Why are Top Candidates Not Applying for your Jobs?

Why aren't top candidates applying for your job?

So, you have an excellent opportunity at your company that should be attractive to top candidates. You’ve made sure to advertise it in the right places. You’ve written a terrific ad that showcases not only the job itself but your company and all of the benefits you offer. However, you’re not getting the applicants 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 »

Build a Happier Work Environment With These Strategies

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 helping… Read more »

Answers to the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

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 »

When to Start Planning for Your Holiday Staffing Needs

As the holiday season approaches, temporary staffing agency, Staffers, knows now is the time to start your seasonal hiring. Here’s why: Early planning helps you gain an edge over the competition. Many employers will, in fact, wait another month before they begin hiring for the holiday season. But by getting your seasonal hiring function up and running… Read more »

New Job? Here’s How to Start on the Right Foot

You’ve been searching for weeks and finally landed a new job. You’ve put a ton of effort into re-designing your resume, writing the perfect cover letter, and preparing for your interview. Now, you’re sitting at your new desk and trying to learn new company policies, procedures, and culture. In the first weeks of your new… 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 »

Unstructured vs. Structured Interviews: Pros and Cons

What’s the difference between an unstructured interview and a structured interview? Unstructured interviews are more informal, and the interviewer often bases later questions on the candidate’s previous answers. The interviewer may go in with a list of questions but not ask them all. The interview tends to be more conversational in nature and can cover… Read more »