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 »

How to Make Your Temp Job Permanent

A Temp job gives you the opportunity to explore different career paths while also having a flexible schedule. For the employers, hiring employees temporarily creates an extended interview or audition for the potential employee, so being a temporary employee is a great way to showcase your skill set and the ways you are valuable to… 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 »

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 »

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 Build a Sustainable Culture of Employee Happiness

Did you know that employees who are recognized at work actually feel happier at their jobs – and more loyal to their employers? As one of the top human resources firms in Jackson, MS, Staffers knows that focusing on your people and showing them your appreciation on a regular basis goes a long way in… Read more »

Do Staffing Firms Post Fake Job Listings?

When you’re spending hours tweaking your resume, writing a cover letter, filling out an online application, and checking your email, it can be extremely frustrating to find out a particular job never existed. In fact, it was a fake. Do companies do this just to torture you, or is there a legitimate reason? Typically, when… 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 »

How to Spot a Natural Leader When Hiring

One of the most sought-after skills in business is good leadership. An effective manager uses their own skills, delegates well, and gets the most out of their subordinates. But it’s not always easy to tell which person is management material. Before you can call someone a natural leader, you have to know what you’re looking… Read more »