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We know that not all staffing agencies are created equal. We know the assumptions that people make about staffing agencies. Most of all, we know that sometimes the thing that stops you from coming in is a past negative experience. If you were wondering what makes it better with Barracuda, just keep reading through this.

We’re Transparent

If we don’t have anything for you right now, we’ll tell you. We don’t compensate recruiters per interview, they only make money when people actually go to work. We want you to love your job and love working with us, so we strive to make your experience with us the best that we can. We take feedback to heart and try to improve where we can.

We Have Resources Even If We Can’t Place You

We understand how hard it can be when you’re between jobs. It’s our goal to get you placed in a job you can turn into a career, but sometimes we don’t have one available when you walk through our door. If we can’t get you in a job and you need some help, we have a resource center in our lobby dedicated to information on classes you can take, places where you can get clothing, etc. Our goal is to help in any way that we can.  Even if we can’t get you a job, we want to make sure that you’re taken care of. Please don’t hesitate to take a look.

We Won’t Bounce You Around

Our positions are mainly temp to hire positions. Unlike some other agencies, we focus on the long term aspect of employment. We want you to have a career, not job after job after job. Our Four Dimensional Matching process works to find something that fits your short and long term goals as well as our client’s. This helps us get you in a career where you can excel and stay in long term.

We Go To Bat For You

Your recruiter will fight for you to get you the interview, job, even pay that you want. If there’s any possibility that we can get you somewhere, we’ll do what we can. You aren’t alone in this job search, and when you have someone who is fighting for you other than yourself sometimes it makes all the difference.

If you’re still hesitant after this, I encourage you to come in anyway. It’s one thing to say all of these things, but another to experience it yourself. Come on in and see why it’s better with Barracuda!

Written By: Sarah Poore

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It’s okay to feel nervous about job hunting. It’s not the easiest task and it’s a lot to handle, but I’m here to tell you that it’s going to be fine. Whether you’re just starting out in the job market and have never interviewed in your life, or you’re restarting this journey after several years of steady employment, or anywhere in between, you can come to Barracuda Staffing for help.

We’ll Work With You

We can help you out no matter what stage you’re in. From those who have never been interviewed before to those with experience, we’ve got solutions for you. Our Four Dimensional Matching process ensures that your short and long term goals match up with our client’s, which can secure you a permanent position. To accomplish this, we need you to be honest. Be completely honest with your recruiter about what you’re looking for and what matters to you. We’ll do our best to get you where you want to be. If we don’t have something open for you right now, we’ll keep our eyes out for when we do get something for you. Or we can give you resources to help you further your job search and remain a sounding board for you.

We Can Coach You

Say you are someone who hasn’t ever interviewed or just hasn’t interviewed in a while, we can get you through that. We’ll take the time to review what type of questions you should have answers for, how to get over some rough spots, and anything else that we think you’ll need to know before your interview. We want you to succeed, so if we can help you, we will. Your recruiter will also be your biggest advocate. Whether it’s getting you the interview, the job, or the pay that you’re looking for, your recruiter will go to bat for you and fight to get you where you belong. You don’t have to walk alone in this process.

No Resume? We’ll Fix That

You may be used to applying for jobs that don’t require resumes or you may have never made one before. No matter the reason as to why you don’t have a resume, we’ll help you make one. Your recruiter will guide you through the resume building process and you’ll walk out with a resume to be proud of. We have an easy to use program that guides you through all the components to your resume and then compiles it into a neat, developed resume. Your recruiter will use that to send over to our clients to get you an interview, and you can keep a copy for yourself.

Like I said, it’s going to be fine. Just give Barracuda Staffing a call and we’ll see what we can do for you!

Written by: Sarah Poore

One of the reasons that most people are afraid of hiring a staffing agency is because they believe that we don’t understand your business. In a nutshell, it’s just a misconception. If we work with you, it’s a partnership and we work to understand your company, the culture, and what you’re really looking for outside of the job description.

We Understand Your Company

While we may not be in your business each and every day, we get to know it. We’ll do research on the equipment that you have, the typical work that you do, etc. We’ll also try to get all of our recruiters to your facility so that they can see the work environment, processes, and get an idea of what someone would be doing at your company. We make it our business to understand so that we don’t completely miss the mark when we send you someone. Will we get it right each and every time? No, but we won’t send someone who wouldn’t have potential.

We Understand Your Culture

Another thing that we’ll work to understand is your company’s culture. If you let us know if you’re a very tight knit group or prefer your space, that helps us find the perfect fit. Culture is increasingly important in today’s job market. It’s an employee’s market, and they can pick and choose based on culture alone. We’ll also get an opportunity to glimpse at your work culture during the site visit as well. We understand how important culture is, and we’re willing to protect it.

