or not – to absolve themselves in a myriad of different situations. Whether it’s used in discipline and termination or as… Read more »

The Top 5 Things Passive Job Seekers Are Looking for in a New Role


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 »

Does Your Company Need Additional Resources For a Current Project?


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 »

Automation Personnel Services, Inc. Awarded ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards


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 »