Partnering with a Staffing Agency? Ask These Questions

Partnering with a staffing agency? Here are five questions to ask!

When you consider partnering with a staffing agency, it’s essential that you get to know them. What is their area of expertise? How do they work? What kind of work ethic do they have? Asking the right questions can reassure you that your recruiter will be a true business partner. They will work with you… Read more »

Creating a Strategic Staffing Plan that Will Meet Your Needs

A strategic staffing plan will help your business have success!

Staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. However, employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment on which you will want to see a discernible return. Despite this, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would never forego your company’s financial plan,… Read more »

Overqualified? How to Positively Spin Your Qualifications

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »

Resume Gap? How to Explain it Away in an Interview

These days, it’s not unusual to have a gap in your employment history given unemployment rates over the last decade. Employers and recruiters are familiar with seeing employment gaps on resumes by now, but you’ll still need to explain them. Here’s how to handle the situation and keep those gaps from harming your chances of… Read more »

Three Steps to Making a Great First Impression

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Why is this old adage true? As an article in the Harvard Business Review demonstrates, this is because first impressions are difficult to change. Psychologist, Phil McAleer, conducted a study, which revealed that even the first “hello” can determine whether or not someone finds you trustworthy. So, what… Read more »

Staffing Firms Help Job Seekers Find Their Career Path

Staffing Firms

Job seekers who are looking for employment often find success working with staffing firms. 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 reach… Read more »

Answers to the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

A strategic staffing plan will help your business have success!

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 »

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 »