5 Basic Characteristics Of The Ideal Candidate

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In searching for the ideal candidate, human resources professionals train and hone their interviewing skills. They must identify the characteristics that best match their company’s needs. Many hiring managers also have these skills finely tuned. These basic characteristics precede and enable an employees knowledge, skills and experience in the workplace. There are basic characteristics that… Read more »

Do These 5 Things for Job Interview Preparation

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It’s easy to get anxious, and even nervous, the night before a job interview.  Here are 5 things to remember for job interview preparation. Some suggest that next to public speaking, job interviews are the second thing people fear most.  These steps will help you be prepared, reduce your anxiety and increase your chances acing… Read more »

Never Burn A Bridge When A Job Is Over

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When leaving a job, never burn a bridge. There are many reasons a job ends. Often, we think of the two most painful reasons: layoffs or getting fired. In reality, there are many reasons that your job may end. Having an open mind and being rational when it happens to you is the quickest way… Read more »

Social Media Job Search

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Doing a social media job search to find your next job is no different than using social media to find anything else. Barton Staffing Solutions posts all jobs on our social media platforms – please follow our Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages, Here’s the action items you need to do to make Social Media work… Read more »

Resume Tips for Temporary Staff Employees

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These days, everyone needs a resume. Even Temporary Staff Employees need a resume. Writing a resume for your temporary staff career can be a challenge. Here are some resume tips for temporary staff employees. Let’s review why this is important. There are two trends affecting your need for a resume. Employers are raising the standard… Read more »

Employee Respect Reflects Company Culture and Values

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At Barton Staffing, we treat employees like we want to be treated. Employee respect is related to our values. The founder of the company is a veteran and learned early on the meaning of respect and dignity in terms of the people that you lead, and the leaders you follow. Employee respect at Barton Staffing Solutions… Read more »

Positioning is Key to Writing Your Former Military Resume

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When returning to the workforce after spending time in the military, you have a challenge and an opportunity. Positioning is key to writing your former military resume effectively. Many candidates are challenged by this transition. You should not despair, but consider it an opportunity that non-military candidates do not have. It takes some thinking and… Read more »

5 Reasons Applicants Need A Resume

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Today it seems 9 out of 10 companies looking for employees require a resume. No matter what the job is, from staff member to shop-floor labor, employers are raising the requirements for all applicants to present a resume of their work experience. Here are 5 reasons applicants need a resume today. Candidates take note: These… Read more »

Four Hiring First Impression Failures

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There many but here are the common four hiring first impression failures. They are four sure ways to lose candidates: HR and hiring managers are responsible for first impressions which can create or crush  successful hiring. In a down economy with high unemployment it’s easy to see how employers might think it’s a “buyers market.”… Read more »

LinkedIn Indeed You DO Need to Have A Profile There

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LinkedIn Indeed. YES you DO need to be on it as much as Career Builder and Facebook. Today, it’s almost impossible not to know about social media. With Smartphones, tweeting on twitter, and sharing photos on Facebook, be sure you are also using LinkedIn to be visible. If you are an employer, you need an LinkedIn… Read more »