5 Reasons Temporary Staffing Employment Diversity Is Good For You

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The American Staffing Association (ASA) regularly survey’s the industry, and identifies the current top reasons employees choose to work as a temporary employee through a staffing company like Barton Staffing Solutions. These reasons seem to focus on factors of temporary staffing employment diversity in terms of work and workplace that temporary workers prefer. We try… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Retention Matters

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The title may seem like it is in conflict. Temporary staffing retention. You might ask, “if it’s temporary, what does retention mean?” Or, “how can retention apply to temporary staffing?” For all temporary staffing assignments and workforce engagements, whether short-term, long-term and unbounded, retention does matter. Over the past few weeks on the Barton Staffing… Read more »

A Dozen Ways to Ace Your Next Temporary Employee Interview

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Many companies perform a temporary employee interview “on the job.”  Staffing Agencies hear it all the time: “Send over the candidates that meet the qualifications, and we’ll put them on the job. These employers are performing an interview by observation. They are looking for several things in the candidates including: a positive attitude, willingness to… Read more »

5 Essential Factors All Successful Job Seekers Possess

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The baseline for successful job seekers to compete in the job market effectively continues to require more and more. There are many things required, for sure, but these five essential factors are must-have elements in your job search. They are equally important for temporary employee job seekers. A temporary employee must invest continual effort to… Read more »

Lifting Injury Safety Initiative In The Workplace

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Another easy cost-saving initiative to consider is simply a lifting injury safety initiative to reduce lifting injuries in the workplace. Barton Staffing Solutions has safe lifting guidelines that limit the weight that an individual temporary employee should be asked to lift 50 pounds. Anything over that weight limit should be tandem lifted with proper personal… Read more »

Employee Health and Wellness: Flu Season Is Coming

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Fall is approaching and employers are beginning to develop operating budgets for the coming year. The pressure to continue lean initiatives, increase productivity and reduce costs come back to the discussion table. One factor that is simple and easy to think about is employee wellness, and flu season is well timed with efforts to optimize… Read more »

5 Characteristics of Outstanding Temporary Employees

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Barton Staffing is a partner to its clients. Providing outstanding temporary employees is how we differentiate our service from other temporary staffing services. Our clients consistently tell us there are five characteristics that define outstanding temporary employees. In addition to the job skills, knowledge, experience and behaviors, these characteristics are easy for temporary employees to… Read more »

Easiest Safety Initiative Is Eye Protection On the Shop Floor

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We’ve learned that for our clients, the easiest safety initiative is eye protection on the shop floor. Barton Staffing Solutions talks to many clients daily and hears this consistent theme.  We provide safety consulting and participate on several of our client’s safety committees. We hear is that the easiest and single most effective safety initiative… Read more »