Retaining Top Talent: Office Culture

The notion of company loyalty has changed dramatically in the past few years. As the job market changes, employees are switching from job to job more frequently, which means companies are having to re-strategize in order to retain their top talent. One strategy is to establish and / or maintain an engaging office culture. According… Read more »

4 Tips for Writing an Interview Thank You Note

The interview process isn’t over when you shake hands and walk out the door. There’s still one card left to play, one too often neglected these days: writing a follow-up letter. While this used to be an actual letter, today an email serves the same crucial purpose – one final reminder to your interviewers to… 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 »

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 »