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The Staffers Blog is where you’ll find timely news and updates. It’s just one more way we support your business, your career and your goals.

Working hard to recruit and retain quality employees is essential for any business. Even so, 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, the… Read more »

When it’s time to make an employee an offer, it’s important to make sure your compensation package is at least comparable to what your competitors are paying. It’s so easy these days for candidates to look up the market value of their job. Therefore, if what you offer lacks value, you may have gone through… Read more »

When to choose structured or unstructured interviews

What’s the difference between unstructured interviews and structured interviews? 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 a variety… Read more »

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 »

Looking for a new career in 2021?

The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” That certainly holds true when you are planning your career development. Here are four steps you can take… Read more »

Who should you ask for a job reference? How do you ask? Will they say yes? Do employers even look at job references? What do they ask your references? Applying for jobs can be stressful from start to finish, and securing good references is particularly tricky. A potential employer’s call to your references could make… Read more »

Have you had trouble finding jobs that match your skillset despite searching on endless job boards and company websites? Or are you putting hours into drafting and submitting cover letters with no luck? We have some creative strategies to help you boost your job search and your results! Seek new search strategies If scouring major… Read more »

Make sure your job listing is getting to top candidates.

So, you have an excellent opportunity at your company, and 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 the benefits you offer. However, you’re not receiving applications from top candidates. Where did you go wrong, when you… Read more »

In today’s fast-paced world, people have short attention spans. Recruiters and hiring managers are no exceptions to the rule. For better or worse, our brains are programmed to make quick judgments about the people we meet. When it comes to impressing someone who has a strong say in whether you will be offered a job,… Read more »

Following the Golden Rule applies to everything, including recruiting. It’s a simple rule: treat others as you would like to be treated. This especially comes into play when working with potential job candidates. What does it mean to follow the Golden Rule in recruiting, and why is it so important? Here is a recruiter’s guide… Read more »