Staffing Strategic Goals Identify the Goal-Centric Agency

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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 »

ACA Surcharge Reduces Co-Employment Risk

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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

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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

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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 »

Outsourced to India Sources Say

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Outsourced to India? Not here. What kind of staffing company do you want building your team? Our people are our greatest asset and they are here to stay. It’s hard to understand how being on opposite sides of the planet promotes working together toward your most critical business goals. Earlier this year, the Milwaukee Business Journal… Read more »

Recruiter vs. Workforce Management Solutions Partner

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If you are a CEO or senior leader, do you consider your search and staffing firm to be (1) just a recruiter of labor? Or, do you rely on your search and staffing firm as (2) a true strategic workforce management solutions partner? Ponder those two questions for a moment. Strategic partners are deeply engaged… Read more »

Is Your Staffing Agency’s ACA Surcharge A Rip-Off?

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Is your staffing agency’s Affordable Care Act – ACA surcharge a rip-off?  How would you know?  What questions would you ask?  It comes down to marginal cost economics and alignment of business philosophy and values with your agency. [Note: There are many factors that drive pricing. This blog initializes a dialog focused on ACA factors.  Not all… Read more »

Nine Factors of Truth in Pricing Staffing Services

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Understanding pricing staffing services can be challenging if you don’t have the facts.  At Barton Staffing Solutions we feel being transparent is critical to clearing up the confusion for our clients. Last year, our blog titled “Differentiating 5 Factors When Choosing a Staffing Firm” identified the fifth of its five points as “Value-based Pricing.” If you want to be… Read more »

Training For Future Competitive Advantage

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From an operations standpoint, employees get done what we place on the production schedule. They improve efficiency and effectiveness making current products with training and experience. Equal emphasis on training for future competitive advantage is key to sustainable industry leadership for any company. Operational managers and human resource leaders must look one, two, and more… Read more »

Treat Temporary Employees Like You Want Them to Treat Customers

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As the Bureau of Labor statistics show, the temporary staffing job sector is growing faster than most other job types. Increasingly more evident is the shift companies are making to use a contingent workforce to support and accelerate corporate objectives.  Your company is probably also making this adjustment. One thing that hasn’t changed is that it takes… Read more »