Five Ways To Know You Are Getting The Best Temporary Employees

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As you review whether your temporary staffing agency is the right one (yesterday’s blog) for your company, it seems valuable to examine ways to know you are getting the best temporary employees. Measuring your temporary staffing firm’s performance and alignment with your company’s goals and values is easy by looking at the employees that you… Read more »

Five Ways To Know Your Staffing Firm Is The Right One

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How do you know your staffing firm or agency is right for your company? How do you know they are giving you what you need as they send over the talent you need? Explore these five ways to know your temporary staffing firm is right. History of earned trust. Ask around to your colleagues and competitors… Read more »

Non-Exclusive Recruiting – A Misguided Assumption For 5 Reasons

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In the staffing and recruiting industry, one misconception persists. Positioning multiple providers to compete to fill the same positions is a good thing. This can happen in the day to day decision in your company for a number of reasons – many of them based on misguided assumptions that it will cause a change. Sometimes… Read more »

Lack of a Sense of Urgency Gives Away Staffing Competitive Advantage

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The recruiting and staffing industry is based on a partnership between the employer client, the agency and the employee. In the best situations, all parties collaborate together with a sense of urgency to achieve common results. Without a sense of urgency, staffing completive advantage is given away. While common in the staffing process, this is… Read more »

Six Ways: How Does A Temporary Staffing Warranty Add Value?

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Temporary staffing agencies offer a warranty to its clients – or should offer a warranty. If your agency does not, come talk to Barton Staffing Solutions about how we can provide better value and service as your temporary staffing agency. Simply put, a warranty is a service level commitment to clients within a timeframe. For… Read more »

Have Your Staffing Agency Partners Passed Safety Qualification?

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In last Friday’s blog, “Did You Know Barton Staffing Solutions Offers Formal Skills Testing?”, we discussed the importance of applicant skills testing. You should also be asking: “How well tested and qualified are my recruiting and staffing agency partners?” In particular, to understand the qualifications for applicants and candidates, and to determine how well aligned they are… Read more »

Mobile Device Law Starts Today – Reminder: Illinois Mobility Hands Free

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On November 18, Barton Staffing Solutions Blog published an article: “Best Practices Staffing Industry Mobility New State Law.” The Blog pointed out the importance of the new Illinois state mobile device law for 2014, and some basic guidelines for people in the Staffing Industry to follow, as the new year approaches. Pertaining to this blog,… Read more »

For 2014, Focus on Training. Productivity, Health and Safety Will Benefit

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The new year is upon us, and an obvious new years resolution for any company is the health and safety of their operations and workplace and their employees. No better way to do this for 2014 than to focus on training. Productivity, health and safety in your operation will benefit. Employees Healthy and mentally prepared… Read more »

Need a new Staffing Agency? Value in Markup – Fifth in a Series

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We hope you have enjoyed the first four blogs in this series. Today’s blog is on that common question: “what is the markup?” In truth, there is value in markup – if you read between the lines and ask questions. Today’s blog is for hiring manages, human resources professionals, finance manages, and others involved in… Read more »

Need a New Staffing Company? Fourth in a Series – Metrics and Tools

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Last week, we initiated this series on what to look for when you need a new staffing company. And, with Friday’s second blog on process, and the important elements to examine when choosing a Staffing Company, seems logical to follow it with today’s blog on metrics and tools. Quite often we meet with the leaders and managers of… Read more »