3 of the Best Ways to Utilize FREE Social Media Recruiting Tools

Social media recruiting provides a variety of benefits. You can reach passive candidates, see talent and passion firsthand and gain candidate information without a resume. You also can find a great culture fit, filter out bad candidates and save money on advertising. Even better, many social media recruiting tools are free to use. Here are… Read More »

3 Building Blocks to a Solid Manufacturing Career

The workforces at many manufacturing facilities are aging. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that approximately 10,000 baby boomers are retiring each day. This creates an abundance of openings in senior roles waiting to be filled by younger workers. If you want to be one of those employees moving up the corporate ladder,… Read More »

How Much Is Employee Turnover Really Costing Your Company?

Employees are your company’s greatest assets. Their ability to innovate is what determines your long-term success. For this reason, you need to think critically about how to increase employee retention. Knowing how to measure the impact of employee turnover will help you take action to reduce it. Follow these guidelines to determine how much employee… Read More »

Dress to Impress – What to Wear to an Interview 101

How you dress for an interview says a lot about you. Because your image is your personal brand, you want to stand out and be memorable for the right reasons. Since the first impression determines how the hiring manager emotionally reacts to you, it can be the deciding factor between whether you’re offered a job… Read More »

5 Traits to Look for in Your Next Recruiter

When hiring a staffing recruiter, there are specific traits to look for. Although every recruiter is different, the best ones have a number of characteristics in common. When hiring your next recruiter, focus on finding these five traits. 1. Relationships A top recruiter acts as a confidential sounding board, workforce/workplace expert and friend. A recruiter… Read More »

Manufacturing Salary Guide: How Does Your Pay Compare?

According to the National Association of Manufacturers, manufacturers in the United States are the most productive in the world. Because they far surpass productivity in other major manufacturing economies, workers enjoy higher wages and living standards. Find out how your manufacturing salary compares to the United States median annual salary in these five roles. Information… Read More »

Feeling Alone in Your Job Hunt?

Your job hunt can be a long journey. It’s daunting and intimidating to walk through it alone. You may not know where to start, how to get through the interview, how to deal with rejection, or anything else that comes up along your journey. Know that Barracuda Staffing is here for you. We’ll walk beside… Read More »

Is Your Company Experiencing Growing Pains? 3 Ways to Combat Them.

Every business goes through growing pains. No matter the size of the company, problems always will exist. However, early-stage companies tend to feel more pressure than later-stage ones because there typically are fewer resources at their disposal. Because you need to work on your business to help it expand, here are three ways to combat… Read More »

Endless Applications

I remember when I started looking for a job here in Tulsa. I spent six months on the hunt for the perfect one that checked off everything I was searching for. Looking for jobs became my full time job, and let me tell you – I probably filled out hundreds of applications before I got… Read More »

Job Hunting has Changed

Job search tactics have changed over the years. It’s a digital era, impersonal, and resumes are now required. You may be used to the old ways of getting a job, but you’ll find that the environment has changed completely. Not sure how to handle all of that? Here’s how Barracuda Staffing can help with all… Read More »