5 Ideas To Help Control Workers Compensation Costs

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Barton Staffing Solutions is a partner to its clients when it comes to efforts to control workers compensation costs. We share in the effort to improve safety training for employees while reviewing data and claims information. By being proactive, we can collaboratively detect patterns of risk and unsafe activities. Collaborative work with our clients is… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Turnover – Factors To Consider

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In our last blog, we learned a new way to calculate turnover rates in parity with full-time rates, and that have direct meaning with operational costs and financial metrics. Today we want to bring share a short list of temporary staffing turnover factors to consider as you develop your own business-specific factors. Human resources professionals… Read more »

Calculating Temporary Staffing Turnover Rates – It’s Complicated

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  Staffing companies like Barton Staffing Solutions are regularly asked: “What is your annual turnover rate?” Calculating temporary staffing turnover – it’s complicated is a great way to think of it. The fact is that numbers temporary staffing agencies provide may not have any meaning. Remember, by definition, temporary employees turnover – they are temporary. Sure,… Read more »

Another Easy Safety Initiative Protect Against Hearing Damage

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A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about the easiest safety initiative involving providing eye protection for your employees.  Readers responded asking about hearing damage protection on the shop floor. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Occupational Hearing Loss publishes some basic occupational facts: CDC Occupational Hearing Damage Facts: Four million workers go to work… Read more »

6 Reasons You Need A Full-time Health and Safety Manager

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Barton Staffing Solutions regularly supports its client’s safety initiatives. One thing that comes up again and again is the question: “Why do we need a full-time health and safety manager?” Business demand and economic pressures aside, there are some fundamental reasons that every company can benefit from by having a full-time Health and Safety manager… Read more »

Temporary Job Seekers Focus On The Job For Which You Are Interviewing

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There are dozens of articles online telling job seekers how to convert a temporary job interview into a longer-term assignment. This is a risky maneuver for temporary job seekers when working with a staffing company or recruiter. It rarely works in an initial interview. Everyone has worked to get that interview for the posted job description…. Read more »

Great Recruiters Are Always Working For You

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There have always been passive candidates and passive hiring companies.  Just last week, a client instructed Barton Staffing Solutions to keep the candidates coming – regardless of a staffing job order. That manufacturer saw no end to their growth, and saw Barton Staffing Solutions as an exclusive and qualified partner in their future expansion plans with an unlimited… Read more »

Employee Health and Wellness: Flu Season Is Coming

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Fall is approaching and employers are beginning to develop operating budgets for the coming year. The pressure to continue lean initiatives, increase productivity and reduce costs come back to the discussion table. One factor that is simple and easy to think about is employee wellness, and flu season is well timed with efforts to optimize… Read more »

5 Characteristics of Outstanding Temporary Employees

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Barton Staffing is a partner to its clients. Providing outstanding temporary employees is how we differentiate our service from other temporary staffing services. Our clients consistently tell us there are five characteristics that define outstanding temporary employees. In addition to the job skills, knowledge, experience and behaviors, these characteristics are easy for temporary employees to… Read more »

Easiest Safety Initiative Is Eye Protection On the Shop Floor

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We’ve learned that for our clients, the easiest safety initiative is eye protection on the shop floor. Barton Staffing Solutions talks to many clients daily and hears this consistent theme.  We provide safety consulting and participate on several of our client’s safety committees. We hear is that the easiest and single most effective safety initiative… Read more »