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Barton Staffing Solutions Announces New Joliet Crest Hill Location

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Crest Hill / Joliet, Illinois, January 15, 2018, Barton Staffing Solutions, the provider of best in class staffing and employment services, is expanding its presence today by moving its office serving the Joliet Crest Hill area.  Barton Staffing Joliet Crest Hill is responding to a growing and evolving market with the move. The… Read more »

OSHA Online Reporting and Staffing

The deadline for OSHA online reporting (workplace accident illnesses and injuries) is imminent. Unless there is another unlikely delay, that deadline is this Friday, December 15, 2017. OSHA is implementing a new era of efficiency and compliance accountability.  How does this effect Establishments using temporary staffing services? OSHA reporting, now online, is the responsibility of… Read more »

Staffing Applicant Rules of Engagement

Staffing Gets You Back In The Game Excellent!  So, you are looking for a new job, and you have come to a temporary staffing agency to get back in the game.  That’s a perfect strategy – and worth a quick review of best practices or staffing applicant rules of engagement to help you land that… Read more »

Keep Calm Open Enrollment Is Here

It’s that time of year. And, this will be the 4th year of Open Enrollment for staffing firms offering compliant health insurance to their temporary workers under the ACA.  Systems are smoother, teams know what to expect and the process will go smoothly for workers, clients and staffing agencies. Barton Staffing solutions satisfies the compliance… Read more »

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 »