Why Temporary Employees Need Online Networking Like LinkedIn

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It used to be that having your resume on Career Builder, Indeed or Monster, alone was effective enough to be found. today,l that’s not enough. Temporary employees interested in developing their career need online network profiles. Career builder, Monster and Indeed are only a go-to sites for recruiters to find people with a certain past… Read more »

3 Applicant Essentials For Temporary Staffing Candidates

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The economy heats up and you are ready to get into the temporary staffing game. There are 3 applicant essentials you need, whether you are new to temporary staffing, reentering the job market, or looking for a change from your current role.  No matter where you are coming from, temporary staffing is a good place… Read more »

A Christmas Holiday Time of Thanks for Customers and Employees

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With the holiday season, it’s time to reflect. Giving thanks for customers and employees is natural as we enjoy our family and reconnect with friends. Over the past year of economic recovery many have reentered the workforce, and a good portion of those did it through temporary staffing. Barton Staffing Solutions gives thanks for customers and employees. Being trusted by so many… Read more »

Holiday Job Search New Year’s Resolution To Re-Enter Job Market

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Last Friday’s blog on holiday job search strategy generated some interesting feedback that I want to share today.  Many people have been sitting on the sidelines in a stalled job market as the result of a few years of down economy. The challenge for want-to-be workers and employees is the existence of gaps in their… Read more »

Holiday Job Search Season Is No Time to Relax!

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Are you looking for a job? The staffing industry, like all search and placement industries sees it every year. All the sudden demand is up and supply is down. The Holiday job search season is no time to relax, applicant should be ramping up their job search now to be in the game for economic… Read more »

Do You Know About Barton Professional Placement Group?

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Every once in a while, this Blog is an informational forum to share with our readers how Barton Staffing Solutions has grown to respond to the needs of our clients and customers. With the year ending, did you know about Barton Professional Placement Group – our direct-hire division? You know Barton Staffing Solutions’ reputation for temporary… Read more »

12 Reasons To Add Temporary Staffing – Ideas for 2014

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In Monday’s blog, we discussed increasing existing temporary staffing for 2014 and making it a company goal. Some of the feedback asked the question: “If we have no temporary employees, what is a good starting objective to add temporary staffing to the workforce mix?” Seems this is a question for both employers, and for employees to… Read more »

Positioning Short Job Tenure When It’s Not Job Hopping

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Last Monday’s blog described the shift toward staffing and temporary jobs as an increasingly greater part of the economy. If you are a temporary employee of a temporary staffing firm, you may be struggling with how to write your resume. Today’s blog is about positioning short job tenure, when it’s not job hopping, on your resume to… Read more »

Best Practices Staffing Industry Mobility New State Law January 2014

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Continuing with our Best Practices Series, today’s post is a reminder for everyone. January 2014 brings a new Illinois state law requiring drivers to use hands-free devices while driving. This is a great opportunity to review best practices staffing industry mobility and the new state law. This new law forces us to revisit business practices… Read more »

Trends & Impact #6: Workplace Harassment and Violence

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Welcome to the sixth (and last) in the series of Staffing Industry Trends and Impact blogs from Barton Staffing Solutions. Today’s topic is Workplace Harassment and Violence as it pertains to the temporary worker. These topics are the result of many RFP renewal requests we receive this time of year. As industry thought leaders, we… Read more »