Is Temporary-to-Hire a Good Solution for Your Company?

In the past, you’ve always taken the direct hire approach when filling open positions on your team. For the most part, this has been a success, but you know it’s not the only route. Hiring decisions hold a huge amount of weight, so you should always proceed with caution. Opting for a temporary-to-hire solution can… Read more »

Four Strategies to Effectively Onboard Temporary Employees

They’re only with your company for a short while, but temporary employees are still part of the team. Since they’ll be completing work on behalf of your organization, you need to onboard them just as you would a traditional hire. Well-informed temporary workers who feel valued and appreciated are much more productive than those left… Read more »

When Is the Right Time to Plan Your Hiring Needs?

Change is a necessary part of every successful business, and the key to staying ahead of the game is having the right employees in your corner. If you’re short-staffed or lacking the talent needed to serve your client base, your bottom line will suffer. The right time to plan your hiring needs is now. It’s… Read more »

How to Evaluate a Candidate’s Strengths and Weaknesses

Part of choosing the best candidate for the job is determining each person’s strengths and weaknesses. Easier said than done, this process requires some savvy thinking, as no one wants to look bad on a job interview. Follow these tips to effectively gauge both the strong points and limitations of each candidate, so you can… Read more »

Why Employees Need You to Lead by Example

As the boss, you’re in control. You can tell your employees to do pretty much whatever you want — within reason — and they’re supposed to listen. However, by now you’ve probably noticed people aren’t as susceptible to direction you don’t even follow yourself. Some might begrudgingly follow suit, but they’re probably not too energetic… Read more »

Looking for the Perfect Candidate?

Your team has an open position, and you’re not going to fill it until you find the perfect candidate. On the surface, this seems reasonable because you want someone who will help your company move forward. What you don’t realize is the perfect person for the job probably doesn’t exist. The search for the perfect… Read more »

How Will Your Employees Respond to Change?

Change is a normal, healthy part of the business world, but everyone responds to it differently. Some employees crave change and can shift gears on a moment’s notice, but everyone doesn’t work that way. Many people fear the unknown and are very apprehensive to even the slightest adjustments. If a change is coming to your… Read more »

Staffing Decisions Newsletter Summer 2017

Featuring: Employee Management for Small Businesses Searching for Talent in the Digital Age Stay Interviews: What, Why and How to Conduct Them View/Download our quarterly informational HR newsletter: http://www.barringtonstaffing.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Staffing-Decisions-Summer-2017.pdf If you would like to receive this in hardcopy, call any of our branch offices to be added to our mailing list. Or, submit a request… Read more »

The Key for Career Success

You’ve set lofty goals for your career, but they’re nothing you can’t handle. This is your time to shine, so don’t let anything stop your ascent up the ladder. Career advice is a dime a dozen. It’s hard to know which tips to follow, as the same suggestions don’t work for everyone — with the… Read more »

Looking to Build a Competitive Advantage?

Top talent has their choice of employers, so if you want to stand out from the crowd, give them what they really want — a strong work-life balance. People no longer desire an all-work-and-no-play lifestyle. If you want to attract and retain leading professionals, you need to make it possible for them to have it… Read more »