Safe Behavior At Work – Aware Avoid Act

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Human nature often puts our focus on what NOT to do in order to be safe at work, or improve safe behavior. Another positive approach is to consider what TO DO and what factors require constant vigilance. Let consider these Three A’s of Safe Behavior at work. Aware Avoid Act AWARE On the job every… Read more »

2 Secrets To Find Temporary Jobs (Psst! Texting and Twitter)

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Ever wonder how your friends always have temporary work one Barton Staffing Solutions assignment after another with no down time between them? They seem to be “experts” and always find temporary jobs one after another.  Here’s their two secrets. First: They keep up-to-date cell phone contact information with Barton Staffing Solutions. Second: They follow @BartonStaffing on… Read more »

The Secret To Become A Temporary Employee Hero ? ( Referrals ! )

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Good temporary employees know they deliver a service to their host employer that they need to achieve corporate goals. Great temporary employees know how to become a hero with their agency. At a minimum, and similar to any other full time (non-temporary) position, temporary employees must “perform” at or exceed the expected performance level for… Read more »

Would You Hire You? Temporary Workers With A Permanent Attitude

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In the temporary staffing business, it’s sometimes easy to lose focus that this is a real job. Great temporary staffing firms like Barton Staffing Solutions look for temporary workers with a permanent attitude. Not a bad attitude, but the same positive attitude and work behavior of a permanent employee. Many people in temporary staffing positions… Read more »

8 Reasons This Is The Number 1 Skill For Temporary Employee

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I’ve seen lists like this before, and usually they are focused on a job skill that puts employees in one job or another. After pondering this for quite some time, there truly does appear to be one universal skill that every temporary employee must develop and tune in order to maximize their career potential, short… Read more »

Always Submit Truthful Job Applications – The Consequences Are Harsh

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A staffing company calls you. They have found your resume on one of the local job boards and you fit a job they have to fill ASAP. It’s your dream job, and may turn into the kind of long-term temporary assignment that gives your life stability. Always submit truthful job applications, or the consequences are… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Interview Preparation – Part 2

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Last Friday, we wrote about preparing for your staffing interview.  Today, let’s look at the why behind all those steps to temporary staffing interview preparation. In all interviews – the experience is not about you (the candidate), it is about your potential employer and what you can do for them. Whether it is temporary staffing,… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Interview Preparation – Take It Serious

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Temporary staffing interview preparation? Take it serious. More and more, clients of temporary staffing agencies are requiring an interview before accepting a temporary employee. Many assignments don’t require temporary staffing firms to coordinate an interview. However, the trend is shifting toward an interview before a new temporary employee can be assigned to a client. There are a number of… Read more »

Job Application Truth or Consequences: Be True, Complete and Accurate

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With social transparency and increased access to public records and information, it is critical that job application truth or consequences makes it a legal document. The inevitable choice you make is between Truth or Consequences. Whether on paper, or online, you are sharing information that by your signature, are stating is true, complete and accurate. … Read more »

Make It Easy To Get Your Next Temporary Job, Apply Online

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As a job seeker looking for work in temporary staffing, it’s important to make it easy for an agency to get you on a job. It turns out that easy for your employer, is easy for you too! When you apply for a job, always take the option to apply online. You can do this… Read more »