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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.

What does networking mean to you? Talking to new people? Reaching out to ask for favors? Making cold calls? For some, those activities are uncomfortable and nerve-wracking. The good news? Networking has gone digital, making it much easier for everyone. Here’s how to make digital networking work for you! Join a Variety of Online Groups… Read more »

Why do you use temporary employees? To fill in for absentee full-timers? To help you complete special projects? To handle peak seasons? More importantly, how do you use temps? Are you using them to best of their abilities and getting the most return on your investment? Answer that last question with a resounding “Yes!” by following these… Read more »

How many times have you started to apply for a job and then given up in disgust or frustration over the online application process? Online application forms can be complicated and annoying, but many companies still rely on them to round up and organize candidates for their open positions, or to collect resumes to keep… Read more »

If you are not implementing an employee referral system in your company, you may want to give one some thought. Diligent, motivated employees typically surround themselves with like-minded people and statistics show it; referred employees have higher retention rates and increase employee engagement in their company. Well-designed referral programs identify top prospects that may not… Read more »

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many otherwise active job seekers find themselves putting their searches on hold. Why? Although conventional wisdom advises that companies are unlikely to engage in hiring during the hustle and bustle time of year, a surprising 53% of employers actually do continue to schedule interviews throughout December. If employers are… Read more »

Whether you have just stepped into a management position, have been managing a team of employees for years, or are not yet managing others, it is only natural to want to grow in your career. For many workers, growth often starts with being seen as a leader, regardless of where you currently fall on the… Read more »

When it comes to hiring for an open position, finding the right person for the job is key – or is it? While finding a qualified candidate to successfully carry out job responsibilities is of course essential, it is not everything. Today, it is becoming increasingly more important to hire candidates who will be great… Read more »

Has it been awhile since you’ve had an interview or even a call from a potential employer? It may be time to take a look at how you’re conducting your job search. You may need to revise your approach, your materials or your attitude. 1. Do some homework. Once you’ve put your resume on a… 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 »

Finding and hiring top candidates is only the first hurdle to conquer on your journey to business success. Retaining your best and brightest talent after employing them is incredibly important but is oftentimes overlooked. Keeping your best employees is simply a smart business move. Turnover is costly in time, money, and company morale, so it… Read more »