Automated Business Designs Acclaims their 4th Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® Award

By Jennifer Roeslmeier

June 20, 2019

Staffing and recruiting software provider wins distinguished company culture award for 4th consecutive year. CHICAGO, Illinois– Automated Business Designs (ABD), developers of Ultra-Staff staffing and recruiting software, was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2019. This prestigious honor is now the fourth time that ABD has been recognized by Chicago’s … Continued

The Wacky World of Commissions

By Terri Roeslmeier

May 28, 2019

Commission is absolutely the most incredulous foolery in the business world!  It’s absurd, irrational and in more simple terms – lunacy.  Some plans are so complex that even the sales reps who are the recipients don’t understand them.  Others take banks of accountants to figure out.  Many are computed manually because due to the outrageous … 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

E-Communication Mania

By Terri Roeslmeier

February 19, 2019

Are you using e-communication for your benefit or for your demise? It’s approximately 2pm on a Sunday and I have probably sent 50 e-messages today.  This includes Facebook®, LinkedIn®, Text Messaging and Email.  In comparison to other people, that is more than likely a very low number.  Yet, it made me think about the high … Continued

The Smart Office

By Terri Roeslmeier

August 29, 2017

Statistics reveal that almost 30% of an average lifetime is spent at work.  In daily terms, time at work equates to approximately 50% of your waking hours during a given workday.  In view of that, it’s pretty important that the time people spend in a workplace translate into value for employees and companies. A company … Continued

Keeping Staffing Data Secure Is Not a Lost Cause

By Terri Roeslmeier

February 23, 2016

Your staffing business provides an appetizing target for hackers: social security numbers, salary data, and other personal information. Cybercriminals are just champing at the bit to access them. Last year alone, there were 781 reported data breaches and the average incident costed the affected business $3.8 million. We wish that our industry was immune to … Continued

How Staffing and Recruiting Companies Stand Out from Competitors in 4 Steps


January 27, 2012

In the business world, it is important for companies to differentiate themselves from their competition. Organizations need to figure out what makes their products different, how their products suit their customer’s needs, why consumers should pick their product over the other competitors. For some companies, it may be quite clear as to what differentiates them … Continued

Business Tips from the Wealthy


July 28, 2011

This is a guest post is by Sera Filson, entrepreneur and professional student:  Whilst it might sound like a strange concept, there is the potential to garner numerous business lessons through studying Switzerland as a nation state. Perhaps the most intriguing feature of Switzerland is its ability to remain neutral under a whole range of differing … Continued

How Recession-Proof Is Your Firm?

By Terri Roeslmeier

July 1, 2009

A recession is clearly not something that rolls around that often. Be that as it may, firms that plan on being in business for many years need to plan for it. Usually, firms do not plan on something like this happening unless they have experienced the attrition that a typical recession generates. Although a recession … Continued

By Terri Roeslmeier

May 4, 2009

By now, I am sure you’ve seen enough articles and have heard plenty of news reports about the “recovery”. It’s been a very significant subject for the past several months. Although it has gotten a bit old, it still has a nice sound to it because it represents renewed growth and hope for the future. … Continued