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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.

Excellent recruiter

An excellent recruiter knows that hiring requires a lot more than meets the eye. Not only do recruiters have to place great new hires, but they are also responsible for marketing their company and attracting top talent. As The Undercover Recruiter points out, a huge part of recruiting is sales. Are you considering a career in… Read more »

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 »

Sometimes it’s hard to see the signs that it’s time to change jobs. Maybe you’ve been there for years, have great benefits, or have hopes of a promotion. While all of these things can help make a job great, they aren’t always enough to make you happy at work, and happiness is a recipe for… Read more »

It is understood that staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. Employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment you will want to see a discernible return on. However, as vital as staffing is, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would… Read more »

Perhaps the most unfortunate part of on-the-job burn out is that your star employees are most likely to experience it. According to Heidi Lynne Kurter writing for Forbes, the tell-tale symptoms include “loss of motivation, increased mistakes and poor memory, and irritability and more sensitivity to feed back.” Although these behaviors could be attributed to… Read more »

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 »

It happens all the time: you’re searching for a job, and you find the perfect position. Only there’s one problem. You don’t quite meet all the requirements listed in the job description. It’s a bit of a reach. Should you walk away, or take a chance and submit an application? We suggest you do the latter, and… Read more »

Getting a promotion is great, but it inevitably changes your relationship to your co-workers, especially those who have known you in your previous role. Navigating this change smoothly is essential to becoming an effective supervisor. Here are some tips for how to manage your transition from peer to leader. Set expectations early. Transitioning from a… Read more »

Interruptions and distractions at work are an inevitable part of the work day. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but it affects our ability to focus on important tasks. The Harvard Business Review wrote that “40% of [survey] respondents reported experiencing more than 10 interruptions per day, with 15% reporting more than 20 interruptions a… Read more »

Calculating market value

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 salary range for their job. Therefore, if what you offer lacks value, you may have gone through… Read more »