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A Positive, Easy, Convenient Staffing Experience

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What do Netflix®, Apple®, and Amazon® all have in common? They offer a positive, easy, and convenient consumer experience. Netflix offers good content for people to continue to subscribe to the streaming service.

How Social Media Can Benefit Staffing and Recruiting

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Marketing is a great deal of fun with social media. But like everything else your social media strategy needs to be carefully planned. There is a set of unwritten rules that you should get familiar with to ensure that you are following proper protocol.

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What is the Value of Good Day Labor Staffing Software?

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It’s not uncommon for a “Day Labor” staffing company to run three shifts, 7 days per week. Day labor staffing is a difficult business that requires the utmost in efficiency as last minute and early morning jobs require qualified workers. Dispatchers have to know who is available and what is required.

Use Staffing Software to Manage Unemployment Claims

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Have you been using your staffing software to document and manage unemployment claims? Utilizing your software tools to the fullest extent to handle this issue can save you quite a bit of time and money. The Importance of Documentation.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Impressive Customer Service Wins Business

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Great service is one thing but impressive service that goes beyond expectations is quite another. Impressive service can make the difference in securing and cultivating ongoing long-term relationships with our customers. Service must be such that it makes customers anxious to do business with you.

What To Do After You Implement New Staffing Software

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If you choose to use staffing software to help run your business then you are “automated”. However, automation offers a variety of return, all based upon software features that are available and implementation of processes within the organization.

Do I Have The Wrong Staffing Software?

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So, you’ve selected what you felt was the very best staffing software in the world and after implementation, you really don’t see much of a difference in your operations. Did you select the wrong software? Probably not. This is a common problem and there are many reasons for this.

Ultra-Staff EDGE Medical Scheduling Module Honored with 2022 Gold Stevie® Award for Best Employee Scheduling Solution

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CHICAGO, Illinois– The Ultra- Staff EDGE Medical Scheduling Module, developed by Automated Business Designs, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award for Best Employee Scheduling Solution in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers.

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How to Craft a Team of Productive Software Users

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Why do so many software systems fail? Corporate leaders often wonder what went wrong. How could they have chosen the wrong software? Should they have checked more references? Scheduled more demos? Why exactly isn’t the solution that they invested in working? People Fear Change.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

Automated Business Designs Celebrates 40 Years of Innovative Technology Brought to Staffing Companies

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Staffing software provider celebrates 40 th anniversary! CHICAGO, Illinois– Automated Business Designs (ABD), developers of Ultra- Staff EDGE staffing software, is celebrating the company’s 40 th anniversary.

Why is Staffing Software Training Important?

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Hiring good people for your organization is a challenge, but training is an even greater endeavor. When a new person comes on board they have to learn your culture, processes and procedures, and software.

Ten Simple Rules For Smooth Data Conversion

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For months, this is the moment you have been waiting for. It’s “ live day ” on the new staffing software ! Everyone has been anticipating the big unveiling. You’re nervous. After all, you had a major role in selecting the software.

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Using 40% of Your Staffing Software?

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No one ever buys anything with the intent of using a small percentage of the product. Generally, when one makes a major purchase there is a good amount of research involved and desired features are scrutinized for efficiency and effectiveness.

What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

How to Monetize Your CRM Software Investment

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Whatever your business model, you can benefit monetarily by using CRM (Customer Relationship Management Software). This crucial tool allows you to craft a marketing plan that recognizes each customer as an individual with distinct buying habits, needs and appeal.

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A Match Not Made in Heaven: The Disconnect Between Job Seekers and Companies Hiring

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This week I came across a new survey published by FlexJobs that revealed 48% of unemployed job seekers are frustrated in their job search because they are not finding the right jobs to apply to.

Automated Business Designs Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2021

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Staffing and recruiting software provider wins distinguished company culture award. CHICAGO, Illinois–Automated Business Designs (ABD), developers of Ultra- Staff EDGE staffing and recruiting software, was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2021.

Revenue, Profit and Business Analysis

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Everybody loves talking about soaring revenue. Doubling revenue, tripling revenue, and having such and such % better revenue than last year are all nice songs to sing. It sounds great to everyone. Prospects enjoy hearing about it. Your employees get a sense of pride.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

A Guide to Finding Temporary Workers This Holiday Season

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With Christmas two months away, companies are ramping up their holiday hiring needs. Amazon, FedEx, UPS, Target, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and USPS are among just some of the companies that are hiring thousands of seasonal workers this year. PeopleReady, a division of TrueBlue Inc.,

Combating a #1 Cause of the Great Resignation

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The “Great Resignation” has been a buzz word we have all talked about now for the past several months and it doesn’t seem to be going away. Just recently reported by the BLS , the Great Resignation reached an all-time high in September with 4.4 million workers quitting their jobs.

