How Best to Work from Home

At first, working from home sounds like a dream come true: no rush hour traffic, wearing your pajamas all day—what’s not to love? While working from home is rewarding for a lot of reasons, it can also be really difficult to work efficiently and productively. Home comes with a lot of possible distractions, and if… Read more »

Management Tips: Setting Goals for Your Employees

In order to keep a company on track, a manager should work with her employees to establish attainable goals and deadlines. According to Success Factors, most businesses see an increase in company performance when managers work with individuals to create goals that are connected to the company’s overall strategy. Here are some tips for how… Read more »

How to Get Your Business More Involved in Your Community

It’s well known that for a business to succeed, it has to successfully engage and serve its local community. Of course, your Chamber of Commerce can help you connect with your business community, not to mention getting involved with groups like Jackson MS’s Small Business Administration or the Jackson’s Women Business Center of Mississippi. But… Read more »

A Helpful Guide to Networking Strategies

Being on top of your networking game is essential to making professional connections in the working world. At first, networking might feel awkward or unnatural, but everything gets easier (and better) with practice! At Staffers, we know that networking is one of the many ways to snag your dream career or go from a temporary position… Read more »

5 Secrets of a Likable Manager

Being a good boss isn’t about giving orders. That’s what a dictator does. An effective manager should to lead by example, show respect for his or her employees, and inspire subordinates to give their best efforts. It helps greatly if employees like their manager. It takes an incredibly rare individual to be unlikable yet still… Read more »

The Resume: How to Set Yourself Apart

When applying for jobs, the resume is one of the first pieces of information your staffing firm or future employer will receive about you, so it is very important that your resume showcase your skills and previous work experience. Your resume will help your staffing recruiter place you in a position that will fit your… Read more »

Seeking Employment? Consider a Staffing Firm

So, you’re looking for a job, and you’re not sure where to start. As you begin your job search, you should consider applying with a staffing firm. A staffing firm can connect you to the jobs that match your skill set and interests. At Staffers, we have access to jobs that no one else does… Read more »

Constructive Criticism: Improve Your Feedback Skills

Giving constructive criticism is one of the most difficult aspects of being an employer but is one of the most important ways to keep your office running smoothly and efficiently. Providing constructive criticism can be tough, but being proactive about it can strengthen your communication skills as an employer and company. As one of the… Read more »

How to be an Efficient Recruiter

Recruiting and hiring is particularly important for small businesses. Unlike larger companies, who could have hundreds, even thousands, of employees, small business owners have a special challenge when it comes to hiring the right person for the job. Not only is it about hiring someone who will fit into your company’s team and the culture… Read more »