Answers to the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

As a job candidate, you know there are some questions you’re almost always going to get during an interview. One of them is “tell me about yourself.” And, as one of Jackson’s top employment agencies, we at Staffers know it’s one of the most dreaded questions for a reason. It’s so open-ended that you often can’t… Read more »

Community Service Can Help Your Business: Tips for Getting Involved

For a business to succeed, it has to successfully engage and serve its local community. This goes beyond connecting with other businesses in your area. Additionally, as the holidays kick into full swing, it’s natural to reflect on ways you can help those around you. But how do you get involved? Helping those in need… Read more »

Ask Yourself These Questions about Your Office’s Health

It’s so easy for the day-to-day tasks that keep your business afloat to become overwhelming. When your office is especially busy, maintaining workplace positivity is one of the first things to fall by the wayside. While you and your co-workers are on task, working extra hard, and accomplishing your goals or reaching your deadlines, it’s… Read more »

When to Start Planning for Your Holiday Staffing Needs

As the holiday season approaches, temporary staffing agency, Staffers, knows now is the time to start your seasonal hiring. Here’s why: Early planning helps you gain an edge over the competition. Many employers will, in fact, wait another month before they begin hiring for the holiday season. But by getting your seasonal hiring function up and running… Read more »

New Job? Here’s How to Start on the Right Foot

You’ve been searching for weeks and finally landed a new job. You’ve put a ton of effort into re-designing your resume, writing the perfect cover letter, and preparing for your interview. Now, you’re sitting at your new desk and trying to learn new company policies, procedures, and culture. In the first weeks of your new… Read more »

Attracting Top Talent With Recruitment Marketing

Job Seekers: work with a staffing firm to figure out your next career move.

Recruitment marketing is a practical approach to finding and attracting top talent.  The Undercover Recruiter compares this strategy to a pyramid or funnel. At the base of the funnel is “Awareness,” followed by “Interest,” “Active search,” “Application,” “Evaluation,” and finally, at the top, “Hire.” According to the Undercover Recruiter, however, “Many consider [recruitment marketing] the top… Read more »

Unstructured vs. Structured Interviews: Pros and Cons

What’s the difference between an unstructured interview and a structured interview? Unstructured interviews are more informal, and the interviewer often bases later questions on the candidate’s previous answers. The interviewer may go in with a list of questions but not ask them all. The interview tends to be more conversational in nature and can cover… Read more »

Job Seekers: Make the Most of Working with a Staffing Firm

Job Seekers: work with a staffing firm to figure out your next career move.

Job seekers who are looking for employment often find success working with a staffing firm. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent work, a staffing service can help you take the first step. Many job seekers work with staffing agencies because they can place you with companies that you may not be able to… Read more »

Learning How to Determine the Market Value of a Job

Transitioning from temp to perm?

When it’s time to make an employee an offer, it’s important to make sure your compensation package is at least comparable to what your competitors are paying. It’s so easy these days for candidates to look up the salary range for their job. Therefore, if what you offer lacks value, you may have gone through… Read more »

Searching for Success at a New Job? Try 30/60/90

Are you searching for ways to put your best foot forward at your new job? The 30/60/90 plan is a great way to set yourself up for success in your new job. For each month that you’ve worked, on the 30th, 60th, and 90th day, you complete and begin a new set of goals for… Read more »