Shortage of Talent? How to Avoid this in Your Office

Working hard to recruit and retain quality employees is essential for any business. Even so, the most diligent companies sometimes find themselves seeking top talent to fill the shoes of a previous employee. However, no manager can fully prepare for every aspect of what the future may hold for a company’s workforce. In all actuality,… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Temp or Perm

When you’re hiring, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether or not you should hire someone permanently or temporarily. A staffing firm can help you make the right decision, but here are some pros and cons to hiring a temp or perm employee. Pros of Hiring a Temp You can hire employees for specific… Read more »

Mastering the Application Form

How many times have you started to apply for a job and then given up in disgust or frustration over the online application process? Online application forms can be complicated and annoying, but many companies still rely on them to round up and organize candidates for their open positions, or to collect resumes to keep… Read more »

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Technology makes workers accessible around the clock like never before, and as a result, people work longer hours. According to Forbes, 94% of working professionals are working more than 50 hours per week, and nearly half of these people said they work more than 65 hours a week. Work-life balance, an increasingly relevant term, has… Read more »

Seasonal Staffing in Jackson: 5 Best Practices to Follow

The holidays are peak season for many businesses in Jackson. Ensuring your staffing levels are adequate during this busy time can be a challenge, especially if you have limited resources. To help you make it through end-of-the-year demands – and not just survive, but thrive – here are five best practices for seasonal staffing: Plan… Read more »

6 Soft Skills to Look for When Hiring Top Talent

As one of Jackson’s leading staffing agencies, Staffers knows that when you’re looking to hire, you need to go well beyond a candidate’s technical skills and dig into their soft skills as well. After all, the very best candidates have a solid mix of hard and soft skills, allowing them to succeed and add value… Read more »

Best Practices for Using Temporary Staffing

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 for your investment? Answer that last question with a resounding “Yes!” by… Read more »

How to Achieve Long-term Success with Your Temporary Staffing Partner

Do you have a strong relationship with your staffing agency? If you answered “No,” or “Am I supposed to have one,” read on. Your staffing agency should be one of your business partners, working to better your results and improve your chances of success. And because they’re responsible for bringing new employees into your business,… Read more »