The Pitfalls of Procrastination

Time is money, so you need a team of employees who work hard and fast. When hiring, make sure you don’t choose candidates prone to procrastination, because this practice can be detrimental to business. More than just a bad habit, one employee with a tendency to procrastinate can have a negative impact on the entire… Read more »

Interview Questions to Help You Spot Top Performers

Your company is only as successful as the employees who keep it running. Therefore, it’s important to exercise diligence during the hiring process to make sure you only choose the best. In most cases, you only have one or two rounds of interviews to meet with candidates, so you need to ask pointed questions. Those… Read more »

How is Your Administrative Team Responsible for Your Company Culture?

More than just another name on your roster, administrative professionals often have a greater impact on your company culture than you might realize. Serving as the backbone of the organization, their responsibilities touch the entire team. Since the tasks associated with the job largely dictate your culture, it’s important to choose wisely when hiring. Opting… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Productivity at Work

You spend only a certain amount of time in the office. It would be a bad idea if your concentration is spiraling, not being able to focus on one task. You would end up missing deadlines or rushing to meet them. Are there times when you find yourself mindlessly clicking away on your office computer… Read more »

Staffing Decisions Newsletter Fall 2017

Quarterly HR newsletter featuring: How 360 Videos Can Cut Recruiting Costs A Candidates’ Market To be competitive in today’s low unemployment market, you’ll have to be creative, especially to attract Millennials Office Layout/Productivity: Open office plan or traditional office design? Which is better for you? Opioids and Employees View/Download our quarterly informational HR newsletter: http://www.barringtonstaffing.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Staffing-Decisions-Fall-2017.pdf

Investing in Your Employees

Your employees are talented people who excel at their jobs, but that doesn’t mean they should stop learning. The business world is constantly moving forward, so you need your staff to keep pace. When you invest in continuing education for your team, they bring enhanced knowledge back to their jobs, allowing them to push your… Read more »

Benefits of Partnering With a Specialized Recruiter

Teaming up with a staffing agency is a smart way to hire, but you already know that. What you may not realize is all recruiters aren’t created equal. Many try to market themselves as a master of all trades, having the ability to properly fill any position in any industry, but that’s not realistic. When… Read more »

Are You Losing Top Talent Because of a Slow Hiring Process?

When hiring, it’s frustrating to have to keep starting over because top candidates frequently drop out of the running. The job at your company might be the most enticing, but if people are out of work or desperately ready for a new opportunity, they won’t wait around for too long. The average hiring process in… Read more »

Is Micromanagement Holding Your Team Back?

Being micromanaged is more than just a slight annoyance. If you have your team on an exceptionally short leash, morale probably isn’t great because people don’t enjoy feeling like they can’t do anything right. If people haven’t stopped trying to please you yet, they will soon, and productivity will plummet. When you think about it,… Read more »

Inside Sales Customer Service (North Hollywood) $12.00-$13.00

Our client, a manufacturer of high end products sold to home builders has a nice career opportunity for a person with related CS experience. Must be good with detail, know at least basic Outlook, Word & Excel. Will interact with dealers, builders and end using customers providing information about products and related detail. Takes orders,… Read more »