Completed Placements – We’re Here to Help

We’re excited to announce three strategic placements our team has completed to meet our client’s hiring requirements. Production Manager for premier diversified global construction materials company serving commercial and residential building industries. Pre-Press Coordinator for book manufacturer serving textbook and specialty book printing, binding and production. Production Manager for foam products manufacturer serving medical construction, […]

In-House vs. Outsourced Recruiting

in-house vs outsource

This may seem like a self serving blog. It is. But facts and logic about in-house vs. outsourced recruiting make it real. Here’s the answer, if you don’t want to read the whole blog: Use a Recruiter In A Candidate’s Market Recently (TODAY, August 7, 2018) we did a search of typical online sites for […]

Employee On-Boarding vs. Orientation

Employee On-Boarding

Is there a difference between Employee On-Boarding and Orientation? Barton Professional Placement Group thinks so. Like boarding a ship for a long cruise or voyage, Employee On-Boarding is a long-term journey of learning, contributing, and engagement. Employee Orientation, is limited to those brief moments you step on the ship, are welcomed by crew, find your […]

When Organization Fit Becomes A Barrier

organization fit improvise adapt overcome

When does organization fit become a barrier to progress? A red flag that ultimately prevents growth. Are you building the organization to improvise, adapt and overcome? It seems like fit has become a default term that instantly paralyzes application of good judgment. Hiring managers have stopped recognizing transferable skills, and exceptional adaptability while pursuing the perfect […]

Senior EHS Leader Placed Tier 1 Automotive

EHS Leader

Environment Health & Safety, EHS Leader Placed Barton Professional Placement Group is pleased to announce it has completed another successful search for a Senior Environment Health and Safety (EHS) Leader. The new EHS leader joins our International Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing client located in greater Chicago. The selected candidate brings exceptional OSHA health and safety knowledge and compliance […]

Hiring Strategy & Cost of Not Hiring

Cost of not hiring

Hiring strategy is often the root cause or factor in quantifying the true cost of hiring, or the cost of not hiring. A simple strategy focused on achieving results is required to avoid unnecessary cost. Frame costs as drivers for hiring strategy. The commonly perceived costs of hiring a new employee are often limited to […]