Temporary Staffing Interview Preparation – Part 2

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Last Friday, we wrote about preparing for your staffing interview.  Today, let’s look at the why behind all those steps to temporary staffing interview preparation. In all interviews – the experience is not about you (the candidate), it is about your potential employer and what you can do for them. Whether it is temporary staffing,… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Interview Preparation – Take It Serious

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Temporary staffing interview preparation? Take it serious. More and more, clients of temporary staffing agencies are requiring an interview before accepting a temporary employee. Many assignments don’t require temporary staffing firms to coordinate an interview. However, the trend is shifting toward an interview before a new temporary employee can be assigned to a client. There are a number of… Read more »

Job Application Truth or Consequences: Be True, Complete and Accurate

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With social transparency and increased access to public records and information, it is critical that job application truth or consequences makes it a legal document. The inevitable choice you make is between Truth or Consequences. Whether on paper, or online, you are sharing information that by your signature, are stating is true, complete and accurate. … Read more »

Make It Easy To Get Your Next Temporary Job, Apply Online

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As a job seeker looking for work in temporary staffing, it’s important to make it easy for an agency to get you on a job. It turns out that easy for your employer, is easy for you too! When you apply for a job, always take the option to apply online. You can do this… Read more »

Did You Know Free Training Is Available To Everyone?

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Want free training? Want to improve? Drive your career in new directions? Learn new skills and be assigned to new jobs?  Read this! Free training is available to everyone.  This is going to sound so simple that you will say: “why didn’t I think of that?” I’m not going to make you wait for the… Read more »

7 Tips To Make Your Temporary Staffing Job Fireproof!

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Following the employee-focused theme from our previous blog, what better than to share a list of tips our best temporary employees follow as they make every assignment or job fireproof. For new or growing temporary employees, reviewing these tips can help you make your next assignment or temporary staffing job fireproof! From staffing agency clients, these… Read more »

10 Ways To Blow Your Temporary Job On The First Day

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Blow your temporary job! That caught your eye, didn’t it. Like a nuclear reaction, getting your first day wrong is likely irreversible. Here are some things to avoid. Some of these are obvious, some are funny, others are sad. Unfortunately, these have all happened. You can bet this list is not exhaustive. I’ve saved some… Read more »

Even Temporary Employees Need Access and Basic Computer Skills

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At Barton Staffing Solutions, we continue to offer a paper application, but over time, this will go away. That means that all jobs require some kind of access to a computer to apply.  Everyone in the job market must have basic computer skills, or they won’t make it through the application process. It has become… 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 »

5 Applicant Best Practices When Responding To Recruiter Voicemail

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Every day, recruiters leave dozens of voicemails for potential job candidates. When you get a message from a recruiter, use these best practices to ensure your response puts you in the “call back ASAP” pile. Here are 5 applicant best practices when responding to recruiter voicemail that will help you get the job assignment. Recruiters leave… Read more »