Temporary Employees Are Part Of Your Organization, Too

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There are a number of reasons to choose to implement a temporary employee staffing program to help meet corporate operational and fiscal goals. The most successful implementations happen when temporary employees are part of your organization, too. The success of such programs comes in the implementation phase. The key success factors we observe at most… Read more »

Human Resources Managers Are Heroes When Driving Business Results

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The best mindset of any manager is to identify opportunities to have an effect on the ability of organizations they manage to drive business results. The connection between organizational functions and business results is easy to see for operations, product line, marketing, sales and other familiar functional managers. When it come to human resources managers, the… Read more »

Goodbye Old Man Winter It Is Time For Staffing Spring Cleaning

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According to the farmers almanac, tomorrow, March 20, 2014 is the first day of Spring. Spring is time for Staffing Spring Cleaning. Like seasons of the year, the seasons of business are unstoppable.  January and February is all about engaging the initiatives planned for the year and budgeted for the prior fall (another business season)…. Read more »

6 PPE Rules For Personal Protection Equipment Best Practices

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Temporary workers are often assigned to work at locations where personal protection equipment (PPE) is required to perform the job. Your temporary staffing agency, or the company you are assigned to, should provide you with required standard PPE equipment.  Here are 6 PPE rules for personal protection equipment best practices. Some items, you may choose… Read more »

Downstream Effects: Revisit Day Labor vs. Skilled Temporary Staffing

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  The Barton Staffing Solutions Blog from February 19 struck a chord with many readers. (See: Five Advantages Skilled Temporary Staffing Provides Over Day Labor.) There were employees and managers that commented privately about how their firm operates.  They asked not to be identified, but the points made are worth a follow-up here. The common… Read more »

9 Point Safety Assessment Your Staffing Firm Should Perform – Do They?

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It’s an obvious decision for companies to provide a safe workplace for full time employees on their direct payroll. It is equally important to provide a safe workplace for temporary employees. Often, they work in the same environment. It’s to your company’s benefit for your staffing firm to perform a safety assessment. If they don’t provide that service,… 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 »

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 »

Real Questions To Ask About Screening For Safety

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You’ve heard the screening for safety claims and statements made by staffing companies. Everyone says they have your safety interests in mind. Statements like: “Thousands of screened applicants…” or “Workers have the all skills…” or “We supply the safety equipment…” “We manage all your occupational risk…” These claims sound good, but do they pass the test of… Read more »