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 »

Attract Top Talent: Job Descriptions

Job descriptions are often overlooked when brainstorming about how to attract top talent. While your website and social media presence are essential to attracting candidates to your available jobs, your job descriptions are important for keeping your top talent interested. Titling Your Job Description: One of the most important elements of the job description is… 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 »

Keep Hiring Job Hoppers? This is What You Need to Do to Stop

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Stop Wishing for a Perfect Hiring Process: Here’s Why

A proven hiring process is one that works. While this statement is true, it is important to keep in mind that your company’s hiring process should be an ongoing work in progress. Just because your current process is successful does not mean you should rely on that process solely. What may seem “perfect” now will… Read more »

Be Decisive in Your Hiring Decisions to Snag the Best Candidates

It’s been a long, and at times, tiring recruiting process. You’ve put the necessary blood, sweat, and tears into finding the right candidates, interviewing them, selling the company, and negotiating the deal. Everything seems to be going smoothly as planned, until the candidate turns down the job offer. What happened? It can be discouraging, but… Read more »

Which Candidate is Better: Great First Impression or Good Skills Match?

Your hiring process for that new position is coming to a close, and your candidate pool has been narrowed down to two excellent potential new hires. Each of these candidates brings something unique to the table; however, they each stand out to you for very different reasons: one candidate is a picture-perfect skills match, but… Read more »

Detecting the “Untruths” of a Candidate’s Resume

In this age of information transparency, lying on resumes is a relatively uncommon issue, but unfortunately, it does happen. With unemployment rates at an all-time high, some candidates will stoop to all-time lows to find a job. Never fear, though; even if your company does not have its own dedicated human resources department, you can… Read more »

Identifying if Your New Hires Have Growth Potential

For employers, nothing is better than retaining long-term employees; especially employees who start out in entry-level positions and work their way to the top. While these kinds of employees are coveted due to their high return on investment and vast knowledge of the ins and outs of the company, it can sometimes be difficult determining… Read more »

Are You Offering Job Seekers What They Want Most? Attract Top Talent by Meeting Their Wish List

The employer/employee dynamic is a two-way street. You want to employ the best candidates, and they want to receive what they deserve in return. The key to keeping everyone happy is understanding what it is your employees value and desire. When hiring new talent, take inventory of what you currently provide and consider the following:… Read more »