Workplace Spoken Language, Safety Issue You Cannot Ignore

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In today’s office, shop floor and other business and industrial settings, don’t overlook workplace language safety, an issue you cannot ignore. As a staffing and recruiting partner, Barton Staffing Solutions regularly discusses these topics with clients. While a safety issue, it’s also a business opportunity – read on! In Europe, where there are several languages, and… Read more »

7 Tips To Make Your Temporary Staffing Job Fireproof!

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Following the employee-focused theme from our previous blog, what better than to share a list of tips our best temporary employees follow as they make every assignment or job fireproof. For new or growing temporary employees, reviewing these tips can help you make your next assignment or temporary staffing job fireproof! From staffing agency clients, these… Read more »

Don’t Be A Low Performer In Your Next Temporary Staffing Assignment

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One way to be a top performer is to know exactly what to do on the job. While it may be challenging for temporary staffing where employees go on assignments and often do something new every other week. However, temporary staffing has become a greater and greater part of the global workforce, making this career… Read more »

10 Ways To Blow Your Temporary Job On The First Day

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Blow your temporary job! That caught your eye, didn’t it. Like a nuclear reaction, getting your first day wrong is likely irreversible. Here are some things to avoid. Some of these are obvious, some are funny, others are sad. Unfortunately, these have all happened. You can bet this list is not exhaustive. I’ve saved some… Read more »

Five Advantages Skilled Temporary Staffing Provides Over Day Labor

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When comparing temporary staffing agencies, Be sure you know the difference between day labor and skilled temporary staffing. If you understand the differences, then you’ll value the advantages that skilled temporary staffing provides over day labor. There is a clear difference when considering temporary staffing for a vertical profession like nursing or software programmers that… Read more »

A Transition Plan: A True Test Of Ethics In Staffing

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Last week we shared some good guidelines for choosing a temp agency. Today, it seems logical to review “Transition Planning.” This manifests as a transition plan, and is a true test of ethics in staffing when considering a new temporary staffing provider. If you have decided to transition from one staffing agency to another, it may be… Read more »

How To Assess A Staffing Firm And Determine If They Are Worth The Time

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You get their sales email every day of the week. They have you on their social media outreach program. Clearly, they are after you. One firm may be cold calling you so often that you are considering a restraining order. How do you quickly assess a staffing firm and determine if they are worth talking… Read more »

Even Temporary Employees Need Access and Basic Computer Skills

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At Barton Staffing Solutions, we continue to offer a paper application, but over time, this will go away. That means that all jobs require some kind of access to a computer to apply.  Everyone in the job market must have basic computer skills, or they won’t make it through the application process. It has become… Read more »

Savvy Clients Build A Sustainable Staffing Agency Partnership

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Good partners understand each other’s business model. They know they can carry their part of the mutual beneficial partnership best by knowing how their partner’s business works. If one partner does not, the partnership is not sustainable. Savvy clients build a sustainable staffing agency partnership to ensure their operation runs smoothly across business demand and… Read more »

Work With Your Staffing Firm To Resign Temporary Staffing Gracefully

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It happens, many of the best temporary workers move beyond their existing roles and resign temporary staffing and the firm that employed them. Remember to work with your staffing firm when resigning temporary staffing positions. Just like in any employer-employee relationship, your work history and your network depends on maintaining a good relationship. Sometimes temporary… Read more »