Unsolicited Call from a Recruiter? Why You Should Pick Up

You’re not looking for a new job, but you get an unsolicited call from a recruiter with a potential job opportunity. Should you A. hang up, B. put them on mute while you work away pretending to listen, or C. ask for more details and truly listen. The answer is ‘C’, and here’s why: Even… Read more »

How to Start a New Career: Planning for 2018

The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” That certainly holds true when you are planning your career and its development. Here are four steps you… Read more »

Introvert? How to Shine in Your Job Interview

Being an introvert doesn’t have to be a disadvantage for a jobseeker. Plenty of jobs require the kind of quiet, focused attention that an introvert is so good at. Doing some homework in advance and working with your natural inclinations, instead of against them will allow you to present yourself in the best possible light…. Read more »

Exciting Ways to Learn About Staffing: Podcasts

Do you have a long commute to work? It can be tough to entertain yourself on the way to work while driving safely. Podcasts have become hugely popular over the last few years, and the staffing industry has responded to listeners’ interests. If you don’t have as much time to read about current trends in… 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 »

Overlooked Tips for Acing that Job Interview!

The interview can make or break your chances at getting the job. There’s the typical advice: dress to impress, arrive on time, carry yourself well, and ask good questions. While these are great things to keep in mind, here are some overlooked tips that could help you stand out in the job market. Use Google… Read more »

How to Conduct an Effective Employee Performance Review

Let’s face it, most of us—managers and employees—don’t enjoy sitting down for a yearly performance review. But they’re an unfortunate fact of life: employees need to know whether they’re performing their duties well and where they may need to improve. Employers need a way to gauge performance as well as motivate their staffs to be… Read more »

Skills Development Program: A Guidebook

Does your company have an internal training and development program? If not, you could be missing out, not only on creating a motivated, skilled and effective workforce that will successfully achieve your organization’s goals, but on some major cost savings. Like many companies, yours may be struggling with hiring and retaining employees with the specific… Read more »

How to Plan Your 2015 Staffing Budget

Yes, it’s that time of year already! If you want to get executive buy-in on your staffing budget for next year, now is the time to do it. How can you create an accurate forecast for your contingent labor needs? Start by asking yourself these key questions: Where do you plan to get your employees,… Read more »

Nervous Interviewee or Not a Good Fit? How Tell the Difference When Interviewing

Job interviews are nerve-wracking for just about everyone. And some people get more nervous than others. Unfortunately, when a candidate is nervous, those nerves may affect your ability to assess whether they’re really right for the position. And you could be missing out on a really great employee. So, what can you do to make… Read more »