Four Steps to Proactive Spring Hiring

Does the phrase “proactive hiring” make you cringe? Does the whole concept just seem like too much work? In the current hiring environment, though, it truly pays off. To get the best talent, you need to work a little smarter than the competition. How? Proactive hiring simply means being aware of what jobs are most… Read more »

6 Soft Skills to Look for When Hiring Top Talent

As one of Jackson’s leading staffing agencies, Staffers knows that when you’re looking to hire, you need to go well beyond a candidate’s technical skills and dig into their soft skills as well. After all, the very best candidates have a solid mix of hard and soft skills, allowing them to succeed and add value… 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 »

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 »

Stop Guessing and Start Planning: How to Evaluate Your True Staffing Needs

Do you think you’ll need to hire specialized talent this year? Or do you know you will? Is your company making big plans for growth? If so, do you know where to find skilled candidates? Because hiring is crucial to your company reaching its goals, you need to plan ahead. You’ll want to identify staffing… Read more »