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The Staffers Blog is where you’ll find timely news and updates. It’s just one more way we support your business, your career and your goals.

The employer/employee dynamic is a two-way street. You want to employ the best candidates, and they want to receive what they deserve in return. The key to keeping everyone happy is understanding what it is your employees value and desire. When hiring new talent, take inventory of what you currently provide and consider the following:… Read more »

It should come as no surprise that mid-career changes often leave job seekers feeling confused. You’ve surpassed entry-level positions both in experience and salary expectations, but you don’t have the qualifications for senior-level management jobs. This gray area combined with today’s job market leaves you facing the challenge of finding a job. However, if you… Read more »

Every company, regardless of your industry or location, is always looking for new ways to boost their business. Oftentimes, businesses will try to stay modern in their strategies – ahead of the curve with fresh and relevant ideas.  Although every company has their own unique strategies, this ongoing process of fresh ideas or reinvention has… Read more »

Although the U.S. unemployment rate remains relatively high, finding employees for certain positions is still difficult. Whether it’s initially filling the position or keeping it filled due to high turnover rates, some job openings are just more challenging than others, and let’s be honest – not every job is an appealing one.  Oftentimes, jobs are… Read more »

It has now been just over five months since the Supreme Court ruled The Affordable Care Act constitutional.  Although some time has passed since the ruling, many of us still have questions regarding the true meaning  for us as individuals and as employers. To help clear up some confusion concerning the healthcare reform, we’ve broken… Read more »

Whether you are only beginning your career, or you have been in the workforce for years, you know that even when working under the direction of a supervisor or as part of a team, no one knows the full extent of your progress at work better than yourself. You may have yearly or semi-annual reviews… Read more »

It’s a picture-perfect scenario: you’ve found the dream candidate for your open position who walks the walk, talks the talk, has a brilliant skill set, spot-on experience, and glowing recommendations. However, only a mere month or two after signing on, this new hire quickly crashes and burns. What happened? Countless horror stories like this one… Read more »

It is understood that staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. Employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment you will want to see a discernible return on. However, as vital as staffing is, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would… Read more »

If nothing else, all organizations, whether large or small, can agree on one common issue: employee engagement is a difficult challenge. Additionally, with the job market and economy turning around, engaging new employees to give their best isn’t the only concern; retaining employees you have already spent the time and effort to engage is also… Read more »

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »