Barrett Business Services, Inc. (Barrett) offers a range of human resource management services to assist small and medium-sized businesses to manage the costs and complexities of employment-related issues. 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. Staffing services include on-demand or short-term staffing assignments, long-term or indefinite-term contract staffing and on-site management. The Company’s staffing services also include direct placement services, which involve fee-based search efforts for specific employee candidates at the request of PEO clients, staffing customers or other companies.