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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.

Most recruiters rely on referrals as one of their most important recruiting resources. According to the 2018 North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends Report, “Referrals from existing candidates jumps to the top of the list of single best talent sources this year. Nearly 30 percent say referrals are the absolute best source of high-quality talent,… Read more »

Ace your remote phone interview!

As businesses have become remote, hiring has too. There’s no other way to put it: phone interviews are daunting. Not only is this your first real “personal” opportunity to give the employer a great impression of you, your chances of moving on to an in-person interview hinge on it. Fortunately, you have some benefits on… Read more »

What’s the 80/20 rule? The 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Rule, is simple: in many cases, about 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In other words, 20% of the work you do accounts for 80% of the outcomes of your work. With this in mind, strategizing about how best to maximize… Read more »

Are you tired of posting your company’s open positions on online job boards only to have your inbox fill with dozens of candidates without the experience you’re looking for? If you feel as though you’ve exhausted your recruiting strategies, think again! We have some creative ideas for finding top talent. Highlight the perks of working… Read more »

Looking for your next top performer? Want to evaluate an employee before making a full-time hiring decision? Interested in outsourcing some of the paperwork associated with being an employer. Staffing services come in a variety of forms to meet many different business needs, including the ones above. Staffers knows that if you’re new to the staffing… Read more »

Transitioning from temp to perm?

As a top employment agency in Jackson, MS, Staffers knows more companies today are hiring temp employees, especially essential businesses. And they’re not just bringing them on board for short-term work. in many cases, they’re using temporary employment as a way to test drive candidates before making a full-time hiring decision. That being said, is… Read more »

Partnering with a staffing agency? Here are five questions to ask!

When you consider partnering with a staffing agency, it’s essential that you get to know them. What is their area of expertise? How do they work? What kind of work ethic do they have? Asking the right questions can reassure you that your recruiter will be a true business partner. They will work with you… Read more »

Perhaps the most unfortunate part of on-the-job boredom, burn out, and fatigue is that your star employees are most likely to experience it. Sometimes these symptoms are easy to recognize. Missed deadlines, changes in demeanor, and tardiness are all examples of possible signals. Although these behaviors could be attributed to family problems or medical issues,… Read more »

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, millions of Americans have begun working from home. For many companies and workers, this is an entirely new endeavor. Facing so much uncertainty over the coming weeks can lead to difficulties with productivity and positivity, especially when we are having to implement these changes at a rapid rate. As a… Read more »

A strategic staffing plan will help your business have success!

Staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. However, employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment on which you will want to see a discernible return. Despite this, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would never forego your company’s financial plan,… Read more »