For 2014, Focus on Training. Productivity, Health and Safety Will Benefit

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The new year is upon us, and an obvious new years resolution for any company is the health and safety of their operations and workplace and their employees. No better way to do this for 2014 than to focus on training. Productivity, health and safety in your operation will benefit. Employees Healthy and mentally prepared… Read more »

Contingent Workforce Trend, Shift to Short Job Tenure Continues in 2014

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The shift to a contingent workforce and corporate and business optimization through temporary staffing is having an enduring effect on the job market. Subsequently, it has had an effect on you. Make no mistake, it has shifted permanently – and will not shift back to any semblance of the industrial era with its lifetime employment… Read more »

A Christmas Holiday Time of Thanks for Customers and Employees

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With the holiday season, it’s time to reflect. Giving thanks for customers and employees is natural as we enjoy our family and reconnect with friends. Over the past year of economic recovery many have reentered the workforce, and a good portion of those did it through temporary staffing. Barton Staffing Solutions gives thanks for customers and employees. Being trusted by so many… Read more »

Holiday Job Search New Year’s Resolution To Re-Enter Job Market

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Last Friday’s blog on holiday job search strategy generated some interesting feedback that I want to share today.  Many people have been sitting on the sidelines in a stalled job market as the result of a few years of down economy. The challenge for want-to-be workers and employees is the existence of gaps in their… Read more »

Holiday Job Search Season Is No Time to Relax!

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Are you looking for a job? The staffing industry, like all search and placement industries sees it every year. All the sudden demand is up and supply is down. The Holiday job search season is no time to relax, applicant should be ramping up their job search now to be in the game for economic… Read more »

Need a new Staffing Agency? Value in Markup – Fifth in a Series

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We hope you have enjoyed the first four blogs in this series. Today’s blog is on that common question: “what is the markup?” In truth, there is value in markup – if you read between the lines and ask questions. Today’s blog is for hiring manages, human resources professionals, finance manages, and others involved in… Read more »

Need a New Staffing Company? Fourth in a Series – Metrics and Tools

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Last week, we initiated this series on what to look for when you need a new staffing company. And, with Friday’s second blog on process, and the important elements to examine when choosing a Staffing Company, seems logical to follow it with today’s blog on metrics and tools. Quite often we meet with the leaders and managers of… Read more »

Need a New Staffing Company? Third in a Series – Process II

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Our last blog in this series was the first on temporary staffing company process. As 2014 approaches, you may be reconsidering a new staffing company.  Your temporary staffing agency should have one! It will be clear when  the company you choose, has a process. What should you look for in a process? When assessing your… Read more »

Need a New Staffing Agency? Second in a Series – Process I

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Our last blog focused on the top three questions your prospective staffing agency should be asking you, when they consider engaging to meet your needs. The analogy is simple, you are interviewing the agency, and they should be interviewing you in return. (There’s some ironic analogy here in this is the basic process of agencies… Read more »

Need A New Staffing Agency? First in a Series – Three Questions

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When Barton Staffing Solutions engages with a new client who tells us they are looking for a new staffing agency, when we first meet, we’ll ask three questions: What did you like about your previous staffing agency? What did you not like about your previous staffing agency? What is the one thing you want different… Read more »