8 Tips for Making Your Virtual Job Fair A Success

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

October 2, 2020

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the need to be creative and think outside of the box. Really this applies to everything we do now: From turning family gatherings to family zoom calls; attending in-person concerts to streaming concerts live; watching sports with fans to watching sports with digital fans; eating at packed … Continued

Should You Attend the Next Virtual Conference?

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

August 12, 2020

Virtual conferences are all the rage these days. Since March, major conferences have been cancelled across the United States. Huge conferences that were never meant to be held remotely have turned virtual. You are probably receiving advertisements to attend different virtual conferences all the time now! But how do you know if it will be … Continued

The Most Attended Midwest Staffing Conference! Did you miss it?

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

May 31, 2019

On May 22nd-23rd, 240 staffing and recruiting professionals gathered together for what turned out to be the most attended Midwest Staffing Conference yet! The conference featured 10 different speakers, 17 dynamic presentations/breakout sessions, and 23 vendor sponsors. The atmosphere was bustling! The conference is the largest in the Midwest and is co-sponsored by the Illinois … Continued

Why Attending Industry Events Will Help Your Bottom-Line

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

March 6, 2019

  Attending an industry conference or seminar may not be at the top of your company’s to do list.  However, it is important to keep in mind what you GAIN from attending these events and how ultimately, it can help your bottom-line. At the end of the day, profit is important to any business.  We … Continued

Beer, brats, and celebration with ISSA!

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

December 4, 2018

Beer, brats, and celebration!  The Illinois Search and Staffing Association (ISSA) 2018 Annual Meeting and Holiday Event was held last Thursday, November 29th at the Hofbrauhaus Chicago.  The event included elections for the coming year, motivational speaker Michael Hahn, and ended in a celebratory cocktail reception.  Everyone attending the event was encouraged to bring an … Continued

Exceeding the Client Meeting

By Mike Roeslmeier

August 7, 2018

Every two years, ABD’s robust user community descends upon the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL for an experience packed with new product unveilings, breakout sessions, and networking.  The 2018 ABD Client Meeting was one of the most exciting yet and took place on August 3rd. This year’s theme, “Exceeding the Vision”, perfectly captured the … Continued

2017 ISSA Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat Brings Fun and Information to Industry Professionals

By Sarah Greene

October 5, 2017

Staffing professionals from all over the Midwest enjoyed a relaxing and informational two days at Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan September 29th and 30th for the Illinois Search & Staffing Association’s Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat. Automated Business Designs proudly sponsored the event and encourages other vendors to sponsor similar events for … Continued

A Secret Guide to Chicago’s Hidden Hotspots

By Sarah Greene

September 21, 2017

We love having our colleagues in our hometown of Chicago, Illinois! If you’re passing through, we want to make sure you feel right at home! Our beautiful, bustling city is the source of some of the nation’s tastiest foods and most iconic attractions. Here in Chicago our culture runs just as deep as our pizza. … Continued

Why You Wish You’d Made the 2016 Midwest Staffing Conference

By Terri Roeslmeier

May 27, 2016

It’s true that we appear at our fair share of staffing and recruiting events. Getting to meet and mingle with amazing staffing professionals is one of the best parts of the job. There’s an energy in our industry that makes conferences refreshing, even with all of the hard work that goes into preparation. In fact, … Continued