We Understand What’s Between the Lines

We know that every detail won’t lie in the job description or the company culture. It covers a majority of it, but sometimes you don’t know what you’re looking for until you’ve met with what you thought would work and weren’t impressed. When you give us details in your feedback after you meet with candidates we send you, it helps us immensely. We get to know even more about what you’re looking for based on what you didn’t like or thought was missing from someone else. The opposite is true as well. If we send you the perfect person and you need multiple after that, we know exactly what to look for.

We may not be a part of your company directly, but we’ll be your partner. Through getting to know what you do at your company, job descriptions, and feedback after you meet with our candidates, we begin to understand more and more about you and your company. We pay attention, and we’ll work to find you exactly what you’re looking for through our Four Dimensional Matching process.

Written By: Sarah Poore

I could paint you a hundred different pictures of you searching for employees. It could be that your best employee quits leaving you and your team in turmoil, or you’re spending hours trying to fill a position when you’re not getting your job done. It all can be handled the same way in the end. Partner with a staffing company to help you achieve your goals and stay focused on what you need to worry about most.

It’s Not as Expensive as You Think

We hear it all the time. “Staffing agencies are too expensive.” In reality, partnering with a staffing agency would save you money. We’ll definitely save you time. It’s more expensive when you try to take the time to fill positions yourself. You may think that it’s easy, but when you’re knee deep in resumes and have to weed out unqualified applicants, you’ll find that you’ve already taken a day just to pick your top 20. Now you have to go through those and figure out who you really want to bring in for an interview. And by the time you’ve made those calls, we’re at the end of another day. Getting all of them interviewed and then figuring out who was the best can take weeks, and you may not have that. That’s not even mentioning how much we can save you in the event that you chose the wrong person for the job!

Our Process Works

Let’s look at that same situation now from the perspective of someone who is working with a staffing agency. You pick up the phone and let us know what position you need filled. You go about your normal day, we let you know that we have someone who would be a good fit for the spot, and you pick a time to interview them. It’s really that simple. Your time is valuable, and any time spent away from building a better business can be a missed opportunity. We utilize Four Dimensional Matching to find the best fit for your position and the best fit for our candidate. This method has led to 200 permanent placements in the last year alone. We find the right hire so that you don’t have to worry about the costs of hiring the wrong person.

What are You Waiting For?

Seriously, what are you waiting for? Pick up the phone and call Barracuda Staffing today to see how we can help your business! If you find that staffing just isn’t right for you right now, we also have business consulting services and payroll services to assist you in growing and protecting your business. When we say it’s better with Barracuda, we mean it.

Written By: Sarah Poore

The notion that Barracuda Staffing exclusively staffs for blue collar workers is a myth. In the past, we primarily focused on the manufacturing industry while accepting other industries as well, but we are quickly expanding into many other industries such as administrative, accounting, medical, business management, information technology, and more.  We may have a reputation for being the best for blue collar staffing agency, but I’m here to tell that we will be the best for any industry.

Our process has resulted in lower turnover for our clients and a higher job satisfaction for our contractors. We have an outstanding record of permanent placements with our clients because we work tirelessly to find the right fit, and not just the quickest fill – and we think that is something to celebrate!

We believe our hard work and determination to our company, our candidates, and our clients has helped us achieve a solid foundation. With the implementation of our Four Dimensional Matching process, we were able to scale across all industries and skill levels. Our 4D Matching goes hand and hand with our success in staffing for any position. We focus on the client’s immediate needs, the candidate’s immediate needs, the client’s long-term goals, and the candidate’s long-term goals. It’s difficult to be successful when you’re only keeping one party in mind.  

We’ve conquered staffing, so what more is there here at Barracuda? Not only do we provide staffing, but we’ve taken a step back and looked at the bigger picture. We created a full workforce solution here with staffing, payroll, and consulting services headed up by our very own internal staff. The same dedicated staff you get when you come for staffing, you get when you sign on for payroll or consulting. We strive to always be the best for our clients.

We believe in giving you the best value, which is why some of our employees have obtained PHR and SHRM certifications, just to name a few, in order to support and continue to develop our consulting, payroll, and staffing services. We’re all about developing new and exciting processes, maintaining great relationships, expanding our mindset, and supporting our growing community. So yeah, Barracuda staffs for blue collar, but we have so much more to offer.

Written By: Ali Teague

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