What Should Staffing Software Do For You?

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Has your staffing software been a major disappointment? Is it costing you more time and money than it makes for you? Ever wonder what the problem could be? You did the research, compared products and thought you selected the best software for your needs. How did the project go south?

Learning Sales Techniques from a 7-Year-Old

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I am learning a lot from my 7-year-old and not just the routine stuff like how to get red crayon stains out of an entire load of laundry. Some of it pertains to sales techniques. How do people process new information? What extrapolations do they make?

Hire Global to Grow Global: A Conversation with A Global Recruiting & HR Expert

Speaker: Janice Stack, CEBS, Global Human Resources Executive

The digital age has given us access to a workforce beyond geopolitical boundaries. While this new access can increase productivity, it often comes with its own set of obstacles. Join Janice Stack, Global Human Resources Executive, for this insightful webinar on the ins-and-outs of expanding your team globally.

5 Ways to Use Your ATS to Improve Your Hiring Strategy in 2022

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With 2022 in full swing, you’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about your hiring strategy in the new year.

The Rise of Temp Work and Flexible Jobs: The Opportunity it Brings for Staffing

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It’s hard to believe we’ve now lived almost a full year in the pandemic. Since March I’ve written articles about ways to adjust business strategy, how to adapt to the changing times, utilizing technology to stay successful, and more.

Automated Business Designs Recognized as a Chicago Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in 2022

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Staffing and recruiting software provider wins distinguished company culture award. CHICAGO, Illinois–Automated Business Designs (ABD), developers of Ultra- Staff EDGE staffing and recruiting software, was named a Chicago Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in 2022.

How to Choose Staffing Software After a Merger or Acquisition

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Remember getting “brand new shoes” when you were a kid but you couldn’t wear them until your parent gave you the green light? Sometimes you had to wait until school started and other times they were bought for that “special occasion” that took forever to come.

The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

How Your Staffing Software Can Improve Business Processes

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You’re in a groove. You do things in a certain way and everything is great. Things fall into place and it’s comfortable. What could be better? Well, like they say, you never know until you try. But why try anything different when the current processes are working? Or are they?

5 Winning Recruiting Tips to Take Away from March Madness

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March is a much-anticipated time for many. It’s a time when both sports fans and non-sports fans come together to join office pools. Confident brackets are put together with the anticipation of “I’m taking it all this year!”,

What Clients Are Thankful for in Ultra-Staff EDGE!

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On behalf of ABD, we want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving! While the holiday may be a little different this year, we hope you can still enjoy the day with those closest to you.

Not Your Ordinary Staffing Owner and Executive Retreat

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October 14 th – 15 th , 2021. When was the last time you experienced an owner/executive retreat that had a lasting effect on your success as a business owner or manager?

Where is Everyone? Breaking Down the Talent Shortage Myth & the Great Resignation

Speaker: Ellie Dailey, Global Recruiting Expert and Team Lead for BetterUp Europe GTM Recruiting via Russell Tobin

Businesses everywhere appear to be experiencing a so-called talent shortage and repercussions to 2021’s “Great Resignation." To address what this is and how this is affecting recruiting, we need to consider issues such as the Employer Value Propositions –– Values, Mission, Vision –– and how to actually walk the walk.

Attending Staffing Conferences This Fall? Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

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It’s that time of year again when companies are preparing to attend all of the major fall staffing conferences! With conferences taking place in a virtual environment last year, there is even more anticipation to finally be back to in-person events this year.

ABD Releases the Candidate Compliance Portal to Help Staffing Companies Track Vaccination Statuses

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Ultra- Staff EDGE staffing and recruiting software users can now effortlessly keep track of vaccination statuses through the new Candidate Compliance Portal.

Automated Business Designs & Text-Em-All Release Job Accept Integration

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Staffing industry partners release new integration that allows candidates to accept job offers right from within a text message. Automated Business Designs partnered with Text-Em-All to develop a unique Job Accept Texting Integration within Ultra- Staff EDGE staffing software.

TikTok for Recruiting? The Why’s, The Do’s, the Don’ts

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Okay, after hearing about all of the TikTok recruiting buzz, I thought it was finally time to take a deep dive into it. I am not a TikTok user (despite being a millennial), so I thought for the purpose of this blog, I must download the app! Upon login, I was immediately blasted with a video.

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….