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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.

Why aren't top candidates applying for your job?

So, you have an excellent opportunity at your company that should be attractive to top candidates. 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 all of the benefits you offer. However, you’re not getting the applicants you… Read more »

Work with a staffing firm today!

If you’re still thinking of staffing companies as “temp agencies,” it’s time to adjust your outlook. Many companies are discovering that partnering with a reputable staffing company can give them a competitive edge. Here’s why you should work with a staffing company. How can you work with a staffing company? First and foremost, if you… Read more »

These days, it’s not unusual to have a gap in your employment history given unemployment rates over the last decade. Employers and recruiters are familiar with seeing employment gaps on resumes by now, but you’ll still need to explain them. Here’s how to handle the situation and keep those gaps from harming your chances of… Read more »

Recruitment marketing is a practical approach to finding and attracting top talent.  The Undercover Recruiter compares this strategy to a pyramid or funnel. At the base of the funnel is “Awareness,” followed by “Interest,” “Active search,” “Application,” “Evaluation,” and finally, at the top, “Hire.” According to the Undercover Recruiter, however, “Many consider [recruitment marketing] the top… Read more »

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Why is this old adage true? As an article in the Harvard Business Review demonstrates, this is because first impressions are difficult to change. Psychologist, Phil McAleer, conducted a study, which revealed that even the first “hello” can determine whether or not someone finds you trustworthy. So, what… Read more »

Staffing Firms

Job seekers who are looking for employment often find success working with staffing firms. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent work, a staffing service can help you take the first step. Many job seekers work with staffing agencies because they can place you with companies that you may not be able to reach… 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 »

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 temporary or permanent employee. Pros of Hiring a Temp You can hire employees for specific… Read more »

A strategic staffing plan will help your business have success!

As a job candidate, you know there are some questions you’re almost always going to get during an interview. One of them is “tell me about yourself.” And, as one of Jackson’s top employment agencies, we at Staffers know it’s one of the most dreaded questions for a reason. It’s so open-ended that you often can’t… Read more »