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 »

Deciphering the Lingo: Understanding Different Types of Staffing

Looking for your next top performer? Want to evaluate an employee before making a full-time hiring decision? Interested in outsourcing some of the paperwork associated with being an employer? Staffing services come in a variety of forms to meet many different business needs, including the ones above. But as a Jackson staffing agency, Staffers knows that… Read more »

“Tell Me About Yourself” – Best Ways to Answer This 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 is so open-ended that you often… Read more »

Attract & Retain Top Talent: Millennials

According to Aerotek, in 2015, millennials became one of the largest parts of the workforce and will make up 50% of the global workforce and 75% of the workforce by the year 2020. Therefore, it’s important for recruiters and employers to know how to retain and attract millennial talent in the upcoming years. How can… Read more »

What Really Attracts Top Talent?

As one of Jackson, Mississippi’s leading staffing agencies, Staffers knows staying competitive in the war for talent means you need to know what potential employees want – so you can attract the best. How do you stack up compared with other employers? Here’s a look at what high quality candidates are searching for when evaluating… Read more »

Time Management: Make the Most of Your Workday

Time management can be tricky when the office is full of distractions that can get in the way of your productivity, which can subsequently make for a stressful workday. Here are a few simple tips that will help you to maximize your time and add more productive energy to your workday! Don’t check your e-mail… Read more »

Using Social Media to Recruit Top Talent

For staffing firms, one great way to find top talent is through social media platforms. According to Social Talent, “In the first 10 years of their career, 86% of people are likely to use social media in the job search, making social media a crucial channel to support your recruiting efforts.” Here are a few… 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 »

The Perks of Being Health Conscious at Work

Businesses all over the United States and all over Mississippi are becoming ever more focused on employee health in the work place. As employers learn more about the health risks associated with working in a sedentary position for long hours, employers are coming up with creative solutions to promote office wellness. For example, at Staffers,… Read more »

It’s Not a Myth: Hiring is Getting Harder. What Does This Mean for Employers?

It’s getting hard to find good help these days. Due to a weak educational picture, the ever-increasing specialization of the economy and a shrinking supply of available workers, hiring is getting more and more difficult for Mississippi employers. One reason is that skilled workers are experiencing ever-higher demand while programs to create those workers are… Read more »