What It Takes to Be a Successful Recruiter

Being a recruiter requires wearing multiple hats. Not only are you working with candidates, but you are also working with clients and establishing liaisons between the two groups. Recruiters have to know how to best serve their candidates and clients, and in a lot of ways, this position is about both being a good salesman,… Read more »

Summer Time and the Living Isn’t Always Easy: How to Find Temp Employees During Vacation Season

Summer is one of the most popular times for vacationing, which means, for many businesses, that fewer employees are working at any given time. This can make it difficult to keep a schedule running smoothly or to meet a project deadline. If your office numbers are lower during the summer time, and you’re scrambling 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 »

A Helpful Guide to Networking Strategies

Being on top of your networking game is essential to making professional connections in the working world. At first, networking might feel awkward or unnatural, but everything gets easier (and better) with practice! At Staffers, we know that networking is one of the many ways to snag your dream career or go from a temporary position… Read more »

Three Mistakes Candidates Make When Working with a Staffing Firm

If you’re searching for a new job, it’s a great idea to partner with a Jackson staffing firm. They can offer you access to opportunities not always advertised, as well as help you polish your resume and interviewing skills. That said, there are some common mistakes candidates make in the relationship that hinder their ability… 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 »

Growing Your Career to Become a Leader

Whether you have just stepped into a management position, have been managing a team of employees for years, or are not yet managing others, it is only natural to want to grow in your career. For many workers, growth often starts with being seen as a leader, regardless of where you currently fall on the… Read more »

Hiring the Best Candidates for Your Company (Not the Job)

When it comes to hiring for an open position, finding the right person for the job is key – or is it? While finding a qualified candidate to successfully carry out job responsibilities is of course essential, it is not everything. Today, it is becoming increasingly more important to hire candidates who will be great… Read more »

How to Jumpstart Your Job Search

Has it been awhile since you’ve had an interview or even a call from a potential employer? It may be time to take a look at how you’re conducting your job search. You may need to revise your approach, your materials or your attitude. 1. Do some homework. Once you’ve put your resume on a… Read more »