Are Your Remote Staffing Teams Out of Control?

  Managing remote teams is a new art.  Most managers were caught off guard when suddenly their office was evacuated and they were forced to manage their teams remotely.  Worse, team performance needed to be at its peak in order to deal with one of the worst times to manage and sell in staffing history.  … Continued

There Is No Going Back to Normal: How Jobs & the Workplace Will Be Affected Permanently

There have been many articles published about how to prepare to return to work, but how will jobs and the workplace culture be when you return? Will everything go back to how it was or will it be different? In the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted companies and the way they operate. … Continued

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

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

Everyone Loves a Gross Margin Report!!!

What would we do without the good old Gross Margin Report? It is a handy guide that helps analyze our staffing firm’s profitability and forecast future revenue.  It is a very important tool if checked regularly because the information can help us make adjustments to ensure good profitability.  Gross revenue is one thing but the … Continued

The Next Level of Staffing Software

Staffing and recruiting software has been around for a while. The industry has seen staffing software go from a simple search and match tool to a robust model that helps run the entire business. Staffing professionals are easily creating candidate profiles with automatic resume import, and software seamlessly integrates with 3rd party components such as … Continued

ABD Named to 2016 Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Staffing Software Provider Earns Acclaim in Chicagoland Area for an Innovative Culture of Employee Engagement ROSEMONT, Illinois – Automated Business Designs (ABD), developer of Ultra-Staff recruiting and staffing software, has earned recognition on the 2016 “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®”, joining an elite list of Chicagoland businesses dedicated to both employee engagement … Continued

Stop Wasting Time! Let Staffing Software Automation End These Tasks

How is your hiring time being spent? On simple and repetitive grunt work or on the important stuff: screening, interviewing, placing, and onboarding candidates? Routine staffing and recruiting duties don’t drive revenue or boost productivity. So why not automate them when you can? We can all agree that both front and back office operations have … Continued

Staffing Software for Day Labor-Priceless!

No business can be all things to all people. Staffing firms offer a wide variety of services to clients, but what makes a firm unique is the ability to focus on specific services and do it well. It is crucial that your staffing software provider understands the needs of your service and offers staffing software … Continued

The Technology Blizzard

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