You Aren’t a Robot – Tips to Find a Warehouse Job that Doesn’t Treat You like One

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Although some warehouse jobs can be monotonous from time to time, it’s important to find an employer that doesn’t treat you like a robot. There are many companies out there that simply want you to show up on time and complete your responsibilities on a day-to-day basis – and there are others that will offer… 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 »

Nervous During an Interview? Here’s What You Need to do to Overcome Nerves and Appear Confident

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During the job interview process, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, anxious or even insecure about an upcoming job interview. This is especially true if you are transitioning into a new industry, applying for a higher position at your current company or entering the workforce for the very first time. However, Automation Personnel Services, one of… Read more »

26th Annual Sales Meeting Recap

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Automation Personnel Services, Inc., Kicks off the 26th Annual Sales Meeting with Big News!!! AUTOMATION PERSONNEL SERVICES WINS 2016 BEST OF STAFFING® AWARD FOR “SUPERIOR” CLIENT SATISFACTION Clients of winning agencies are more likely to be completely satisfied. Birmingham-based Automation Personnel Services has received the 2016 Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction award from Inavero, sponsored by CareerBuilder.com, a global… Read more »

Automation Personnel Services Wins 2016 Best of Staffing® Award for “Superior” Client Satisfaction

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Birmingham-based Automation Personnel Services has received a 2016 Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction award from Inavero, a global client and talent satisfaction survey company. Of nearly 17,000 staffing companies that compete for this award, fewer than 2 percent achieve it, according to Inavero. The announcement comes just three months after Automation Personnel Services President and CEO Stephen Nordness was… Read more »

New Year, New You: List of the Top 4 Reasons to Improve the Way You Engage with Your Employees

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While the theory behind workforce management is a rather straightforward concept, becoming a great leader is anything but simple. Many are able to grasp the fundamentals of direct management and supervision, but very few of today’s leaders are actually engaged with their employees. In fact, according to a 2015 study by Gallup, only 35 percent… Read more »

Is a Skills-Based Resume Right for You?

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Many job seekers know only one style and format for their resume: chronological. While the chronological format, which lists your past career experience in reverse chronological order, starting with your most recent positions, is fine for most individuals, there are some circumstances that call for a different approach. Conversely, the skills-based resume, which draws more… Read more »

Lean Six Sigma Programs Will Help Manufacturing Efficiency

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A worldwide initiative that has recently broken through into the mainstream, Lean manufacturing refers to a set of standards that facilitate the elimination of waste, increased production and streamlining procedures on behalf of employers. Moreover, as Lean manufacturing often includes the principles of quality assurance as outlined by Six Sigma, the package creates a highly… Read more »

These Soft Skills Help Candidates Land Jobs

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Commonly associated with personality traits, social habits, communication level and people skills, the term “soft skills” can be applied to many different characteristics. While some may be more valuable than others, and some may be more relevant to one particular job or another, it’s still important to focus, at least in part, on these skills… Read more »

Don’t Push Away Job Candidates with Your Job Descriptions

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When it comes to recruitment in the 21st century, writing a great job description is critical to locating and securing top talent for the open position. While it may seem a simple and straightforward process, a job description that fails to properly explain the recruit’s responsibilities and expectations is likely to result in a high… Read more »