Our Blog

Safe Behavior At Work – Aware Avoid Act

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 »

Goal-Centric Agency Staffing Metrics

Yesterday, we shared a blog about Staffing Strategic Goals. What about the Goal-Centric Agency Staffing Metrics it takes to achieve those goals? We dug in on the importance of, and how, Staffing Agencies must listen, understand and align staffing services with Client’s company goals. The blog pointed out how goals get tuned over time. And… Read more »

Staffing Strategic Goals Identify the Goal-Centric Agency

Do you discuss Staffing Strategic Goals with your staffing agency? You should. How do you know if your staffing agency is goal centric? Read on to find out more. It’s a good time to think about during 2018 planning. When answering the question, your staffing agency should be able to frame their goals in terms… Read more »

Staffing Safety and the OSHA 2017 Top 10 List

What about Staffing Safety? The recent preliminary OSHA 2017 Top 10 List begs the question: How do you ensure your staffing agency’s culture of safety is aligned with yours? Do you know what your staffing agency looks for when they do client-qualification staffing safety site inspection? It’s not (or should not be) a secret.  Ask… Read more »

Staffing and Hiring – HR Leaders Accelerate Into 2018

Early preparation for 2018 is the best method to gain competitive advantage. Don’t wait for the new year to come to you, accelerate HR activity now as it approaches. Evaluate and change staffing and hiring strategy today. Want to know more? Call Barton Staffing Solutions NOW, or read on. Old Way vs. New Way Many… Read more »

ACA Surcharge Reduces Co-Employment Risk

Corporations benefited from the ACA in one big way. ACA Surcharge reduces co-employment risk.  Barton Staffing Solutions clients have known and benefited from this. Regardless of your position on the ACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) it drove industry interest in clarifying whose employees are whose. In particular, temporary workers are the Staffing Agency’s… Read more »

In Staffing Communication Sets Us Apart

Staffing Communication.  In Staffing, it’s effective communication that sets Barton Staffing Solutions apart from other staffing partners. The Dictionary defines: Communication is the act or process of communicating. Seems simple, but in truth, many staffing agencies, perhaps yours, just don’t make the effort when communication is needed the most. Clients will unanimously agree that their… Read more »

Safety and Quality Go Hand in Hand

Safety and Quality are sister pillars of a good corporate culture. Recently, our team sent two more people to the OSHA 30 hour certification training. Barton Staffing Solutions invests in training because it adds value to our service level. Safety and quality differentiates Barton Staffing Solutions from other staffing agencies. Our corporate culture is built… Read more »

Impact On Staffing 5.7 Million Job Openings

What impact on staffing 5.7 million job openings has is critical to strategy. CNN reported that his is close to the record (5.9 million last July) number since the Department of Labor began reporting this statistic in 2000. With staffing 5.7 million job openings creates new levels of demand on the pool of available workers…. Read more »

In Staffing 19 Years Celebrating A Milestone of Service

In the business of staffing 19 years, July marks a milestone for Barton Staffing Solutions serving the greater Chicago area with employment services that clients and employees need. Barton Staffing Solutions has effectively served strategic requirements of successful small local, mid-sized local, mid-sized national and large national operations – staffing 19 years without interruption. Founders… Read more »