Tips for Using a Staffing Firm as a Job Seeker

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

How to Get Your Business More Involved in Your Community

It’s well known that for a business to succeed, it has to successfully engage and serve its local community. Of course, your Chamber of Commerce can help you connect with your business community, not to mention getting involved with groups like Jackson MS’s Small Business Administration or the Jackson’s Women Business Center of Mississippi. But… Read more »

How to Best Work with a Staffing Agency

Why do you use temporary employees? To fill in for absentee full-timers? To help you complete special projects? To handle peak seasons? More importantly, how do you use temps? Are you using them to best of their abilities and getting the most return on your investment? Answer that last question with a resounding “Yes!” by following these… Read more »

3 Ways Employee Referral Programs Can Help Your Business

If you are not implementing an employee referral system in your company, you may want to give one some thought. Diligent, motivated employees typically surround themselves with like-minded people and statistics show it; referred employees have higher retention rates and increase employee engagement in their company. Well-designed referral programs identify top prospects that may not… Read more »

Conducting Periodic Self-Evaluations

Whether you are only beginning your career, or you have been in the workforce for years, you know that even when working under the direction of a supervisor or as part of a team, no one knows the full extent of your progress at work better than yourself. You may have yearly or semi-annual reviews… Read more »

On-the-Clock Mistake? Here’s How to Fix it

Mistakes are inevitable. After all, we are only human. Generally, mistakes can be easily corrected, and eventually, you can forget about them and move on; making a mistake at work, however, can be much more serious. On-the-clock mistakes can impact your employer and depending on your mistake, even your company’s bottom line can suffer. While… Read more »

7 Outside-the-Box Strategies for Engaging Your Staff This Summer

Summer is just around the corner. How do you plan to keep your staff on track throughout the season? If you’re not sure, here are seven outside-the-box strategies for keeping employees engaged and productive: Kick your employees out (side). As one of Jackson’s top staffing agencies, Staffers knows summer provides the perfect opportunity to mix… Read more »