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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.

Pick up a call from a recruiter

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 »

Temporary vs direct hire

You may find it difficult to determine whether or not you should hire someone permanently or temporarily. A staffing firm can help you make the right decision. Here are some pros and cons to hiring temporary vs direct hire employees. Pros of Hiring a Temporary Employee You can hire employees for specific tasks or projects… Read more »

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 talent. Where did you go wrong, when you… Read more »

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »

How to hire a great manager

When you’re running a business, selecting a manager can be one of the most important decisions you ever make. As one of the leading staffing firms in Jackson, Mississippi, Staffers knows you need to hire a great manager can turn leads into sales, motivate employees, and produce bottom line results. A poor manager, on the other… Read more »

An administrative assistant ensures the day-to-day of an office runs smoothly and efficiently. Becoming an administrative assistant may be a good path for you if you are organized, detail-oriented, and communicate well. An administrative assistant’s responsibilities varies from industry to industry, but more than likely, they will require answering phones, scheduling appointments and meetings, and… Read more »

Calculating market value

Job descriptions are often the first interaction a candidate has with the position you’re recruiting for. It could even be their first encounter with your business. Therefore, to ensure you are getting top applicants, it’s important that your job description be stellar. Here are some tips for how to write an eye catching job description…. Read more »

Hiring is costly, and when you’re in a bind, you might be hiring for the present. Implementing a plan that allows you to hire for the future will help you avoid getting into a bind. While you can’t foresee all of your hiring needs, thinking ahead will help you address possible pitfalls. 1. Immediate challenges… Read more »

There are a variety of reasons you might have an uncomfortable conversation with your supervisor or boss. You may make a mistake on an important project, receive some negative feedback, want to ask for a raise, put in your notice, or complain about a company policy or decision. While these scenarios are totally different, you… Read more »

Create a Recruitment Plan

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 recruitment plan in effect. You would never forego your company’s financial plan,… Read more »