Barrett Business Services, Inc. is a provider of business management solutions, combining human resource outsourcing and professional management consulting. The Company�s principal services, Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and staffing, assist its clients in leveraging their investment in human capital. In a PEO arrangement, the Company enters into a contract to become a co-employer of the client�s existing workforce and assume responsibility for some or all of the client�s human resource management responsibilities. Its staffing services include on-demand or short-term staffing assignments, long-term or indefinite-term contract staffing and on-site management. Its staffing services also include direct placement services, which involve fee-based search efforts for specific employee candidates at the request of its PEO clients, staffing customers or other companies.