Learning Sales Techniques from a 7-Year-Old

By Chris Dousmanis

December 8, 2021

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? What erroneous assumptions do they make that seems perfectly … Continued

Combating a #1 Cause of the Great Resignation

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

November 30, 2021

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 is the cause of the … Continued

A Guide to Finding Temporary Workers This Holiday Season

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

October 26, 2021

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., reported that 19 million jobs were posted in the U.S. between August … Continued

Not Your Ordinary Staffing Owner and Executive Retreat

By Terri Roeslmeier

September 20, 2021

October 14th – 15th, 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?  If nothing stands out, you may want to look into the Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat, sponsored by the Illinois Search & Staffing Association and … Continued

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

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

September 1, 2021

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. Whether you are attending one of the national conferences or a local … Continued

Automated Business Designs Partners with Brink’s Money Paycard to Improve Payroll Processes for the Staffing Industry

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

August 4, 2021

Ultra-Staff EDGE staffing and recruiting software integrates with Brink’s Money Paycard to help staffing companies streamline payroll processes. CHICAGO, IL—Automated Business Designs, developers of Ultra-Staff EDGE staffing and recruiting software, have partnered with Brink’s Money Paycard to bring a fully integrated paycard staffing software solution to the industry. The paycard integration in Ultra-Staff EDGE helps … Continued

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

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

July 28, 2021

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. This prestigious honor is the sixth consecutive year that ABD has been recognized by the Chicago Best and Brightest … Continued

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

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

June 22, 2021

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 … Continued

Decreasing Candidate Drop-Off Rates Through Mobile Recruiting

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

June 2, 2021

Mobile recruiting is certainly not a new concept in the staffing and recruiting industry. In the past 10 years, implementing mobile recruiting tactics has become increasingly more important for recruiting success! In the current candidate driven market though it is even more essential to keep candidates engaged throughout the whole recruiting funnel. From the initial … Continued